These Guys Are Already Playing (Some Of) Black Ops 2

While not the full game (impossible, since it's not even done yet), some enterprising thieves appear to have managed to get hold of a demo for the upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 2. And proceed to do what you'd expect.

Namely, we get a video with the worst soundtrack on Earth, obnoxious overlays of developer interviews and obtrusive watermarks.

While the demo - presumably lifted from a recent Black Ops II's showing - is only limited to a bit of multiplayer, Activision has since confirmed to Kotaku that it's a legitimate portion of the game, issuing a statement that reads "The video posted is from a development demo build, using developer tools meant for testing. The retail build was never accessed or compromised."

Which explains all the jumping and floating around; while the video was first posted on the YouTube page of a self-professed Call of Duty modder, and is angled as some "triumph" for hackers, Activision's statement suggests the "no clipping" visible is the result of "developer tools", not a hack or mod.

UPDATE - Story edited to reflect Activision's confirmation.

UPDATE 2 - We've heard the leak may have come from a closed internal beta, not a public showing.

iHcJames [YouTube, original video removed]


    I was already playing some of Black Ops 2 last year. Although all the cool kids were calling it Modern Warfare 3.

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        Yep, and I'm here all week.

    I'm already playing MW4

      How is it?

    Looks cool. I'm looking forward to it.

    I'll just keep playing World at War.

    Yes! The guys who made the game ARE already playing the game. What a coincidence! -_-

    Lol.. oh. Not even out yet and they are hacking lol.

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