View Full Version : Retail copies of Black Ops stolen, Leak Imminent


Rick Grimes
10-18-2010, 03:03 PM
Today in Alabama a thief took off from a local printing press with a copy of the upcoming game Call of Duty: Black Ops. The game, which is due to be released on november 9th, is currently set to be the biggest entertainment launch in history, outgrossing even Modern Warfare 2.

The alleged thief sold several of the copies of the game to associates... one of which who was a member of an underground hacking forum. The purchaser, who goes by the name of 'Ungodly Leaker' posted a thread on this forum showing the disc in his hands and making a few comments about the game. Ungodly Leaker had previously leaked Halo: Reach far ahead of its release and it is assumed intending to do the same with Black Ops.

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Treyarch's community manager, Josh Olin, attempted to join the hacking forum and negotiate with the people involved, as well as those who had dealt with the Beta Leak, but was subsequently banned from the entire forum. Regardless, he was able to get in contact with several members outside of the forums realms - one of them, a regular on the forum known as 97SIRHB, was contacted via twitter.

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For several hours, 97SIRHB's twitter account was followed by Josh Olin - who only follows less than 100 of his 80,000 followers. During this time they swapped AIM details, and talked over the phone. 97SIRHB then posted on the forum, revealling publicly that Josh was seeking information on the potential leakers and that if the game was leaked, that he would make sure the entire site was shut down.



That game is worth millions to Activision, wish i had a copy.

pho_pino
10-19-2010, 03:54 PM
thats crazy i want a copy already.... hahahahaaa i hope this doesnt effect the release date for the game.

Ether
10-19-2010, 04:13 PM
Nice nice, seriously. A true pirate.

Hous
10-19-2010, 06:25 PM
Nah man thats dirty. If your going to pirate it atleast wait a couple weeks after the game came out so all those people who cant wait would buy it.

the_ilest
10-22-2010, 03:51 AM
yeah, those guys got caught already. but the beta is out there on the internet. im playing it on my friends house it is really cool.