Call of Duty: Black Ops II is a first-person shooter video game. It is the second installment in Call of Duty's Black Ops series, a direct sequel to 2010's Call of Duty: Black Ops, and the ninth Call of Duty game. It was developed by Treyarch and published by Activision.

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Can you select which scorestreak reward to activate?

When I get a number of scorestreaks at once, can you select which one to activate? Is it always the most recent streak rewarded? My scorestreak combo is care package, counter-UAV, and the Guardian. ...
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When you prestige, do you always start at level 1?

A friend of mine didn't realise you had to do something in Barracks in order to Prestige in Black Op 2 and has been playing the recent double XP weekend at Level 55. If he prestiges now, will the ...
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black ops 2 zombies camera movement problem

I play Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 on my PS3, and there's a weird thing going on with the camera which only seems to happen in Zombies Mode. (I never run into this problem in multiplayer) Sometimes, ...
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Does the Avogadro have to be killed with an EMP for the Tower of Babble

So I've been through watching the videos on YouTube to find out how to do this ball-buster of an achievement. Me and a friend thought we'd try out doing it two player seeing as it's been proven that ...
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How can I skip strike force missions like FOB Spectre?

I finished "Old Wounds" and see that the next mission is "Time and Fate" but I'm forced into "FOB Spectre," a strike force mission. I'd like to finish my Veteran run without doing these strike force ...
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Disable certain multiplayer maps in CoD BO2

Is it somehow possible to temporarily disable specific multiplayer maps in Black Ops II ? I would like to enable only a few smalls maps while I level up my shotguns. I've tried to remove some of the ...
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Why was karma important?

I just finished Black Ops 2 and it left me wondering why Karma was so important. Why would anyone be after her in the first place?
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Is it possible to switch sides?

I want to switch sides and play against my friend, but can't see a way to change in online multiplayer. How do I switch my team?
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How are score streaks meant to be obtained?

So I was watching some video footage of good players and I'm totaly confused now. For me score streaks seem to work completely differently. If I die, I need to regain all the score streaks again ...
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Black Ops 2 having trouble loading multiplayer matches

When I go on to multiplayer and set up my class and stuff it all works fine, its only when a game tries to load. It's not every game, usually every other game. Instead of a picture of the map for a ...
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What are the pros of choosing to Prestige Mode?

Ok... it took me a long time to get to this point, so I have some reservations about choosing Prestige Mode. What are the most significant benefits of Prestige Mode? I'm reluctant to lose my guns or ...
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Can I un-reset my stats?

Can I get my stats back? I did not mean for everything to be reset I just wanted my kill/death ratio gone. Can I call Activision and get them to get all my stats back?
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Black Ops 2 Zombies permanent perks

I've seen many articles online claiming that there are permanent perks in Tranzit that can be unlocked through challenges. I've managed to earn permanent quick revive by reviving the same player ...
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Game freezes at load screen after latest patch

It appears that after I patched Black Ops II, the load screen won't show up. Instead, my Xbox freezes when I try to start the game, and I'm forced to turn the power off and turn it back on (or ...
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How do I use scorestreaks?

I unlocked a whole bunch of scorestreaks in the past few days, but I have no clue on how to use them. Is there a certain objective you have to accomplish in order to use them, or can they be activated ...
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Is there a way to switch between obtained scorestreaks?

In Black Ops 2, if I get multiple scorestreaks in a single match, am I allowed to switch between them and choose which one I want? For example, say I've obtained UAV, and then a Care Package. Is ...
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How do I use my scorestreak? [duplicate]

I'm confused on which key to be used to use scorestreak in Black Ops2 on PC. I have tried to check the config, but it doesn't appear to be bound to any key. Any idea which is the default key for ...
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How do I change the crosshair in Black Ops 2?

I have seen people using different crosshairs on the kill cam. Unfortunately I can't figure out how to change the crosshair. How do I do it?
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XP from Challenges

If I complete a challenge, do I get the XP for it or do I need to complete the other tiers for it too to get the XP? For example, the first challenge in Game Modes > TDM, is veteran. Do I get the XP ...
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In Black Ops II zombies, what are the differences between public match and custom games?

In Black Ops II zombies, what are the differences between public match and custom games? The main difference that I know is that in custom match, randoms cannot search your game as in public match, ...
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Prestige unlock token and Prestige reward

Do you lose your prestige unlock token if you select a prestige reward and vice versa? A couple of friends have been telling me that you do. When you prestige, can you get a prestige reward AND a ...
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Double XP Weekend doubles weapon XP?

Now, I know that double XP and double Weapon XP are different, but: Is "Double XP WEEKEND" the same as "Double Weapon XP"? I know "Double XP" does not double weapon XP. But, does "Double XP WEEKEND" ...
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Call of Duty multiplayer field of view (advantage?)

I'm playing Call of Duty Black Ops II on PC and there is the possiblity to set the Field of View inbetween 65 and 90 degrees. Would setting it to 90 degrees give me a considerable advantage over ...
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COD Elite: Does the heat map show where those have died, or where those have gotten kills from?

Here's a screenshot of the heat map for a match on Call of Duty Elite: Now, I can't figure out if the heat markers represent where someone was killed, as opposed to where the kill shots originated. ...
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What knife kills count towards the Bloodthirsty Medal?

I managed to get a Bloodthirsty Medal with four pistol kill and a single knife kill. I was wondering, though, if I equip a Tactical Knife, does it count towards a medal if I knife someone with it?
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My Y axis is inverted! How do I fix that?

When I play Black Ops 2, it seems that my xbox controller is inverted. Example: if I press up, my character looks down and vice versa. It was not like this before. Does anyone know how to reset the ...
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Is there any way to tell that a Care Package is booby-trapped?

In Black Ops 2, the ability to booby trap a care package is available with Hacker Pro. Is there any visual clue or other way to tell that a care package has been booby trapped, if you're on the other ...
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How can I play effectively with the Guardian?

Blacks Ops 2 has a new scorestreak - "Guardian" which is some kind of microwave turret looking thing. I seem to get them fairly often from care packages, and encounter plenty of enemy deployed ones ...
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Relentless Medal and Killstreak Rewards in Black Ops 2

Is it a bug or am I allowed to use killstreak rewards to get this medal in a match? I'm having such a difficult time getting it.
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How do I control the Hellstorm Missile?

How do I accelerate the hellstorm missile in multi-player so that it speeds up like the predator missiles in MW2/MW3? Also, is there a way to control the spread when you break it up or is it just ...
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How do I equip the knife as a secondary weapon?

In CoD Black Ops 2, how can I equip the knife when I have both a primary and a secondary weapon? Is there a way? If not, does the tac knife for pistols count as an equipped knife? I am asking this ...
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I can't get my controller working

I bought a PC gamepad at Radio Shack that appears to be functioning in windows 7, as I tested it in its configuration window. However, I cant get it to work in Black Ops II. It has the most recent ...
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Which helicopter in Celerium challenge on Black Ops 2 campaign

On the mission "Celerium" on Call of Duty Black Ops 2 there is a challenge that says: ELIMATE ENEMY HELI BEFORE LIFT OFF My question is: What heli? After playing through this mission countless times ...
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How do you get a bloodthirsty medal with a crossbow?

In order to get gold camo for the crossbow, one of the challenges is that you need to get a bloodthirsty medal using only the crossbow. A bloodthirsty medal is obtained by getting 5 kills in a row, ...
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What does Rewind Story actually do?

I went through the campaign on Veteran and finished everything except the Strike Force missions. I want to go back to the beginning and finish up the challenges I missed and do the Strike Force ...
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If you prestige, do you keep your unlocked tokens?

I want to know if you prestige, do you get to keep the unlocked tokens you have gained?
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What happens when I run out of Strike Teams?

If I use all my Strike teams on a tactical strike map, is that it, can I no longer play those maps until I start a new campaign? Will I no longer be able to play any tactical strike maps until I get ...
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How do I use the permanent unlock token?

I prestiged. I'm at level 16 and I see no way to permanently unlock a weapon or perk. Where is this located?
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Can you change the difficulty during strikeforce missions and still get the achievements?

Okay so I'm playing the game on veteran to get the achievements, I was wondering if you can lower the difficulty on strikeforce missions and change it to veteran when nearly finished. So I can still ...
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What is Humiliation?

How do you get the "Complete all Humiliation unlocks" Calling Card? What is defined as a "humiliation"? I have managed to get 16/25 without ever playing Gun Game/Sticks and Stones.
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How does resetting work in Black Ops 2?

If you reset all stats, does that reset you to level 1 no prestige or will you have no stats and be level 1 on first prestige?
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How does one live stream in Black Ops 2 on an Xbox 360?

I could not seem to find this feature that was advertised. Is there a special game mode that has to be used to enable the live streaming to youtube?
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What is the Dragonfire scorestreak and how do I use it?

I haven't had the game long and have only been playing online multiplayer so far. I just earned the Dragonfire scorestreak but I dont know how to use it. Everytime I tried with the conventional method ...
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Will Prestige option for stat reset keep your unlocked weapons/perks?

I understand that one of the three options when you prestige is to reset all stats, but you can also use a prestige token to permanently unlock some weapon/perk - so my question is: When you reset ...
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Why won't Menendez kill Mason at the beginning of Odysseus?

Storyline wise, on the mission Odysseus, why won't Menendez kill Mason? Are they related? Or did something happen in Black Ops I didn't get?
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How to effectively use the animal traps?

I'm playing campaign mode for Black Ops 2, and I've come to the point in the Pyrrhic Victory mission that grants me the animal traps from the small wooden shed. I've placed the bear traps around the ...
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What are the possible mission outcomes in the singleplayer campaign?

Over the course of the campaign I've had some rousing successes and abject failures. I'm interested in knowing what the possible outcomes of each mission are and a brief explanation how to achieve ...
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Starting a new singleplayer campaign

Apparently one cannot change the outcome of completed story missions without starting a new campaign. If I decide to replay the campaign, will I lose anything, such as weapon unlocks or completed ...
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Can I change the outcome of completed story missions?

According to my career record, I've done an unsatisfactory job of searching Menendez's compound. Does this have significant consequences and can I change the outcome by replaying the mission?
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What is the significance of tactical strike team missions?

I'm having a hard time doing these missions, and apparently there's a limited time window for me to do them. Are there any rewards or penalties for completing or failing to complete these missions?