Call of Duty fans don't have to upgrade their consoles just yet. Publisher Activision has announced that the latest game in the series, Black Ops III, will be coming to the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3; the game was originally announced only for the Xbox One, PS4, and PC. While series mainstay Treyarch is still developing the game for newer consoles, two studios — Beenox and Mercenary Technology — will be handling the 360 / PS3 port.
While the two versions will feature much of the same content, there will be some major differences. The four play co-op campaign that was touted when the game was first announced will be cut back to two players on PS3 and 360. "There will also be some other features and functionality built specifically for the new generation of consoles that cannot be supported on Xbox 360 and PS3," Activision says, without noting specifics. And for those Nintendo fans holding out hope, the publisher also explains that "there's no version of Call of Duty: Black Ops III for Nintendo Wii U planned."
Players with older consoles will also miss out on one more significant feature — the game's multiplayer beta will only be available on Xbox One, PS4, and PC. Black Ops III is expected to launch across all platforms on November 6th.