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Call of Duty Elite Will Cost $50 a Year for some Overhyped Nonsense

Back in May of this year Activision announced that it was going to offer a subscription based service for its CoD franchise called Call of Duty Elite.  At that time very few details were released in regards to the pay service, but since then it has been fully fleshed out.  Call of Duty Elite will cost gamers $50 a year, and depending how big of a CoD fanboy you are that price point may, or may not be worth your hard earned cash.  The geniuses at Activision think so, and so did 2 million beta testers, but are the planned benefits listed below really worth additional cash than your investment to buy the game?  I can’t answer that question for you, but I can definitely say that I’d rather buy $50 worth of bullsh*t than the fluff you get with Call of Duty Elite.  I just don’t see the value, but then again I’m not much of a Call of Duty junky anymore.  So how about you?  You’ve been having your loyalty taken advantage of…

Call of Duty Elite Announced Services

  1. Early access to MW3 map packs
  2. Ability to enter tournaments for prizes
  3. Pro commentated matches and strategy videos
  4. Elite TV
  5. Noob Tube series hosted by Will Arnett and Jason Bateman
  6. Friday Night Fights produced by the Scott brothers (Ridley and Tony)
  7. Previously announced freebies such as leaderboards, facebook integration, mobile apps, etc

 

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Matt Heywood is the founder and EIC of EntertainmentBuddha.com where he strives to make you a better geek, one post at a time! When he’s not scouring the Internet for interesting nuggets of awesomeness he can be found in his secret lair enjoying the latest and greatest video games, taking pictures of toys, or talking Star Wars on EB’s Star Wars Time podcast show.