Gamers who like a living dead twist with their online warfare are in for a treat at next week's Comic-Con. Activision and Treyarch have announced a world reveal panel for Call of Duty: Black Ops III Zombies, as well as an escape room challenge.

Press Release: For the first time in franchise history, Call of Duty will invade Comic-Con International with Black Ops III.

The excitement kicks off with a star-studded panel of in-game talent on Thursday July 9 from 1-2 PM in Room 6BCF. The Director and Lead Writer of Zombies from Black Ops III developer Treyarch, along with surprise guests, will reveal the highly-anticipated Zombies mode, along with other Call of Duty Zombies announcements.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: Zombie World Reveal

Panel attendees will be the first to see footage of Treyarch's new mind-bending tale of the undead, complete with a star-studded cast.

Call of Duty Black Ops III: Zombies Escape Room Challenge

Bringing Treyarch's signature brand of Zombies to life, Activision is inviting all Comic-Con attendees to experience the Black Ops III Zombies "Escape Room Challenge." Showgoers must solve clues, and work together in order to escape the room before time expires. The Escape Room Challenge is free and open to the public, running the following days and times:

Thursday, 7/9 from 2 - 10 p.m. PT

Friday, 7/10 from Noon - 8 p.m. PT

Saturday, 7/11 from: Noon - 8 p.m. PT

Location: 450 Second Ave, San Diego, CA, 92101

(Note: attendees do not need a Comic-Con badge to participate! Participants must be at least 18 years of age.)

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