A slew of updates on Saturday from the official Call of Duty website, the Best Buy sales flyer for the week of July 1, GameStop posters and a post from an Activision community manager have all confirmed that gamers who pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops II will receive a remake of the popular Nuketown map from the original.
Pre-ordering Call of Duty: Black Ops II at most retailers will grant a DLC code for Nuketown 2025. While this pre-order bonus offer is not limited to any particular retailer, it is a limited time offer according Activision community manager One of Swords.
Nuketown is one of the smallest multiplayer maps in the Call of Duty series and is set at a nuclear test site meant to recreate a 1950s era suburb complete with empty houses and mannequins. How this popular map will be update for Black Ops II is not yet known but the following was posted on the Call of Duty website.
Now reimagined in a 50’s depiction of the “Model Home of the Future”, Nuketown 2025 is set to take that familiar close-quarters chaos into the future.
You can check out the official FAQ for the Nuketown 2025 map below.
Q. How soon can I pre-order Call of Duty®: Black Ops II to get the Nuketown 2025 map?
A. Fans who pre-order Call of Duty: Black Ops II now will get the Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map when Call of Duty: Black Ops II releases this November 13th. If you already pre-ordered the game then you’re all set, and you will be able to download the bonus map when Call of Duty: Black Ops II launches.
Q. Where will the pre-order program be available?
A. It will be available through most retailers worldwide.
Q: How do I make sure I can get Nuketown 2025?
A. Nuketown 2025 will be available to any customer who pre-orders their copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops II at participating retailers worldwide. Pre-ordering will secure you a launch unit of Call of Duty: Black Ops II that will include the Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map.
Q. When will Nuketown 2025 become available to me?
A. The Nuketown 2025 map will be available for download when Call of Duty: Black Ops II releases worldwide on November 13, 2012.
Q. Will it be available on all platforms?
A. Yes, it is a multiplatform pre-order program. Pre-orders will also be accepted through Steam. Simply follow the instructions to download through your console or PC.
Q. Is Nuketown 2025 locked on the disc?
A. No. Nuketown 2025 is a download.
Q. What if I have already pre-ordered Call of Duty: Black Ops II?
A. No need to worry. Those who have already pre-ordered will be able to purchase a launch unit of Call of Duty: Black Ops II that will include the Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is due out on November 13 for the PS3, Xbox 360 and PC.
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