Nuketown. Circa 1960s.

Last week we reported that a number of eagle-eyed CVG readers had spotted that ‘Nuketown 2025’ listed at GAME as a pre-order bonus incentive.

Activision has now confirmed that the map is indeed a pre-order incentive “at participating retailers worldwide”.  As to who those retailers are in South Africa and the rest of the world is unclear, but we can assume it’s at all major retailers in your country of origin or residence.

“Multiplayer fans of  Call of Duty: Black Ops  LOVE  Nuketown,” said Mark Lamia, Studio Head of Treyarch. “Flat out,  Nuketown  was a blast to play before, and we’re excited about the reimagined  Nuketown 2025 in Call of Duty:  Black Ops II.  We can’t wait to play with everyone come this November.”

The game releases worldwide on 13 November.

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Nuketown Reimagined For Call of Duty®: Black Ops II

SANTA MONICA, Calif., July 2, 2012  –  Nuketown, the most popular multiplayer map in  Call of Duty®: Black Ops, is being reimagined for the hotly anticipated release of Treyarch’s  Call of Duty®: Black Ops II,  published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI). The  Nuketown 2025 multiplayer map will be available with launch units of  Call of Duty: Black Ops II.   Anyone who pre-orders the game at participating retailers worldwide will get their copy of  Call of Duty: Black Ops II at launch, which will include the  Nuketown 2025 downloadable bonus map.

“Multiplayer fans of  Call of Duty: Black Ops  LOVE  Nuketown,” said Mark Lamia, Studio Head of Treyarch. “Flat out,  Nuketown  was a blast to play before, and we’re excited about the reimagined  Nuketown 2025 in Call of Duty:Black Ops II.  We can’t wait to play with everyone come this November.”

On November 13th, Activision and Treyarch will deploy the sequel to the universally acclaimed  Call of Duty: Black Ops , which set the record for the biggest entertainment launch in history following its release in 2010.  Call of Duty: Black Ops II catapults players forward into an epic near-future warzone rooted in today’s headlines. The title represents an unprecedented leap for the franchise, delivering a groundbreaking single-player campaign with branching storylines, advanced weaponry, new graphics technology, a deep multiplayer experience featuring a greater emphasis on eSports and match customization, and the most expansive Zombies action yet, now running on the multiplayer engine.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II  has not yet been rated. For more information, please visit  www.callofduty.com/blackops2. You can also follow  Call of Duty: Black Ops II on Facebook at  www.facebook.com/codblackops and Twitter via #BlackOps2.  For more information on  Nuketown 2025, please visit  http://www.callofduty.com/blackops2/nuketown2025/FAQ.

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