Black Ops 2 to be playable at Gamescom 2012


In an announcement made to the press today,  Activision announced that they will be showcasing Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 at upcoming Gamescom 2012 in Cologne, Germany. As you may know, the game received a multiplayer trailer earlier this week, and showcasing the game live seems like the next step.

“With more than a quarter of a million visitors expected over four days, Gamescom provides the perfect opportunity to reveal the new Call of Duty®: Black Ops IImultiplayer to European players and gaming fans from around the world. Gamescom 2012 will be the most exciting and engaging to date,” said Thibaud de Saint-Quentin, executive vice president and CEO of European Publishing at Activision.

Developer Treyarch will have a definite presence at Gamescom, answering questions and showing off their newest creation. There will also be a live streaming event on,, as well as the Call of Duty Facebook page on the 15th to coincide with Gamescom 2012, so you will want to keep an eye out for that if you are a Call of Duty fanatic.

The game will be available for play on day one of the event, August 15th 2012. Check back soon for more Call of Duty related news!