Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 PS3 & Xbox 360 Missing Theater Mode, Require 8GB Update
Updating their FAQ for the $49.99 USD PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 versions of Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, Activision confirmed more features that will be missing if you pick it up on last-gen.
Developed by Beenox and Mercenary Technology, we know Black Ops 3 on PS3/360 won’t include a campaign, focusing just on multiplayer and Zombies. According to Activision, you can expect anywhere from 30-60 frames-per-second when playing online:
The multiplayer mode on PS3 and Xbox 360 will scale between 30- 60fps, while the frame rate in Zombies mode is 30fps.
While the PS3/360 versions of Black Ops 3 will include the all-new Specialist class of 9 Black Ops soldiers, you won’t be seeing these features:
Game performance and features will vary by platform.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.
In terms of space, Black Ops 3 requires an 8GB update, with the free download copy of Call of Duty: Black Ops taking up 20GB:
PS3 users will need 16 GB of storage space to download Call of Duty: Black Ops III update, which includes 8 GB for the initial download and 8 GB for installation. Upon installation, the game will require 8 GB of storage space on PS3. Xbox 360 users will need 8 GB of space for download and installation.
In order to download the original Black Ops, PS3 users must have 40 GB of available storage space. The PS3 version of the original Black Ops requires 20 GB of space for download and 20 GB of space for installation. Once the game has been installed, the original Black Ops will only use 20 GB of space on PS3. Xbox 360 users will only need 7 GB of storage space to download the original Black Ops.
The free copy of Black Ops is limited to “while supplies last,” and will expire on physical disc copies by May 6, 2017.
In terms of post-launch support, Black Ops 3 on last-gen won’t include a Season Pass. Activision adds, “Availability of individual DLC packs for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms may vary. More information will be announced at a later date.”
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 launches on November 6 for PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, Xbox One, Xbox 360, and PC.