It’s Call of Duty Day 2011 and things are getting crazy around here. From $1 Million dollar heists of today’s Blockbuster release in France, our Review of the Game and all the news for the major launch parties all over the country.
GameStop‘s flag ship location at 267 Yonge St, Toronto is promising to be a major blowout with COD Prizes and giveaways ranging from Consoles and games, to hoodies and Touques, and a special appearance by Call of Duty Modern Warfare Developers. Tonight’s events run from 6 pm to 1 am.
Can’t make it to Toronto? Fear not, GameStop is running events at 274 of their stores, find your nearest location here (Quebec residents go here).
BestBuy will also be hosting Major events in the Toronto and Vancouver areas tonight: Launch parties at Cambie and Bay & Dundas:
- First to play opportunity with Xbox Street Teams
- Green Screen photo opportunity embedding you into the game
- Meet two of the game developers (only at Cambie)
- Line up to be entered to win a Hardened Edition copy of the game
- Dress up for your chance to win an additional Hardened Edition copy
- Toronto – 65 Dundas St. West (Bay and Dundas) – being at 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov 7
- Vancouver – 2220 Cambie St. (Cambie and 6th Ave) – being at 9 p.m. on Monday, Nov 7
- Doors open at all midnight opening stores* on Tuesday, Nov 8 at 12:01 a.m.
Other BestBuy Promotion/notes tied to CoD:MW3 –
- Pre-order Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 in advance and get 800 Reward Zone bonus points ($10 value)
- Trade 3 games and get credit for the full value of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
- Free t-shirt for the first 100 customers in line at each store
- Guaranteed 15 Hardened Edition copies at every store
*stores in Quebec and Sudbury will open at 8 a.m. on Tuesday, November 8
And not to be out done Future Shop will be kicking out the jams at THREE locations (it’s only fitting for MW3).
Future Shop’s midnight release and release day offers include:
- Opportunity to win a grand-prize draw for a LG 47” Cinema 3D home theatre package (a $2,099 value) at above locations
- Trade-in two used games from qualifying list for a new copy of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3
- Receive $10 credit for any future gaming purchase in December with purchase from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. (Games must be priced $19.99 and over.)
- The first 75 customers purchasing the game at each store location will receive a free Modern Warfare Collection SteelBook case (Shown Right), exclusive to Future Shop.
- Line up early for your chance to get cool MW3 stuff!
Advance Modern Warfare 3 gameplay from 9:00 p.m. – midnight (local time) at the following three downtown locations:
- Toronto, ON, 325 Yonge St. (at Dundas)
- Edmonton, AB, 10304-109th St. N.W. (at 103 Ave. N.W.)
- Vancouver, BC, 798 Granville St. (at Robson)
* Stores in Sudbury, ON and Quebec open earlier on November 8, 2011 at 8:00 a.m. local time.)
Have Fun and Game on!