The folks at Treyarch know that hardcore fans will want to track their Call of Duty:World at War
stats while they are away from the game. That's why they've released a new iPhone application that allows players to see their stats and get news on the game while they are away from the console. This is just the latest application that allows players to get info on their game experience while they are away from their console.
The application is free to everyone who has an iPhone/iTouch and allows you to check your weapon preference in the game, check out your stats, check out what your friends are doing, and get news about things that are going on in the world of the game.
TREYARCH LAUNCHS FREE iPHONE™ APP FOR
Call of Duty: World at War
Fans Can Access Stats and News Updates Anytime, Anywhere
Santa Monica, CA – August 4, 2009 – Marking a first for the Call of Duty® franchise and its millions of dedicated fans, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and Call of Duty®: World at War developer Treyarch, announced today that it has launched its first iPhone™ application as a companion for the blockbuster game. Available for free via iTunes™, the Call of Duty: World at War Companion allows fans who own iPhones to remotely access important news and updates from the palms of their hands. Additionally, players with linked accounts on www.CoDWaW.com (for the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION®3 computer entertainment system from Sony) will be able to see key stats from the game. The application will support unique registered player accounts for Call of Duty: World at War fans by providing:
§ Stat-Tracking: Check your rank on key stats like K/D ratio, win/lose record and more.
§ Performance Tracking: Gain quick access to all of your weapon usage.
§ Link with Friends: Monitor online activity, and the stats of friends with linked accounts on www.codwaw.com to compare progress.
§ News: Access the latest news/blogs, Treyarch’s community Twitter feed (Twitter: @JD_2020), as well as the latest on new maps, double XP weekends and contests.
The Call of Duty: World at War iPhone application is being supported via a robust website (www.CoDWaW.com), providing a new leader boards homepage, new missions, as well as access to global stats.
According to The NPD Group, Charttrack and Gfk, Call of Duty: World at War has sold more than 11 million units to date worldwide across all platforms. Additionally, Treyarch’s first two downloadable map packs have surpassed more than 4.75 million paid downloads on both Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network (combined), with a third map pack scheduled to launch on August 6.
Call of Duty: World at War is rated “M” (Mature) by the ESRB for Intense Violence, Strong Language, Blood and Gore. For more information and exclusive updates about Call of Duty: World at War, visit www.CoDWaW.com.
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