If you want to play Black Ops 2's multiplayer, you'll need to purchase a ticket to Germany in the next few days: Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 will be playable at Gamescom.
If you can't get it together for a trip to Germany by August 15, don't worry. You'll be able to check out the action live-streamed all over the world on Xbox LIVE, CallofDuty.com, Facebook.com/codblackops and Twitch.tv/Treyarch.
Activision issued a statement saying:
In collaboration with Xbox, Wednesday’s World Premiere will be streamed live from Gamescom directly to Xbox LIVE online entertainment network for all Xbox LIVE members throughout Europe and in the United States and Canada. Hosted by Xbox LIVE’s Major Nelson and AceyBongos, the world reveal featuring live gameplay from the show floor will be streamed daily starting on Wednesday 15th Aug from 5 p.m with exclusive interviews with the developers of the game. In addition to the stream on Xbox LIVE, the show will also be live streamed online on Xbox.com in the UK, CallofDuty.com, Facebook.com/codblackops as well as Twitch.tv/treyarch. The World Premiere content will be available in its entirety via Xbox LIVE video-on-demand shortly after the live broadcast in participating countries. Additional broadcast outlets will be revealed at a later date.
G4 will be covering Gamescom from Germany in full force from August 14-19, bringing you the latest news, interviews, and previews of the biggest games of the year straight from the show floor, including Call of Duty: Black Ops 2.