Call of Duty: Black Ops II

Call of Duty: Black Ops II Achievements

Back in Time

Use a future weapon in the past.

You must first complete the campaign. Then pick a past mission and select a weapon you used in the future. (Storm PSR, MSMC, etc). Past missions consist of Pyrrhic Victory, Old Wounds, Time And Fate, and Suffer With Me. You need to get a kill with it and it should unlock at the end of the mission.

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User Comments
Comment #1 by creaper210
Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 11:56:41 AM

Wonder how this will happen? Probably an easter egg/hidden weapon on some levels.

Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 12:05:06 PM

It better not involve time travel.

Comment #3 by linkin10362
Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 03:00:38 PM

Since there is a achievement for making your own loadout for a mission, I'd assume after you beat a past mission, you can replay it with whatever weapons you want, including future ones.

Comment #4 by Nevander
Thursday, September 27, 2012 @ 03:37:28 PM

It will be like Darkest of Days, only just it won't suck!

Comment #5 by MRDEEP7
Friday, October 19, 2012 @ 05:16:04 PM

@ 2, I wouldn't put it past them lol

Comment #6 by quorn23
Saturday, November 10, 2012 @ 07:48:33 PM

@3 yeah, just completed the campain and was able to start the very first mission with a modern weapon.

Comment #7 by warrenpaul
Monday, November 12, 2012 @ 01:27:12 PM

easy guys, don't even need a video really but did one anyway lol

Comment #8 by Flaws of Mine
Wednesday, November 14, 2012 @ 11:17:01 PM

A bit of advice from experience: I finished my Veteran run, and when I tried to start a New Campaign, I didn't have access to the future weapons anymore. So, I believe you do have to Replay Mission to be able to get the achievement.

Comment #9 by CraKeLL
Thursday, November 15, 2012 @ 02:41:22 PM

WTF? Completed the game but no option to go back onto old missions or any access to my old gear, no challenges complete but yet I have the achievement, great. More broken games from Treyach...

Comment #10 by R3ap3r Smurf
Thursday, November 15, 2012 @ 07:56:36 PM

when I replay a level in the past I don't have any future guns available? I have played a future mission. do I need to beat the campaign first?

Comment #11 by Knaussenheimer
Thursday, November 15, 2012 @ 09:40:08 PM

which weapons are the future weapons? Because I used weapons that i thought were from the future in my custom class but no achievement.

Comment #12 by Play Up Pomp3y
Friday, November 16, 2012 @ 09:43:50 AM

Same problem as 10. Halfway through the missions. I can have past weapons in future missions, but no option for future weapons in past missions........

Comment #13 by PyschoJ2456
Saturday, November 17, 2012 @ 01:55:55 PM

you need to complete the campaign then go to replay mission

Comment #14 by xExekut3x
Tuesday, November 20, 2012 @ 12:31:42 AM

I was playing some missions again after I beat it on my Veteran run, thought I chose a future weapon. I guess I didn't. I'll have to wait until I finish my second run through on Recruit to get this now.

Comment #15 by Goose1085
Monday, November 26, 2012 @ 11:39:03 AM

You do not have to run through the campaign multiple times... I beat the campaign on Regular, then Replayed Mission 1 with a future weapon (the special one from the Judgement Day mission)... the achievement popped up once I successfully saved Mason.

When I replayed the mission I just did it on Regular again... Mission 1 is kind of long, but it goes by pretty quick.... I noticed that when choosing a weapon, the "Future" weapons are to the far left of the selections, and "old" weapons are to the right...

Comment #16 by westie420uk
Friday, November 30, 2012 @ 12:38:16 PM

After i completed the game i selected the 1st mission (Pyrrhic Victory) & selected the M8A1 assault rifle & the M1216 shotgun. When i finished the level it gave me the achievement.

Comment #17 by SuicidalPanda55
Thursday, December 27, 2012 @ 09:38:19 PM

used a chicom

Comment #18 by Nemesis Mk2
Monday, January 14, 2013 @ 06:49:40 AM

Used above weapons ... unlocks at the helicopter scene.

Comment #19 by halodude48
Tuesday, March 17, 2015 @ 08:41:51 PM

you must finish the mission for it to unlock

Comment #20 by kdx1982
Saturday, May 30, 2015 @ 04:26:28 PM

Thus is the worst cod ever lol ????????????????campaign

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Game Info


US November 13, 2012
Europe November 13, 2012

HDD Space Required : 7.6 GB
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