Call of Duty: Black Ops III is a military science fiction first-person shooter video game,[2] developed by Treyarch and published byActivision.[3] It is the twelfth entry in the Call of Duty series and the sequel to the 2012 video game Call of Duty: Black Ops II. It was released on Microsoft WindowsPlayStation 4, and Xbox One on November 6, 2015. A feature-limited version developed by Beenoxand Mercenary Technology that only supports multiplayer modes was released on PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. Upon release, the game received positive reviews from critics and was a commercial success.