Multi-Platinum-Selling Artists – Entertainment Icon
and Multi-Award Winning Rapper Join the Biggest Call of Duty Celebration
in History, Sept. 4
Performance to Close Epic, Multi-Day Fan Event Featuring World
Premiere of New Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Multiplayer and $2
Million Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by PlayStation
4, Sept. 2 – 4
Limited Number of Tickets Released, Now Available
SANTA MONICA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa are headlining Call of Duty XP, the biggest
Call of Duty® fan celebration in history. The duo, who set out on their
first-ever joint set earlier this summer on their High Road Tour, will
take the stage for a special performance Sunday, September 4th,
at The Forum in Inglewood, Calif., to close the mega-Call of Duty fan
“Call of Duty XP is the ultimate Call of Duty fan experience,” said Rob
Kostich, EVP and general manager, Call of Duty, Activision. “From the
game reveals led by Infinite Warfare multiplayer to the Call of
Duty-inspired live experiences to the $2 million Call of Duty
Championship finale, there’s something for everyone. It’s going to be an
amazing time for our fans, even more so now with Snoop Dogg and Wiz
Khalifa there to cap this epic, multi-day event.”
Presented by Activision
Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard,
Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), Call of Duty XP 2016 will bring the thrilling
finals to the Call of Duty World League Championship, Presented by
PlayStation®4 and played on Call of Duty: Black Ops III, where $2
million dollars will be on the line. Additionally, Call of Duty XP will
feature the world premiere and first hands-on for Call of Duty®:
Infinite Warfare multiplayer and Zombies in Spaceland modes, Call
of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered* multiplayer and new Call
of Duty: Black Ops III Downloadable Content.
Fans will also get to play the first Call of Duty PlayStation®VR
experience on-site, and feel what it’s like to pilot and dogfight a
Jackal, the personal fighter jet in Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare.
Other experiences include Nuketown paintball, where players will be able
to challenge each other in a frenetic paintball battle on a life-sized Call
of Duty: Black Ops Nuketown multiplayer map, or team up with others
in an intense laser tag experience inspired by Infinite Warfare’s Zombies
in Spaceland game mode and more. The interactive experiences will be
available for participation on Friday, Sept. 2, and Saturday, Sept. 3.
Due to the Call of Duty World League Championship matches and concert,
all outdoor activities, including gameplay stations, will be closed on
Sunday, Sept. 4.
Activision has opened up a limited number of tickets remaining for Call
of Duty XP, which include access to the Sunday concert with Snoop Dogg
and Wiz Khalifa. Ticket prices will include additional service fees.
For fans who can’t attend Call of Duty XP in person, select events from
the celebration, as well as the Call of Duty World League Championship,
Presented by PlayStation®4, will be livestreamed in HD on Twitch at www.twitch.tv/callofduty
and on YouTube at www.youtube.com/callofduty.
People watching at home and attendees also have a chance to win with the
$25,000 Winners Bracket Challenge presented by GameStop. They can go to www.callofduty.com/bracket
to pick their winners and enter. For rules go to www.callofduty.com/bracket/rules.
No purchase necessary to enter or win.
For more information about Call of Duty XP 2016, ticket information and
the Call of Duty World League, Presented by PlayStation®4, please visit www.callofduty.com/xp.
Fans can also follow @CallofDuty
*Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered contains only 10 MP maps
from the original Call of Duty: Modern Warfare game. Modern
Warfare Remastered is a full game download. Internet connection
required. For more information, please visit www.callofduty.com/MWR_FAQ.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare Remastered is included with
the Legacy Editions and Digital Deluxe Editions of Call of Duty:
Infinite Warfare. Check local retailers for availability of all Call
of Duty: Infinite Warfare Editions.
About Snoop Dogg
Snoop Dogg has sold more than 35 million albums worldwide, and has
reigned for more than two decades as an unparalleled musical force who
has raised the bar as an entertainer and globally recognized innovator.
Since 1993, he has released fourteen albums and collaborated with
artists across all genres of music. Snoop defines hip-hop history. He’s
set records with his seminal album Doggystyle, which debuted at #1 on
the Billboard 200 chart and sold over 800,000 copies in the first week.
Throughout his career, Snoop’s produced chart-topping hits including
“Gin & Juice,” “Who Am I? (What’s My Name?),” “Nuthin’ But A ‘G’ Thang,”
“Next Episode,” “Beautiful,” “Drop It Like It’s Hot,” “Signs,” “Sensual
Seduction” and “I Wanna Rock.” As a trendsetter of pop culture, Snoop’s
ventures include: (a) multiple music/film/TV deals, (b) his WestFestTV
YouTube channel, where his wildly popular “GGN News” series appears
weekly and (c), most recently, being at the forefront of the global
cannabis revolution with businesses such as the ‘Leafs By Snoop’ product
line, MERRYJANE.COM, and Casa Verde Capital. COOLAID is Snoop Dogg’s
14th studio Album.
About Wiz Khalifa
Multi-platinum selling, Grammy and Golden Globe nominated recording
artist Wiz Khalifa burst onto the scene with mainstream success with the
release of his first major label debut, Rolling Papers in 2011. Rolling
Papers spawned the hugely successful hits “Black and Yellow,” “Roll
Up” and “No Sleep” and gave Wiz the platform to win the award for Best
New Artist at the 2011 BET Awards and Top New Artist at the 2012
Billboard Music Awards. His sophomore studio album, Blacc
Hollywood, debuted at #1 on Billboard’s Top 200 album chart and
featured the hit single “We Dem Boyz.” Soon after Khalifa’s track, “See
You Again,” off the FURIOUS 7 soundtrack, catapulted to the top of the
charts across 95 countries. Holding the #1 spot for 12 consecutive
weeks, “See You Again” broke records by being Spotify’s most-streamed
track in a single day in the United States and in a single week in 26
countries. In addition to winning 3 Teen Choice Awards in 2015, “See You
Again” continued its success by winning a Critics’ Choice Award in the
category Best Song, winning two Billboard Music Awards in the categories
Top Hot 100 Song and Top Rap Song, earning three Grammy Award
nominations in the categories Song of the Year, Best Pop Duo/Group
Performance and Best Song Written for Visual Media, and a Golden Globe
nomination in the category Best Original Song – Motion Picture. In 2016
Wiz announced his partnership with RiverRock Cannabis on an exclusive
line of regulated cannabis products, his first such collaboration in the
regulated cannabis industry and renewed his partnership with RAW Rolling
Papers. Wiz released his album Khalifa in February of 2016 as a
thank you to fans which includes the tracks “Bake Sale” featuring Travis
Scott, “Zoney” and “Elevated.” In June Wiz released TGOD Mafia
Presents: Rude Awakening with his TGOD Mafia collaborator Juicy J.
Wiz is currently co-headlining The High Road Summer Tour with Snoop Dogg.
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