Blackout Tips Part 4: Hardcore Blackout – Breaking Down the Ultimate Test of Survival!

Winning a game of Hardcore Blackout is no easy feat. Here’s what the mode entails and how to step up your game.

Blackout Tips Part 3: Overview and Advice for Surviving Alcatraz

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 – Blackout is free* until the end of April. Break out as a top soldier in Alcatraz. Check out the following tips that could help you lock up victory.

Map Spotlight: Analyzing Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Map Arsenal as the Sandstorm Hits!

At Diaysler Robotics’ manufacturing plant, a storm is brewing. Prepare for impact with these tips and tricks.

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Boss Strategies Part 2. More Tips for Tackling Three More Tough Boss Foes

If Juzou the Drunkard, Lady Butterfly, or the Great Serpent is causing you consternation, take heed with the following tactics.

Blackout Tips Part 2: Needing Vehicle, Weapon Sight and Game Mode Tactics? Then Check out the Second Set of Tips to Perfect your Battle Royale Plan.

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 – Blackout is free* until the end of April. For those dropping in or needing a refresher, this five-part guide should help you get up to speed.

Activision Weekly Wrap-Up for April 12: Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice reviews and real-world contraption-building, a new CWL host, a Crimsix Control Guide, and more!

Whether you’re just getting started in Blackout, or you’re requiring advice on mastering Black Ops 4’s Control mode, we have the strategy for you. Plus, learn about Call of Duty® World League’s newest on-air talent, and what happens when you fire a flamethrower at a metal umbrella.

Blackout Tips Part 1: Just Getting Started in Blackout or need a refresher? Then Check out the First Set of Tips to Perfect your Battle Royale Plan.

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 – Blackout is free* until the end of April. For those dropping in for the first time, this five-part guide should help you get up to speed.

Player Spotlight: CWL Pro Ian “Crimsix” Porter Shares His Tips for Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer Mode Control

A two-time World Champion, Crimsix from OpTic Gaming gives us a few pointers for mastering the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 game mode.

Mode Spotlight: The No-Frills Overview to Barebones in Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4

This simple rundown of Barebones gives you a good overview about this newly-released game mode.

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice: Real-world Prosthetic Revelations with Colin Furze!

Some of the arm contraptions in Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice look far-fetched as well as fanciful: So we asked YouTube personality, stuntman, inventor, and engineer Colin Furze to build us some working prototypes. Then we counted his remaining limbs and asked him some questions.

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Review Round-up

Exceptional reviews and critical acclaim abound as Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice wins fans across the globe. Here’s a round-up of what critics are saying.

Activision Weekly Wrap-Up for April 5: Alcatraz, Ancient Evil advice, App Info, Free Access to Blackout*, and News About COD Endowment

There was something for every Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 player this week, with the release of the Alcatraz Blackout map, Free Blackout Access, and tactics for Multiplayer Map Contraband and Zombies experience Ancient Evil! Plus, COD Endowment placed over 10,000 vets into high-quality jobs in 2018.

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Zombies Spotlight: Annihilating Enemies in Ancient Evil. Overview and Tactical Plans to Follow!

The Oracle must be freed in Delphi. Dive into Ancient Evil to embark on this legendary quest while fighting epic monsters from the Greek mythos.

Gain Combat Record Control with Today’s Call of Duty® Companion App Update!

New and live today to the Call of Duty Companion App is an expanded Combat Record, Friend Favoriting, and new Black Market information, allowing a mass of Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Multiplayer statistics to be inspected, and all at your fingertips!

The Call of Duty Endowment: Over 54,000 Placements Strong

Throughout 2018, the Call of Duty Endowment continued to be the world’s most effective veteran nonprofit funder, placing 10,686 vets into high-quality jobs.

Drop into the notorious prison island of Alcatraz, an all-new map for Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4: Blackout, first on PlayStation® 4!

Expect immediate and intense Blackout action with a focus on close quarters combat: Fight to claim the top of the Rock! Plus, the Blackout Free Access period starts Now on all platforms.

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Map Spotlight - Storm into Contraband: Hurricane with an Overview, General Guide, and More!

Time to see Contraband in an all-new light; with the island facing an onslaught of torrential weather, perfect your Multiplayer tactics before the storm rolls in.

Activision Weekly Wrap-Up for March 29: Ancient Evil, Sekiro Strategies, and Crashing into PAX East!

It was a week crammed with content, with the release of Ancient Evil and more Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 content, the first playable version of Crash™ Team Racing Nitro-Fueled, and some Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice strategies.

Grab some Goods: Twitch Prime Has a Free Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Item Drop to Collect!

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 and Twitch Prime™ have teamed up, and that means you’re in for some free gear, starting right now! Link your Twitch Prime account to unlock the free Customization Bundle. Available now on PS4, other platforms to follow.

Crash™ Team Racing Nitro-Fueled Turbo Boosts into PAX East, Giving Fans Their First Hands-On Experience!

What can you expect when Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled launches this June 21? Glad you asked: Read on and find out about the first playable tracks, initial game content, and more.

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Map Spotlight - Storm into Contraband: Hurricane with an Overview, General Guide, and More!

Time to see Contraband in an all-new light; with the island facing an onslaught of torrential weather, perfect your Multiplayer tactics before the storm rolls in.

Sekiro Strategies: Watch an Incredible No-Damage Boss Takedown, Courtesy of Future Press and the Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Official Game Guide

Available to order now, and releasing on April 15 in North America, those craving a true shinobi experience should look to the forthcoming release of the Official Game Guide by Future Press. Details below!

The newest Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4: Zombies Experience “Ancient Evil” is Now Available!

Black Ops Pass owners can now explore the ancient and terrifying subterranean city of Delphi in the next chapter of the Chaos story. New foes, unexpected allies, and shocking surprises abound. Play today on Playstation®4!

Zombies Spotlight: Run the Gauntlet in Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Zombies

One of the biggest challenges in Zombies puts you against 30 different objectives - and the clock - all for pride and bragging rights. Find out more below:

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Strategies. Tips for Taking Down Four Troublesome Bosses as the One-Armed Wolf

There are many strange and terrifying monsters, giants, and skilled weapon-wielders to encounter during your first few hours as the One-armed Wolf. Here are ways to defeat some of them.

Available Now: Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Launches Today!

FromSoftware’s epic reimagining of 16th Century Japan, filled with swordplay, unique stealth mechanics, and “beautiful deaths”, is out now. Immerse yourself in this unforgettable journey and remember: Death is not your fate just yet!

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Strategies: Surviving Your First Few Hours as the One-Armed Wolf

Need some battle-tested tactics to help you survive and thrive during your initial hours in the world of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice? Then heed the following advice!

Inside Activision: Interview with Robert Conkey, Activision Producer for Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice

We’ve got questions: What is it like working with world-class developer FromSoftware? What is a Producer’s role? And what Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice swordplay tips are most helpful in preparation for Friday’s Game Launch? Producer (and Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice gameplay expert) Robert Conkey was kind enough to answer them.

Specialist Spotlight: Codebreaking the Enigma Known as Zero

Zero dropped into Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 as part of Operation Absolute Zero. Today? She’s still the champion of countering and disrupting the flow of combat.

“Spectacular!” “A stunning, detailed world.” “Sekiro is a blast!”*. Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Previews Round-up

In preparation for launch this Friday, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice receives a deluge of awesome accolades from across the media spectrum.

Announcing Call of Duty: Mobile, coming to the west on Android and iOS

The new free-to-play Call of Duty: Mobile title is headed to worldwide audiences complete with fan-favorite weapons, maps, and characters from across the franchise. Pre-registration opens today!

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Gameplay Overview Trailer is Here!

Prepare yourself for a journey into the dark world of Sekiro, with a story synopsis, information on gameplay mechanics, and more. Enhance your game knowledge with a tactical overview of how to play like an accomplished shinobi.

The Black Ops Pass Multiplayer Maps Free Access* Weekend Starts Today! Plus: Spring Forward to Check out the Brand New Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Content.

Running from 10AM PDT Friday March 15 to 10AM PDT Monday March 18, receive three full days of access to all currently-available post-launch Multiplayer Maps. Also check out the latest content that dropped into Black Ops 4 this week.

Saddle Up for CWL Fort Worth: Live Throughout This Weekend

Tune into CWL Fort Worth throughout the weekend as CWL Pro League teams and Open Bracket challengers compete for glory in the Lonestar State.

Feature: Black Ops History on the Blackout Map (Part 2)

Check out another selection of familiar locations across the Blackout map, from Treyarch’s rich history of Black Ops.

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Goes Green With a Two Week-long St. Patrick’s Day Celebratory Makeover: Welcome to Shamrock & Awe!

Homunculus Leprechauns, hidden Pots of Gold, and a new multiplayer mode are just some of the additions across Blackout, Zombies, and Multiplayer game modes in Treyarch’s limited-time Black Ops 4 event: Make the next two weeks count!

Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice Launch Trailer Goes Live!

Take revenge by any means necessary. Become the “One-armed Wolf” and rise from every fall when Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice releases on March 22, 2019.

The World League Hub: League Play and the CWL Pro League Season So Far

Think you can step out of the casual lobbies and into the competitive scene? Head into the World League Hub and find out.

Feature: Black Ops History on the Blackout Map (Part 1)

While trekking across the map in Blackout, look out for some familiar locales from Treyarch’s rich history of Black Ops.

Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 Map Spotlight: Hitting the Jackpot at Casino with an Overview, Tactical Planning, and More!

The second of the two new Operation Grand Heist maps, dominate Casino using takedowns from dark corners, and strategic knowledge of the open-plan interior.

Blackout Spotlight: Speed into a Hot Pursuit in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4

Cops or robbers? No matter what side you’re on, fight to be the last team alive in this limited time Blackout mode.

Back and Ready to Battle: Skylanders™ Ring of Heroes Launches Globally Today!

Master your Skills. Awaken your Champions. Reassemble the Squad: The Highly-Anticipated Skylanders Mobile RPG is Now Available Worldwide.

Specialist Spotlight: Hunting with Outrider and Her Birds of Prey

Making her mark on Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 through Operation Grand Heist, Outrider is a game-changer with her Special Issue Equipment and Weapon. Here’s how you can use them.

Black Ops 4 Map Spotlight: We Break into Lockup with an Overview, General Guide, and More!

One of the two new maps as part of Operation Grand Heist, the key to a decisive victory in Lockup is knowing how to play with verticality.

Pros Take Over MLG Arena for Blackout After Dark

Some friends are going to drop in and play Blackout at the MLG Arena: Watch them tonight on Twitch.

Ready for a Big Score? Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4’s New Season is Here: Operation Grand Heist Begins Now!

Expect updates across every mode, with a huge new Blackout desert location and vehicle-heavy game mode, the Outrider Specialist, new weapons, maps, and much more.

Announcing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Operation Grand Heist: Heading to PS4 on February 19!

Welcome to Operation Grand Heist! Ready yourself for the next season of Black Ops 4, beginning this week.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice: Game Informer Article Round-up

Are you craving a cavalcade of information on the adventures of the “one-armed wolf”?

CWL Pro League Kicks Into Action This Week

Watch the best Call of Duty World League teams as they compete head-to-head.


A shout-out to the most amazing fans in the world

Thomas Wilson details five months out from Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled’s release

Part two of our Q&A with Beenox Co-Studio Head Thomas Wilson talks about what makes CTR stand out, the development process, and the best racer at the Studio.

Drop into Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout for Free During the Blackout Trial

Now through January 24, PS4, Xbox One, and PC owners can play Blackout for free.

Beenox: Passion and Pride of the Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 PC Experience

Members of the Quebec City studio talk about their biggest project yet, the excitement of being a part of Call of Duty®, and their commitment together with Treyarch to post-launch support.

Crash Team Racing Fan, Nitro-Fueled Studio Co-Head Talks CTR Post-Reveal

We sat down with Beenox Creative Director and Co-Studio Head Thomas Wilson days after the reveal for Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled.

A Colossal New Season of Content Begins Now in Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4 with Operation Absolute Zero

First on PS4, players will be introduced to a brand-new Specialist, a new Blackout location, a refreshed Black Market experience and much more. Also, Black Ops Pass owners also get access to new Multiplayer maps, a new Zombies experience and a new Blackout character.

Start Your Engines - Crash is Back!

Crash Team Racing Nitro-Fueled brings the legendary kart racer back in HD with competitive online gameplay for its 20th Anniversary.

Prepare for Battle: Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Battle Edition Now Available for PC Exclusively on Blizzard

Features Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s Multiplayer and Blackout modes in one package at an incredible value

The Spyro Reignited Trilogy Lands Worldwide Today!

Hide your sheep! Spyro makes his comeback in the Spyro Reignited Trilogy, out now for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One!

Giving Back to Veterans Through our Veterans Day of Service

Find out how, for the fifth year in a row, Activision Blizzard employees will give their support to honor veterans.

Getting Started in Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Zombies

Surviving the undead across four adventures can be a blast either by yourself, or with some friends. Here are a few survival tips for diving into this deep, story-driven experience.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Review Roundup

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is being played around the world. Let’s see what everybody is talking about!

Introducing the Call of Duty Companion App

Compete for squad rewards, receive personalized intel, and be the first to learn about Call of Duty news – all from your mobile device!

Spyro Drone Takes Flight Across America to Celebrate the Launch of His New Game!

An incredibly unique and fire-breathing Spyro Drone will meet up with fellow OG, Snoop Dogg, during this journey.

Watch Ninja, CouRage, DrLupo, Shroud participate in the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Tournament!

Tune in on Saturday, October 27 to watch four dream teams stream and compete at TwitchCon this Saturday!

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 – The Black Market, Customization, and Content

Check out the newest way to customize your Black Ops 4 experience with free content and more!

Call of Duty™ Endowment Hits Goal of Placing 50,000 Veterans in Meaningful Employment!

The Call of Duty Endowment has hit its mission goal of placing 50,000 veterans into meaningful employment ahead of schedule and is now doubling down and committing to placing 100,000 by 2024.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Delivers Biggest Launch Day One Digital Sales in Activision History

The passion and loyalty of the Call of Duty fans and community have powered Black Ops 4 to record-breaking Day One digital sales heights!

Show Your Excitement for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4!

From gaming gear to wearable swag, retailers around the world have what you need to show that you’re a part of #CODNATION.

Celebrate Your Call of Duty Legacy!

Head to the Call of Duty Your Legacy website where you can get a personalized video highlighting your Black Ops career!

Spotlight on the #CODNATION Challenge!

Call of Duty Endowment Executive Director Dan Goldenberg breaks down what’s new in the #CODNATION Challenge.

Playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 in Total Blackout

Inside the Black Ops House – the ‘world’s darkest’ room covered in ultra-dark Vantablack VBx2 coating – Call of Duty fans experience Black Ops 4 within an actual blackout.

#CODNATION is Calling!

Join us in celebrating the passion and creativity of the Call of Duty community with a new video series!

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Launch Gameplay Trailer

Today, Activision and Treyarch released a new trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, that features footage from all three modes of the game – Multiplayer, Zombies and Blackout.

Black Ops 4 Post-Launch Support First Details; New Content 7 Days Early on PS4

Read on for the Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 post-launch support plans!

Which Blackout Approach Should You Try?

Solos, Duos, or Quads? Check out these tips to help you drop in with a fresh perspective on Blackout’s trio of game modes.

Celebrating the 20th Anniversary of Spyro the Dragon!

All week long, we’ve been celebrating Spyro the Dragon’s 20th birthday! Check out what fans around the world have been saying about this iconic character and what he has meant to them over the years!

Go Behind the Scenes of Blackout with Treyarch’s David Vonderhaar

We talked to Design Director David Vonderhaar about Call of Duty: Black Ops 4’s newest and most anticipated game mode – Blackout!

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Beta Intel

Welcome to the party. The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Blackout Beta starts today, and here are some details to help you drop in and go all-out.

The Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Black Beta Field Manual

Get a jump on the Blackout Beta with some inside intel straight out of Treyarch!

Looking Back at Gamescom 2018!

Gamescom 2018 was a fantastic experience! Fans turned out in huge numbers to get hands-on action with Call of Duty: Black Ops 4, Destiny 2: Forsaken, Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice and the Spyro Reignited Trilogy!

Five Tips for Playing the Spyro Reignited Trilogy!

Mastering the Commando Division in Call of Duty: WWII

A new Division has been introduced in Call of Duty: WWII. Learn how to become a master Commando with this guide!

Signature Weapons: Accept the Challenges and Get the Rewards

Find out how you can customize your Loadout even further with Signature Weapons in Call of Duty®: Black Ops 4

Spotlight on Call of Duty: WWII - Shadow War’s Multiplayer Maps and Operation Arcane War Mode

We take a closer look at Airship, Chancellery, and Excavation maps along with the new War Mode Mission - Operation Arcane!

Announcing Shadow War, the Fourth DLC Pack for Call of Duty: WWII

Get ready to finish the fight in Call of Duty: WWII’s fourth DLC pack, Shadow War! Launching first on PS4 on August 28, Shadow War includes three Multiplayer maps, a new War Mode Mission, and the epic conclusion to the game’s thrilling Nazi Zombies storyline.

Spyro Reignited Trilogy - Gameplay from All Three Games

Direct from Gamescom 2018 where we take a spin with everyone’s favorite purple dragon in some hands-on gameplay!

Going Behind the Scenes of Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice with FromSoftware

Find out more about the setting, combat, and unique gameplay in Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice in our interview with FromSoftware Marketing Manager Yasuhiro Kitao!

Bringing Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 to the PC

Find out how Treyarch and Beenox are working together to bring Black Ops 4 to the PC.

Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Arsenal Gameplay Video

Fans at Gamescom are checking out the newest map that has been revealed for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. See what it looks like in our gameplay video!

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Gameplay Footage!

Direct from Gamescom, we spent some hands-on time with FromSoftware’s upcoming title set in the gorgeous era of Sengoku, Japan. Take a look!

The Call of Duty World League Championship 2018 Recap

Evil Geniuses win their first ever CWL Championship; Patrick “ACHES” Price and Bryan "Apathy" Zhelyazkov picking up their second championship rings.

Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice Launching on March 22, 2019!

FromSoftware’s newest game will launch early in 2019 with a Collector’s Edition that was unveiled today!

A Message from Toys for Bob

An important note from the developers of the Spyro Reignited Trilogy

The 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation® 4, Kicks Off This Week!

Your primer to the biggest event in Call of Duty Esports! Read on for all the details you need to know about the Call of Duty World League Champioship and how to watch it.

All Things Activision at Gamescom 2018!

We’re just a few days away from the start of Gamescom, one of the world’s largest video game shows! Attendees will be able to get hands-on time with four different Activision games during the show, so read on to find what’s happening and how you can follow along!

The Call of Duty World League Championship History and Highlights

With the 2018 Call of Duty World League Championship on the horizon, take a look at the history and the past champions!

Meet the Modes of the Black Ops 4 Beta

Step right up and greet the modes.

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