With a new attempt to suck every dollar out of their latest FPS, Activision announced some extra pre-order bonuses for Modern Warfare 3 purchasers and released the press release below:
Attention Call of Duty fans: Trying to find tickets or score a tournament spot for the first-ever ultimate fan experience, Call of Duty XP? Well, this could be your lucky day. GameStop recently announced additional pre-order exclusive opportunities for customers who pre-order Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3: the chance to win tickets to Call of Duty XP and the chance to win a guaranteed tournament spot for the Call of Duty XP tournament.
Customers who pre-order the most anticipated game of the year, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 at U.S. GameStop stores or online at GameStop.com can enter to win one of 450 regular tickets to the mega event. All entries must be received by Aug. 10, 2011.
A second exclusive gives Modern Warfare 3 pre-order customers the opportunity to win a team entry for the ultimate Call of Duty: Black Ops tournament at Call of Duty XP. The winner will have the opportunity to compete amongst the best Call of Duty players in the world in the one million dollar tournament. All entries must be received by Aug. 5, 2011.
Call of Duty XP is the first-ever celebration for the Call of Duty community where more than 6,000 fans will be the first to witness the world premiere of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 multiplayer. Attendees will be the only ones to get early hands-on time with multiplayer and Spec Ops, enjoy live musical acts, run The Pit and play paintball on Scrapyard, among many other things. It will be a live experience you don't want to miss! Also on display for the first time will be Call of Duty Elite, the innovative new online service, built from the ground up for the worldwide Call of Duty community and launching with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be available at GameStop stores nationwide and online at GameStop.com on Nov. 8, 2011, for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC. For more information, visit www.gamestop.com/MW3.