Activision have announced that its Call of Duty Elite service has released in Beta form on the PlayStation 3 utilising Call of Duty: Black Ops.

The service will be activated in stages, with limited invitations rolling out now and will be used to test select features and functionality, including stat tracking, the use of custom player groups, competitive events and video sharing.

A major upgrade of additional features will come to Call of Duty Elite at its official launch on 8th November with Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3.

Premium members of Call of Duty Elite will receive all downloadable content for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3. All of the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC, 20 pieces of new in-game content, will be available monthly during the 9-month DLC season.

To register for the beta, go to