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First-Ever Call of Duty United Kingdom Championship Will Commence This August in London: Warriors Only Need Apply 

On Sunday 7 th August, the finest Call of Duty? clans across the UK will go to war for a highly-coveted prize—the privilege of representing Britain’s best at the first ever Call of Duty? XP fan celebration in Los Angeles, California on 2 nd-3 rd September, 2011.

The winning clan (team of four), after fighting to the top spot in a 32-team, double-elimination qualifier, will earn an all-expenses paid trip to Call of Duty XP in Los Angeles and the right to throw down against gamers from around the world in an unprecedented $1 million Call of Duty tournament sponsored by Xbox 360?. Also on tap at this one-of-a-kind event is the worldwide reveal of Call of Duty?: Modern Warfare ? 3’s highly-anticipated multiplayer mode including first hands on play with it for all attendees, and numerous other Call of Duty fan experiences.

The UK qualifying event will be held at the Sound Nightclub in London’s Leicester Square, hosted and organised by Multiplay, famous for running the UK’s largest gaming events such as the Insomnia series. Registration is open immediately at www.CODUKChampionships.co.uk

The UK qualifying event will be played using Call of Duty?: Black Ops , the UK’s best selling game ever. Activision’s new Call of Duty? Elite will be live at the event, giving players and fans unrivalled analysis of the tournament and match performances.

Regular updates will made via www.CODUKChampionships.co.uk and the official Call of Duty Facebook and Twitter feeds.

This is a no-holds-barred battle for UK Call of Duty supremacy. If you think you’re up to snuff, it’s time to enlist.

For information about Call of Duty? XP, including Call of Duty? XP tournament qualifications, please visit www.callofduty.com/xp.

For further information, please contact activisionpr@frankpr.it.

Activision, Call of Duty and Modern Warfare are registered trademarks of Activision Publishing, Inc.

Xbox 360 is a registered trademark of the Microsoft Corporation.

Notes to editors

*Players must be over 18 and meet a set of gaming prerequisites to qualify for the championships detailed on the official tournament website at http://codukchampionships.co.uk/rules and www.callofduty.com/xp?

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