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For those that pre-ordered or bought Black Ops 2 on the day of its release, you were rewarded by Activision by giving exclusive access to Nuketown 2025 and a double XP weekend on the game's first week of release.

Now that the weekend's over, people are finding out that not only is the double XP gone, but so is the Nuketown 2025 playlist!
Source: Gameranx

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Activision has unceremoniously pulled its Nuketown 2025 map from most of Black Ops 2's multiplayer modes, which has left a lot of fans upset as access to said map was the game's pre-order bonus.
Source: Eurogamer

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Double XP weekend is official over. That means Nuketown 2025 / 24-7 is as well. I know. RIGHT? Don't kill the messenger. +
Source: Twitter

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Nuketown 2025 / 24-7 will be back for special events. You can always play it with your friends in Custom Games.
Source: Twitter
post #2 of 54
Lol. The XP whores can't cycle 4-min rounds to max XP? I want my refund!

EDIT: I'm actually an avid COD player, I just find this slightly humorous.
Edited by Blindrage606 - 11/19/12 at 7:02pm
 
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Originally Posted by Blindrage606 View Post

Lol. The XP whores can't cycle 4-min rounds to max XP? I want my refund!

as if the other maps took 45 minutes to finish like in bf3. lol.
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I didn't preorder.

Glad I didn't.

Still going to buy though.
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It's rather lame that they essentially pulled the map after the weekend, especially when they advertised the map quite a bit leading up to the game's release. I know it was largely used for quick leveling, but the couple of games my buddies and I did play on that map were the most chaotic and fun we had with BLOPS 2 thus far. (The fact that an old map from an old game is more enjoyable than nearly every new map is another topic entirely.)

They could (should?) have left Nuketown open with an experience hit. Make all Nuketown games worth 50% experience to keep from the above mentioned "XP whores" from playing it non-stop.
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Who even cares about the exp whores? It's just a game...
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post #7 of 54
everyone will just play hijack as much as possible. if it was like black ops 1 every server today would have 24/7 Hijacked instead of nuketown.
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Ironic, considering the description for the Nuketown 2025 playlist was "Nuketown 2025, 24/7, we never close!"

I don't think anything big will come of this, but I'd laugh if huge amounts of pre-ordered versions of the game got returned. Honestly this is just bad business practice IMO, they used it as advertising to draw pre-orders and nowhere did they say it would only be available for 1 week. I have a feeling they may change their minds on this. If it's because of the easy XP in that mode then they should just nerf XP gains a bit while in that map. The game may not be coded for that though, so maybe they'll patch something like that in.
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i paid $79.99 for the Call of Duty - Black Ops II Digital Deluxe which included Nuketown 2025 / 24-7 i think this is bs as they got $20 extra from me for this version that included this.
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i paid $79.99 for the Call of Duty - Black Ops II Digital Deluxe which included Nuketown 2025 / 24-7 i think this is bs as they got $20 extra from me for this version that included this.

It was 24/7. 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, for 1 week. tongue.gif
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