Campaign Director Jason Blundell explains that Treyarch has hidden even more easter eggs in Call of Duty: Black Ops 3, promising that they’ll be a challenge to discover.
Call of Duty has kept first-person shooter fans entertained for years with fast-paced action, bonuses like Zombies Mode, and of course, easter eggs galore. Easter egg hunters who enjoyed Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be glad to know that developer Treyarch has hidden even more into its sequel, including some designed to trip up even the most dedicated easter egg hunters.
Jason Blundell, Campaign Director of Call of Duty: Black Ops III, explained in an interview that he and his team enjoyed watching fans scramble to unravel the easter eggs in Black Ops II, and that many more are hidden in the depths of Call of Duty: Black Ops III. However, that doesn’t mean that the secrets will be easy to find. Blundell believes that the easter eggs in Black Ops III will provide a challenge for players, even for easter egg hunters that have quickly solved even the most complicated puzzles and hints hidden in prior Call of Duty games.
Developer Treyarch may have been testing the water to determine just how tough the easter eggs in Black Ops III should be. The developer hinted the existence of Black Ops III through a clever marketing campaign on Snapchat, which probably caused the game to develop more of a following and hype than if they’d simply unveiled it via normal means. It also surprised Blundell how quickly fans were able to decode the hidden meaning behind the Snapchat videos, so the difficulty of the easter eggs may have been amped up as a result.
Easter eggs have long been a tradition in video games, appearing in nearly all genres. Some easter eggs aren’t discovered until years after the release of a game, while others are hunted down almost instantly. However, long-time Call of Duty fans know that the series has a legacy of hiding easter eggs, so Black Ops III probably won’t be able to hold onto its secrets for very long.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III has only been out for one day at the time of this writing, but it’s already blown players away with its realism mode and brought back the fan-favorite Dead Ops arcade game. In addition, many players are probably enjoying Call of Duty: Black Ops III because it’s continued to give players the option of splitscreen play, whereas titles like Halo 5 have stopped offering splitscreen modes, despite players’ objections. We’ll have to wait and see how long it takes for gamers to uncover all the game’s secrets, but Call of Duty: Black Ops III‘s solid gameplay experience should make it an enjoyable hunt.
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Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 is available now for PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360, and Xbox One.
Source: OXM (via Gamesradar)