Just over two years after it first debuted alongside Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3, Activision’s Call of Duty: Elite service is being shut down. The service, which gives users in-depth stats and clan features for Modern Warfare 3 as well as Black Ops II will close its doors for good on Friday, February 28 at 1pm EST.
When it first launched in 2011, a year-long membership for the service cost users $50. After complaints from fans, the service became free for all users with the release of Black Ops II in 2012.
With the release of Ghosts last year, Activision brought many of Elite’s features to the official Call of Duty companion app which will likely be the place to continue to find these features for the foreseeable future. For more information regarding the shutting down of the Elite service, Activision has posted an in-depth FAQ on the matter.
As a thank you to users, if you’ve logged into the service anytime since January 1, 2014, Activision is giving you two hours of Double XP in Ghosts.
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