With the release of the next generation of consoles drawing ever closer, fans of the Call of Duty franchise have been left to wonder what, if any, connection will exist between the different versions of Call of Duty: Ghosts. Activision has since revealed their plans for the upgrade and transition to next gen:
This is a very exciting year for Call of Duty but also for gaming in general, with the next generation of consoles launching this November. We know you have many questions when it comes to upgrade plans, stats and content migration, and the different options you have as a consumer to purchase and play the game. That is why we have been working with our console manufacturers for the past two years on solutions to help make your transition to next gen as seamless and easy as possible.
When purchasing Ghosts on the Xbox 360 or Playstation 3, you are given the option of a dual console version for a suggested retail price of AU$109.95, granting you access to a digital version of the game for the next gen. Playstation purchases will contain a unique code to unlock the PS4 download, if bought before March 31st 2014, whilst Xbox versions will gain download permission for the One via Gamertag. You may also upgrade your regular AU$99.95 purchase to the next gen deal for an additional $10 fee.
Also available for purchase is the Call of Duty: Ghosts Digital Hardened Edition. This provides an assortment of bonus digital content in addition to the digital download of the game, including the Team Leader digital content pack, bonus in-game Ghosts Insignia Pack and Digital Hardened Edition In-Game Item Pack. The Hardened addition will sell for a suggested price of AU$149.95 for the 360, One and PC.
Players with a Call of Duty account, created in game or via Elite, will be able to have their in game stats, unlocks and more carry over to the new version. So feel free to rack up the prestige before you hop generation. In addition to this, the Ghosts Season Pass will also be cross platform. The Season Pass includes access to four DLC Map Packs, each delivering a collection of multiplayer content and more. Purchase of the Season Pass will also receive the Team Leader digital content pack that includes a unique multiplayer character head, weapon camo, reticle, player patch, player card and player background. Priced at AU$64.95, the upgrade offer will last until May 31st 2014
Call of Duty: Ghosts will be available for digital download on Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC on November 5th 2013. For more information, visit the official site. Pre-order your copy today and fight your way across generations.