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Call of Duty: Black Ops Preloads

Steam and Direct2Drive each are offering preloads of Call of Duty: Black Ops for customers who have preordered or pre-purchased the military shooter sequel (Direct2Drive is also offering an additional 20% off any other Call of Duty game). The Direct2Drive page says has this to say about when the game will unlock: "Current Release Date: November 9th, 2010 at 7AM PST." For its part, the Steam page currently says: "This game will unlock in approximately 14 hours," which would seem to be about 10:00 am tomorrow morning, but according to what an Activison rep told Shacknews, store-bought copies can be unlocked as soon as they are purchased, even though they use Steam as well.

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4. Re: Call of Duty: Black Ops Preloads Nov 8, 2010, 21:10 Bucky
SpectralMeat wrote on Nov 8, 2010, 21:04:
Tumbler wrote on Nov 8, 2010, 20:50:
It's all over the tv about the midnight release. Not for pc though, you guys don't get it till 7am...PST. Hope you r not on the east coast, can't play till 10am!

Which is fine because I gotta work tomorrow during the day anyways. As long as it unlocks before 4PM when I get home I am happy.

I'll be in the door around 4PM EST as well, and playing Black Ops about 5 minutes later. I hope I remember to eat.
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