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Call of Duty Black Ops: Will you buy it without Zombie Mode?

There has been a lot of talk lately, on the debate surrounding the inclusion of zombie mode in Treyarch’s upcoming release of Call of Duty Black Ops, set to hit stores on November 9th.

We’ve been keeping you up to date with all the latest rumors surrounding the popular add-on, and we’ve also been reading your feedback on the mode as well. A lot of you are still expecting Treyarch to announce it last minute before the game releases, but some of you are also threatening to boycott the game if Treyarch doesnt add zombies into the game.

Just yesterday, we told you how there might be plans to include zombies as DLC after the game hits stores, which would obviously be a major blow for fans, but a smart business move for Treyarch. The company are not stupid, and I’m sure they are well aware that zombie mode was the biggest thing in World at War, and the key reason why everyone paid the extra cash for their map packs.

The worrying thing is, Treyarch has still not dropped any big hints about the inclusion of zombie mode, so as we enter September, two months before release, all we have to go on are still rumors and speculation. The company did say at their multiplayer reveal, that most of their main features have already been announced, but did confirm that co-op would get a separate showing later on down the line – which gives us hope.

One portion of co-op has already been confirmed via the combat training mode, so we just hope that the other remains zombie mode. How would they fit zombies in though? If you’ve seen the latest videos for the game, you’ll know that the game looks a lot like MW2 – i.e all modern settings, rather than World War settings, so could they still make an easy transition from Black Ops multiplayer to Nazi Zombies?

We know that the four zombie maps from World at War will definitely be playable in the special editions of the game, but whether that is part of normal play, or zombie co-op is still yet to confirmed.

It seems that Treyarch has everyone where they want at the moment for a number of reasons. The company has just finished unveiling a brilliant multiplayer mode – knowing too well that everyone is still waiting on zombie mode. If they choose not to release zombies with the game and announce that it is coming afterwards, they know that everyone will still buy it, since the multiplayer and single player campaigns will still offer enough content for your hard-earned cash.

The question is though – where do you stand on this? Are you willing to buy the game if zombies are not included, or are you staying firm on your decision of ‘no zombies, no buy’? We are eagerly awaiting your thoughts on this. Some ideas for Zombie mode can be seen in our previous article here.

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Written by Alan Ng

Alan has been working for Product-Reviews since 2009 and became the Editor-in-chief in 2014. He has a passion for technology, the latest mobile phones and gadgets, and the gaming industry. Alan is a graduate of Canterbury Christ Church University and completed a B.A in Commercial Music in 2008. While expressing a keen interest in all areas that PR cover, you'll usually find Alan in the gaming section, where he'll be keeping enthusiasts up to date on all the latest news and reviews for consoles and PC.

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marlon
marlon

what does the coin do when yu pick it up in zombie o=mode after using the telporter

TED
TED

HALO REACH

bobby
bobby

who actualy cares now it's already out 🙂

NANO_theKiLLeR
NANO_theKiLLeR

y pay for zombie maps

TheGuy
TheGuy

Do you think they will make the extra maps that are available with the hardened edition available for DLC right when the game launches? Or will they be exclusive too the limited editions?

Ryan Eddinger
Ryan Eddinger

well idk if they are gonna have zombies or not but its a good game ither way and if zombies are included thatll be freakin sweet.

juan
juan

there better be some zombies in this game……..

abcdef
abcdef

looks good but 2 many wepons that need no skill.
i can imagin a lot of camping with explosive wepons on online
but well just have to see

jonnz
jonnz

medal of honour is not a good game and by not a good game i mean biggest waste of money in a long long time.

joseph
joseph

at geme stop i ask the dud that was behind the counter is there zombies in the game and he said yes.

Mr CoD
Mr CoD

i am probably getting normal version of it even though i want hardened, gamestop says its out of stock so i dont know about it. All i want to know is if you've already bought the WaW zombie maps previously, are they gonna be in black ops when you get it? And if not, WHY?

Cl@ss1f13d
Cl@ss1f13d

to be honest, i wouldn't give even if there weren't zombies.
I'm buying the game for the singleplayer and the wager matches. NOT THE ZOMBIE MODE!

(though if they have it it'll be epic)

the customisation and epic maps will be the best bit.

oh and did i mention the wager matches?

Quinto-
Quinto-

zombies sucked it was the worst feature in that game, even if its in black ops i will never play it or buy extra for it

ryan
ryan

god save us no zombies wouldnt be that bad so wee ur pants

RECONArmOL21
RECONArmOL21

nahh u guys are just waiting for zombies to come out the night and kill huh?? lol

bob
bob

i love weners

algbla
algbla

ya

Mc-lovin-117
Mc-lovin-117

I just dont want zombies after Online.

tyler
tyler

treyarch is realy pushing this whole we dont know if their will be zombies thing by keeping us waiting and if they dont do something soon I think that a lot of people are going to get mad and lose entrest so how long do you think you can make us wait treyarch
WE WANT ZOMBIES!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

lokienloki
lokienloki

Well, this one is previewed even more better as the official updates are coming about its new game-mode. COD Black Ops Complete Impressions.

sstem
sstem

it is a waste to buy the four extra maps even if they are available to purchase as dlc because you will be spending $40 total instead of getting all of them with the hardened edition for twenty dollars less than what you would pay total

rory
rory

if you get the regular edition, will the 4 extra maps be dlc? i am dying to know.

Gab
Gab

Will those four maps have the ability to be purchased from PlayStation Store?? It'd be nice, instead of having to buy Hardened or Prestige editions…

Den
Den

Theres got to be something on black ops for zombies, if you thin back to der riese, and one of the easter egg glitches, the radios, well the one under ground clearly stated that they need more substance 21 or something, which is found in the nevada desert for the wanderwuffle. so im thinking a spin off of zombies based around that may be an option to think about? we all know treyarch like to link things. Im not saying they will be NAZI zombies, maybe just taliban ones lmfao!!!!!

HIND3R
HIND3R

stfu and go bitch bout something else FPS is great an cod got things rolling for the genre so stfu gtfo

Savat
Savat

Zombies Are Confirmed! But Only On The Hardend Edition And Prestiege Edition.

Jordan
Jordan

I'm not really expecting it.. its not like games have never let anyone down before… its how they roll i guess.. there could be reasons not to put it in like how multiplayer needs improvements to where they have no room for zombies leaving thousands of angry fans to not really focusing on a bonus to a game that will already sell like hot potatoes leaving many in the wind as they still keep the majority of fans who play for the multiplayer + other garbage ..it just all depends on how much success is good enough for them i'm… Read more »

Zombiefan121
Zombiefan121

Treyarch is not as dumb and stupid as you think they are. They will have zombies for sure in all the editons of black ops. The regular edition will have 1 new zombie map ready to play for everyone who has the game(Possibly after you beat campaign) . The hardened and prestige editions will have 4 old zombie maps and 1 new map to play just like everyone else. So STFU about this no zombies in black ops bullshit, its so fucking obvious they will have zombies in it.

deevawn
deevawn

i just think the co-op zombies or whatever enemies it is will be more plot based and more of a campaign kinda of thing..

NSFW
NSFW

It would be absolutely backwards not to include the very mode that gave Treyarch a toehold against the more well recieved IW. Zombies –will– be in this game at launch. Period. It will be compunded with DLC. Anyone with any marketing sense and deductive reasoning would reach the same conclusion. Most people would get it with or without zombies…but Activision would be shooting themselves in the foot without it…Kotick won't stand for that.

o0RECON0o
o0RECON0o

hope you can pack a punch a weapon at least 5 times for more and more money each time, should be able to continuously upgrade all upgrades.

Max
Max

I'm not buying it for an entirely different reason: Medal of Honor.

Black Ops looks better than MW2 but it's a rental for me (as MW2 would have been had I known so little had changed and how the story would suck)

Jordan
Jordan

Yeah they have to throw in zombie mode the game is pretty sweet yeah but it would be unwise to not make any dlc map packs without zombies ..multiplayer gets boring so a few rounds of shredding zombats gets me in the mood again so if its just multiplayer and some crap co op like mw2 it will get pretty dusty sitting on my shelf or even go back to the store for resale like mw2 did …also so many people want it ..and lots of people + dlc = money and who doesn't want money

stu
stu

there has to be zombies it was too good a mode to not bring back although i have been thinking that they might do a spin off game which is just zombies

Slaughter
Slaughter

COD Commie Zombies will NOT be in multiplayer…you know why??? It isn't multiplayer…it is co-op!!! That is why it wasn't at the big reveal last week, they were showing off multiplayer, NOT co-op.

Also, Kevin is exactly right, Josh Olin confirmed that all 4 Nazi Zombie maps will ship with the Hardened and Prestiged editions.

Farjuan
Farjuan

you have to buy it, its call of duty

Aldo
Aldo

It doesn't even have to be 'zombies'. Just some basic type of coop wave defense mode, thats all i care for.

mike
mike

yeh i think zombies are in it already! due to having a seperate co op event showing etc
the dlc might b those map packs u can get in the limited editions but maybe the article is right those maps might become multiplayer maps and not for zombies either way im buyin it cause theatre mode and multiplayer have already bought me

JakeCooper187
JakeCooper187

in the case of zombies right ! couple of weeks back now i seen an interview with josh olin and he said, the hardened and prestige edition will come with all 4 maps from waw, however black ops will have a new co-op multiplayer mode which wont be zombies ! search youtube for the video i was looking for it for you guys cant find it though x

Brandon

The multiplayer is going to be who can reload there explosive weapon first when I watched the multiplayer video it had at least 6 or 7 exploding type weapons that took no skill to use (a.k.a noobs, and camping) if you want to play a real game go play “Medal of Honor” is going to be the place to be…. Checkmit out in the link and watch “fallen angel part 1.

kevin
kevin

Um they already confirmed it get a Twitter and follow treyarch they tweeted about it your a bit late and you didn’t have write this whole article.

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