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FilePlanet giving away World at War beta keys


Attention soldiers: Looking to enlist in the good beta fight of Call of Duty: World at War? According to a slew of tipsters, FilePlanet is offering a limited supply of beta codes to some lucky members beginning today. In order to qualify, players must sign-up for a FilePlanet account or use an existing account -- a free account works, too -- and wait for notification if they've been selected for the Xbox 360 test.

Recently, Treyarch increased the level cap to 24 adding new perks and challenges to the online fray, the developer aims to give its upcoming Pacific-theater, World War II shooter an extra push before it releases to retail this November. Players looking for beta access are urged to register for the contest as soon as possible because codes are going fast. Looking for more on Call of Duty: World at War? Check out our impressions, including video footage.

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Call of Duty: World at War beta impressions

Jack Bauer yelled at me last night. Well, technically it wasn't really him but the commander's voice who calls in artillery strikes and rabid dogs for the Americans as portrayed by Canadian television superhero Keifer Sutherland in the multiplayer beta for Call of Duty: World at War. After releasing last week we decided to spend some extra time to develop our thoughts on the highs and lows of Treyarch's upcoming shooter. Jump in for more footage and our thoughts on the beta version of the multiplayer experience.

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World at War beta update raises level cap, adds playlists


Treyarch community manager JD just posted an update on the official Call of Duty: World at War forums, informing the masses that a World at War beta update is headed our way. An update that'll increase the leveling cap and add a few new playlists.

The update will release sometime later today or on Saturday, adding hardcore playlists, a search and destroy playlist and will increase the level cap to 24 which unlocks new perks and challenges. The update will also fix some game bugs and glitches. So, watch your head ... a World at War beta update is about to drop.

[Via 360sync]

Claim your free World at War beta code [update]


Update: All the beta code invites are gone, kids, nothing to see here.

Quick! Make like fox being shot at by an M16 and point your browser over to Eurogamer. That is if you're at all interested in Call of Duty: World at War. They're giving away a massive amount of World at War beta codes to anyone who registers on the site, but they're going fast. Enough reading already, make the jump and insta-join the beta fun. We hear there will be free orange juice and muffins at the sign in table.

World at War beta tokens being awarded

Activision has unleashed the Call of Duty: World at War beta token flood gates and officially launched the friends and family beta. What? Not considered to be part of the uber l33t CoD friends and family? Then know that they've also started the beta code awarding process where, if you're a prestigious member of the Call of Duty community you'll get an invite in the coming days. Or, for the not so loyal, you can simply pre-order World at War at Gamestop and you'll be guaranteed beta entry. Good luck and play safe!

[Thanks, to everyone who sent this in]

COD: World at War achievements revealed


360Sync has revealed the entire list of achievements for Call of Duty: World at War, the next installment in the long standing war series. The achievements are pretty standard, offering points for completing various levels and tasks within those levels during the campaign. Some are reserved for solo play only, while others can be achieved in co-op as well. Our favorite is probably 'No Safe Place' which awards 15 gamerscore for burning an enemy out of a tree with a flamethrower.

Also worth noting is that there aren't any achievements for online versus multiplayer. It appears that restricting achievements to the main campaign has become the mantra for Call of Duty games, as Call of Duty 4 had no online achievements either. Head over to 360Sync to check out the full list.

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