It seems that Call of Duty: Black Ops III information season is well and truly upon us. Thanks to a batch of images leaked by CharlieINTEL, what could potentially be major gameplay features and information have been revealed.
Zombies: Black Ops III features an "all-new narrative" for Zombies, with what is described as "a full-game experience with its own distinct storyline right out of the box" for the popular shambling horde shoot-em-up. It's also stated to include an XP progression system, similar to that of the traditional competitive multiplayer, that adds further "depth and replayability".
New Movement: In what seems to be a similar system to exosuits in Advanced Warfare, Black Ops III premieres a "new momentum-based chained-movement system", including all manner of "controlled thrust jumps, slides, and mantling abilities, all while maintaining complete control of your weapon at all times".
Tailored Map Design: As expected, it's stated that maps have been designed from the ground-up, with options for both traditional movement and more vertical, advanced maneuvers.
Specialist Characters: The promotional piece also notes that there's a "new Specialist character system, which allows players to rank up and master each specific character's battle-hardened capabilities and weapons", adding that there would now be 3 different ways to rank up.
Co-Op Campaign: Four player co-op is confirmed for the campaign, utilising the same network infrastructure as the competitive multiplayer modes.
Cinematic Arena-Style Play and Character Progression are also noted, staples of the franchise as a whole. This entire post originated on NeoGaf, and it seems overwhelmingly legitimate. Nevertheless, we'll have more information when the game is officially unveiled in further detail this weekend, on April 26th. The full set of images are posted below.
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