Call of Duty: Black Ops II Aussie midnight launch details announced
Fans eager for the release of Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be able to pick up their copies of the game as soon as it goes on sale. Australian retailers EB Games and JB Hi-Fi will be hosting midnight launches for the popular first-person shooter, with some stores offering assortments of activities to keep customers entertained while they wait.
EB Games will be opening more than 200 stores from 10pm onward on Monday November 12, the night of the game�s official midnight release on November 13. The retailer will be hosting its official EB Games Call of Duty: Black Ops II launch events at the following locations:
EB Games Ipswich, QLD (from 9pm)EB Games Wetherill Park, NSW (from 7:30pm)EB Games Werribee Plaza, VIC (from 9pm)EB Games Tea Tree Plaza, SA (from 10pm)
Attendees can expect the following forms of entertainment:
� Eight player LAN setup� Laser Tag in the food court/laser target practice (Ipswich and Wetherill Park Only)� Lucky Door Prize (Turtle Beach COD BO2 X-Ray Edition headset, RRP $149.95)� Photo opportunity whereby customers will be superimposed into Call of Duty images (excludes Tea Tree Plaza and Wetherill Park)� Live DJ� Prizes and competitions� Black Ops II Cosplay
Additional EB stores will also be open for those who wish to pick up their preorder of the game (see below for the full list).
EB Games today also announced that Call of Duty: Black Ops II has officially broken records to become the most pre-ordered title for the company locally. The position was previously held by Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, which is also published by Activision.
Additionally, JB Hi-fi will be hosting midnight launches at various stores and conducting giveaways. For the full list of participating stores, see below.
Set in the near future, Call of Duty: Black Ops II has been developed by Treyarch, who also worked on the game�s predecessor, Call of Duty: Black Ops. The game is the first of the series to present branching storylines driven by player choice. Prestige mode also makes a return in the game’s new multiplayer mode, and players will once again be able to level up their weapons.
* Asterix indicates store is also open from 8am on release day~ Joint launchEB Northlands* – Opening from 9pmEB Airport West*EB Albert Street*EB Albury*EB Alice Springs*EB Altona*EB Arana Hills*EB Armidale*EB Arndale*EB Ashfield*EB Aspley*EB Australia Fair*EB Ayr*EB Balgowlah~ Joint launch held @ EB Warringah MallEB Ballina Central*EB Bankstown*EB Bateau Bay*EB Batemans Bay*EB Bathurst*EB Baulkham Hills*EB Bay City*EB Beenleigh*EB Bega*EB Belconnen*EB Bendigo Marketplace*EB Benowa*EB Berri*EB Blackburn Square*EB Blacktown*EB Bondi*EB Booval*EB Bribie Island*EB Brimbank*EB Brisbane City~ Joint launch held @ EB Albert StreetEB Broadmeadows* – Opening from 9pmEB Broadway*EB Broken Hill*EB Brookside*EB Browns Plains Village Square*EB Browns Plains*EB Bundaberg Hinkler*EB Bundaberg*EB Burleigh Heads*EB Burnie* – Opening from 9pmEB Burwood*EB Caboolture Park*EB Cairns Central*EB Cairns*EB Caloundra*EB Campbelltown*EB Canberra Centre*EB Canelands*EB Cannon Hill*EB Capalaba Central*EB Capalaba~ Joint launch held @ EB Capalaba CentralEB Carindale*EB Carlingford Court*EB Caroline Springs*EB Castle Plaza*EB Castle Towers*EB Castletown*EB Casuarina*EB Central Highlands Marketplace*EB Cessnock*EB Charlestown Sq*EB Chatswood Chase*EB Chatswood*EB Chermside Nth end*EB Chirnside Park*EB Chullora*EB City Cross*EB Cleveland*EB Clifford Gardens*EB Coffs Harbour*EB Coffs Palms Centre*EB Colac*EB Colonnades*EB Dalby*EB Dapto*EB Deception Bay*EB Dee Why~ Joint launch held @ EB Warringah MallEB Devonport* – Opening from 9pmEB DFO Cairns~ Joint launch held @ EB Cairns CentralEB Doncaster Ground Floor*EB Dubbo*EB Eastgardens*EB Elizabeth*EB Emerald*EB Epping* – Opening from 9pmEB Erina Fair*EB Fairfield*EB Figtree* – Opening from 9pmEB Firle*EB Forest Lakes*EB Forster*EB Fountain Gate* – Opening from 9pmEB Frankston Town* – Opening from 9pmEB Galeries*EB Garden City*EB Gawler*EB GC Harbourtown*EB Geelong*EB George Street*EB Gladstone*EB Glendale*EB Glenelg*EB Golden Grove*EB Gosford*EB Goulburn*EB Grafton* – Opening from 9pmEB Greenhills*EB Greensborough* – Opening from 9pmEB Griffith*EB Gungahlin* – Opening from 9pmEB Gympie*EB Hallet Cove*EB Harbourtown Adelaide*EB HastingsEB Helensvale*EB Hervey Bay*EB Highpoint* – Opening from 9pmEB Hollywood Plaza*EB Hornsby*EB Hurstville*EB Inala*EB Indooroopilly*EB Ingle Farm*EB Inverell*EB Ipswich*EB Jesmond*EB Karratha*EB Katoomba*EB Kawana*EB Kempsey*EB Kingaroy*EB Kotara*EB Lake Haven*EB Lake Macquarie*EB Launceston* – Opening from 9pmEB Lavington*EB Leichhardt*EB Lismore Woodlark St*EB Lismore*EB Lithgow*EB Liverpool*EB Logan Central*EB Logan*EB Lutwyche*EB MacArthur Square*EB MacQuarie Centre*EB Maitland*EB Marion*EB Marrickville*EB Maryborough*EB Meadow Mews~ Joint launch held @ EB LauncestonEB Melbourne Central*EB Melton* – Opening from 9pmEB Menai*EB Merrylands*EB Mildura*EB Millner Homemaker*EB Miranda*EB Mittagong* – Opening from 9pmEB Moranbah*EB Morayfield*EB Mt Barker*EB Mt Druitt*EB Mt Gravatt*EB Mt Isa*EB Mt Ommaney*EB Mt Pleasant*EB Mudgee*EB Munno Para*EB Murray Bridge*EB Murwillumbah*EB Muswellbrook*EB Nambour*EB Narellan* – Opening from 9pmEB Nepean*EB Nerang* – Opening from 9pmEB Noosaville*EB North Rocks*EB Northlakes*EB Nowra*EB Orange*EB Pacific Fair*EB Palmerston*EB Parabanks*EB Parkes*EB Parramatta*EB Peninsula Fair*EB Penrith ground lvl* – Opening from 9pmEB Penrith Plaza lvl 2*EB Plenty Valley*EB Plumpton* – Opening from 9pmEB Point Cook*EB Port Augusta*EB Port Hedland*EB Port Lincoln*EB Port Macquarie*EB Port Pirie*EB Raintrees~ Joint launch held @ EB CairnsEB Raymond Terrace*EB Redbank Plaza*EB Rhodes*EB Richmond Markets* – Opening from 9pmEB Richmond*EB Ringwood Square~ Joint launch held @ EB RingwoodEB Riverside*EB Robina*EB Rockhampton Fair*EB Rockhampton~ Joint launch held @ EB Rockhampton FairEB Rose City*EB Roselands*EB Rouse Hill*EB Runaway Bay*EB Rundle Mall*EB Salamander Bay*EB Seaford*EB Sefton*EB Settlement City*EB Seven Hills*EB Shellharbour*EB Shepparton*EB Smithfield Cairns*EB South Toowoomba*EB Southgate*EB Southport*EB Springfield*EB Springwood*EB St Clair* – Opening from 9pmEB St Ives*EB St Marys* – Opening from 9pmEB Stafford City*EB Stanhope*EB Stockland Townsville~ Joint launch held @ EB TownsvilleEB Strathpine*EB Sunbury Square*EB Sunnybank Hills*EB Sunnybank*EB Sunshine Marketplace*EB Sunshine Plaza*EB Surfers ParadiseEB Swanston Street*EB Sylvania Waters*EB Taigum*EB Tamworth 2*EB Tamworth*EB Taree*EB Tea Tree Plaza*EB The Pines*EB Toombul*EB Toormina* – Opening from 9pmEB Toowong*EB Toowoomba*EB Top Ryde*EB Townsville*EB Tuggerah*EB Tuggeranong*EB Tweed City*EB Tweed Mall*EB Underwood*EB Victor Harbour*EB Victoria Point*EB Wagga*EB Wangaratta*EB Warrawong*EB Warriewood*EB Warringah Mall*EB Watergardens* – Opening from 9pmEB Waurn Ponds*EB Werribee Plaza* – Opening from 9pmEB West Lakes*EB Wetherill Park*EB Whyalla*EB Willows Townsville*EB Winston Hills*EB Woden Plaza*EB Wodonga*EB Wollongong*EB Woy Woy*EB Wynnum Plaza*EB Yeppoon*
New South Wales
AlburyBankstownBlacktownCharlestownGlendaleHornsbyLiverpoolMacarthur SquareMacquarie CentreMerrylandsMirandaMt DruittNewcastlePenrithWagga WaggaWarringah MallWestfield ChatswoodWestfield ParramattaWollongong CentralWorld Square
Airport WestBallaratBendigoBourke StreetChadstoneCranbourneDoncasterEpping PlazaGeelongKnoxNarre WarrenPlenty ValleyRingwoodSheppartonSouthlandWatergardensWerribee Plaza
Australian Capital Territory
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