Call of Duty: Black Ops Hits the Mac Next Week, All Related CoD Games Half-off (Again)

Call of Duty: Black Ops Hits the Mac Next Week, All Related CoD Games Half-off (Again)

It’s about two years behind the Windows release, but who cares; in just under a week you’ll be able to tell those Zune-loving sods to take their “but Macs can’t game” nonsense and shove it down the barrel of your MP5 — because Call of Duty: Black Ops arrives next Thursday. In the meantime, Aspyr has again made the three other Call of Duty titles temporarily half-off, just to hold you over.

Aspyr says the game will include the First Strike DLC and retail for $50 at the Mac App Store, Steam and Aspyr’s own GameAgent (though, oddly, GameAgent lists the game at $45). The last two DLCs will be out as a single package, before Christmas, for $25.

As for multiplayer, you’ll be able to play users on any other version of the game, regardless of where they bought it. Unfortunately, no cross-platform jousting though.

One final note: Better upgrade that Mac, as the system requirements are pretty crazy.

Minimum System Requirements:

2.4 GHz CPU Speed | 4 GB RAM | 15 GB free disk space | (ATI): Radeon HD 3870; (NVidia): GeForce 650M | 512 MB VRam

Supported Video cards:

NVIDIA GeForce 650M

ATI Radeon HD 3870, HD 4850, HD 5670, HD 5750, HD 5770, HD 5870, HD 6750M, HD 6770M, HD 6970M

  • agner9

    Nice. So assuming by what this article seems to suggest is that if i have already purchased a windows copy previously of black ops i would still have to purchase it again for Mac?

  • iPear

    Thanks for telling me about; getting mw1 right now.

  • Ryan Sargent

    So what you’re saying is that I can play this on my Retina MacBook with 2.6GHz i7 and 8GB ram, since I have plenty of room on my 512GB SSD? Neat.

    *bragging ftw*

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Eli MilchmanWhen he was eight, Eli Milchman came home from frolicking in the Veld one day and was given an Atari 400. Since then, his fascination with technology has made him an intrepid early adopter of whatever charming new contraption crosses his path — which explains why he's Cult of Mac's test editor-at-large. He calls San Francisco home, where he works as a journalist and photographer. Eli has contributed to the pages of Wired.com and BIKE Magazine, among others. Hang with him on Twitter.

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