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Free  Black Ops  PC Mod Tools Slated For May
Free Black Ops PC Mod Tools Slated For May
April 14, 2011 | By Eric Caoili

April 14, 2011 | By Eric Caoili
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Activision subsidiary Treyarch announced that it still plans to release mod tools for the PC version of Call of Duty: Black Ops, and that it hopes to make them available to the public for free this May.

Treyarch has not revealed many details on what the suite will offer, but mod tools traditionally enable users to manipulate and create content, such as maps or gameplay modes, then share them with others. The tools could provide a free alternative to the official $15 map packs made for Black Ops since its launch last November.

The company's technology director Cesar Stastny, who tweeted the planned release date for the mod tools last night, said last August that Treyarch intends to include a developer console in the suite, which provides more advanced game configurations to users.

Black Ops will be the first Call of Duty title to feature mod tools since World at War in 2008. Infinity Ward, also a subsidiary of the series' publisher Activision, chose not to implement mods or dedicated servers (another feature Treyarch reintroduced in Black Ops) in Modern Warfare 2 in 2009, much to the dismay of many PC gamers.


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Curtis Turner - IceIYIaN
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So, I won't need Black Ops to use the tools? Just to test my content?



Also, I make a game modification for Config.cfg(Console Commands). If you have Black Ops for the PC, could you test it please? http://www.moddb.com/mods/elements-of-war/downloads/1337-board-v7

Dragos Inoan
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Actually the sensationalist nature of the article takes me aback a little.. Instead of saying that "Modern Warfare 2" was the only PC CoD game without mod tools, it says that the franchise missed mod tools since 2 games ago. Really ?

Curtis Turner - IceIYIaN
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I thought it was MW, WaW, MW2(No mod tools), BO? I believe MW had mod tools. No idea, I only own the first CoD


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