Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Soundtrack Coming To iTunes

           Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Soundtrack Coming To iTunes

Academy Award Winning Composer Trent Reznor and Legendary Soundtrack Composer
and British Academy of Film & Television Arts Nominee, Jack Wall, Deliver the
Explosive Call of Duty: Black Ops II Soundtrack

PR Newswire

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Oct. 31, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- In just a matter of days,
as fans around the world prepare for the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops
II, they'll also be able to immerse themselves in the music of the game with
the epic soundtrack. Featuring a brooding theme by Trent Reznor and the
masterfully-written original score by Jack Wall, the soundtrack for Activision
and Treyarch's hotly-anticipated blockbuster delivers on the emotional
intensity of the game. The music is a reflection of the complex narrative
being told by Treyarch, taking players on an audible journey around the world,
influenced by the cultures and conflicts that will immerse players in the

"The story surrounding the single player campaign was of paramount importance
to the developers at Treyarch. I wanted to do my part to give that story as
much emotional depth as I could with the music. I think the fans will really
appreciate how deep the story is in Call of Duty: Black Ops II," said Jack

Releasing the same day as Treyarch's blockbuster game, the Call of Duty: Black
Ops II soundtrack, featuring more than 40 tracks, will be available online on
iTunes and through select digital marketplaces and can be purchased separately
for $11.99. Additionally, the Soundtrack will be included in both the Call of
Duty: Black Ops II Hardened Edition and Call of Duty: Black Ops II Care
Package Collector's Editions, respectively.

Trent Reznor, one of the most critically-acclaimed talents in the music
industry known recently for his award-winning composition on the score for The
Social Network, as well as the riveting feature film The Girl With The Dragon
Tattoo brings his distinctive style to the biggest entertainment property of
the year. Jack Wall, one of the most well-known and highly-acclaimed composers
in the video game industry, composed the emotional score for Call of Duty:
Black Ops II, bringing the visceral title's audio landscape to life.

Call of Duty: Black Ops II is scheduled to release worldwide on November
13.Developed by Treyarch, the title will be published by Activision
Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc.
(Nasdaq: ATVI), and is rated 'M' for Mature. For more information, visit,, or @Treyarch on

About Treyarch
Treyarch is an industry-leading game developer, wholly owned by Activision
Publishing, Inc. whose previous game Call of Duty: Black Ops set an
entertainment launch opening record upon its release in 2010 and continues to
be one of the best-selling games of all time, according to NPD and GfK

About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a
leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive
entertainment and leisure products.

Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, Brazil, Mexico, the
United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway,
Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, South Korea, mainland China and the
region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can be
found on the company's website,

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SOURCE Activision Publishing, Inc.

Contact: Kyle Walker, Manager, Public Relations, Call of Duty, Activision
Publishing, Inc., +1-424-744-5676,, For Jack Wall,
Greg O'Connor-Read, +1-702-407-0935,
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