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‘Black Ops 2’ Double XP week begins, unlock ‘Call of Duty: Ghosts’ content

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With the release of Call of Duty: Ghosts just under two weeks away, Activision announced on Oct. 24 that now is the time to throw a Call of Duty celebration by running a weeklong Double XP event for both Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 and Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 starting today, Oct. 25 which runs thru Friday, Nov. 1 (10am PDT). Activision wants fans to reach the highest level of prestige in both titles as it will unlock exclusive content in Call of Duty: Ghosts.

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If the lure and luster of achieving prestige isn’t enough for you, Activision is going to reward those who achieve the milestone with exclusive in-game backgrounds for Call of Duty: Ghosts – one background from each game. These backgrounds will show other players that you accomplished greatness in Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops 2.

In total, there are six backgrounds to unlock in Call of Duty: Ghosts based on previous accomplishments. If you played Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops 2 multiplayer you will unlock two backgrounds. If you have prestiged at least once in Modern Warfare 3 and Black Ops 2, you will earn an additional two.

However, those who hit the 10th prestige in Modern Warfare 3 and max prestige in Black Ops 2 will get these exclusive backgrounds – find images in our media gallery.

Call of Duty: Ghosts will be released on Nov. 5 for PS3, Xbox 360, PC and Wii U. The title will launch along PS4 and Xbox One.

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