New details on last-gen versions of Black Ops 3: no theater mode, storage requirements, and DLC info
UPDATE: In addition, Activision has announced that Nightmares mode, Dead Ops Arcade II, and Black Market are not available on last-gen platforms.
Activision has announced new details about the last-gen versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 in a new FAQ on the Call of Duty site.
Black Ops 3 on PS3 and Xbox 360 will run between 30 and 60FPS in multiplayer and will run at 30FPS in the Shadows of Evil Zombies mode.
The multiplayer mode on PS3 and Xbox 360 will scale between 30- 60 FPS, while the frame rate in Zombies mode is 30 FPS.
In addition, features like Theater Mode, Weapon Paintshop, and eSports features will not be available on PS3 or Xbox 360.
For example, features built to leverage the next generation hardware like the new Weapon Paint Shop and the new suite of eSports tools, including CODCasting and Theater will only be available on Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for PS4, Xbox One, and PC.
Storage requirements for Black Ops 3 on PS3 and Xbox 360 have also been announced.
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- PS3: 16GB of space needed to download Black Ops 3 update; once installation is complete, the game will require 8GB of storage.
- Xbox 360: 8GB of space required
Finally, as revealed earlier, the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Season Pass will not be available on last-gen, but Activision says individual DLC packs may be available on PS3 and Xbox 360. More details about what DLC offerings may be available on last-gen versions will be announced at a later date.
Season Pass will be available only on PlayStation 4, Xbox One and PC platforms. Availability of individual DLC packs for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms may vary. More information will be announced at a later date.
As announced earlier, Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 on last-gen platforms will not have a campaign mode. Black Ops 3 on PS3 and Xbox 360 is developed by Beenox and Mercenary Technology and will be available for a suggested retail price of $49.99. PS3 and Xbox 360 versions will also include a download code for Call of Duty: Black Ops 1, the game that started this series.