'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3' DLC release date: 'C.O.D.E Warriors' now available, proceeds to help military veterans; new items added to Black Market

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Latest downloadable content pack for the widely popular video game franchise “Call of Duty: Black Ops 3” will benefit not only the franchise supporters but as well as real life military veterans.

According to Gamespot, Activision has announced that the update comes with an in-game campaign to raise funds for the publisher’s charitable organization called Call of Duty Endowment. The DLC named “C.O.D.E Warriors Personalization Pack” will be sold for $4, and all proceeds go to the aforementioned institution that helps the veterans look for jobs after they are done with their service.

“This is a great way to honor and assist our heroes as they return to civilian life. The personalization pack lets the ‘Call of Duty’ community help veterans, while playing a game they love. We’re grateful to our players and our platform partners for helping,” the game’s executive Rob Kostich said in a statement.

The DLC contains three reticles, a calling card, and custom weapon camo. It is now available for purchase across platforms such as the Xbox One, Playstation 4 and PC.

Meanwhile, the publisher also revealed that three new melee weapons are available in the recently unveiled Black Market feature alongside specialist outfits, taunts, weapon camos, and cosmetic attachments.

The weapons that will be available through Supply Drops include Butterfly Knife, Wrench and Brass Knuckles which can be equipped like a secondary weapon. There will also be new taunts, set of bodies and heads for Specialist to choose from, Epic rarity camo and new Calling Cards.

All the items can be collected by navigating through the game and trading Cryptokeys in the Black Market. For players who may want to have additional Supply Drops or Vials of Liquid Divinum, there will a be new and optional virtual currency called “Call of Duty Points” that can be used to purchase rare items. The feature is available in all game consoles.