Black Ops is back. Experience near-future black operations with the next evolution of the legendary Call of Duty: Black Ops. Black Ops II is an upcoming first-person shooter video game, developed by Treyarch and to be published by Activision. Although it was to be officially revealed on May 1, 2012 during the 2012 NBA Playoffs on TNT, parts of the official website went live hours prior to the announcement.
Black Ops II is set in 2025, as opposed to the Cold War setting of Black Ops. The new setting has been described as a “21st Century Cold War”. Black Ops II is the first Call of Duty game to be set in a completely futuristic setting, while the Modern Warfare sub-franchise was set in the near future. Although details of plots and locations have not been revealed so far, Los Angeles has been hinted at as one of the locations in the game. Out 11.13.12.