Activision books Call of Duty and China-related web domains

Call of Duty publisher grabs names like ‘blackopschina.com’, ‘bochina.com’, and other China-related domains.

 

Activision recently registered 17 domain names that are related to Call of Duty and China.


Part of Black Ops 2's story will be about a future war between the US and China.

Part of Black Ops 2’s story will be about a future war between the US and China.

According to a post on Fusible, the domains may be linked with the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops II’s storyline that involves a future cold war between the United States and China. Part of the list of domains, specifically ‘modernwarefarechina.com’, could also be a reference to an upcoming free-to-play Call of Duty title for China.

The full list of names bought by the company is as follows (via internet brand protector MarkMonitor): ‘anheixingdong.com’, ‘anheixingdong.net’, ‘blackopschina.com’, ‘blackopschina.net’, ‘blackopsonline.net’, ‘bochina.net’, ‘callofdutychina.com’, ‘callofdutychina.net’, ‘heisexingdong.com’, ‘heisexingdong.net’, ‘jueshengshike.com’, ‘jueshengshike.net’, ‘modernwarfarechina.com’, ‘modernwarfarechina.net’, ‘modernwarfareonline.net’, ‘xiandaizhanzheng.com’, ‘xiandaizhanzheng.net’.

The company discussed creating a microtransaction-based Call of Duty title made specifically for China via an investor conference call last year. For more information about the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2, check out GameSpot’s recent articles.

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Activision books Call of Duty and China-related web domains” was posted by Jonathan Toyad on Thu, 28 Jun 2012 22:17:48 -0700

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