Easter Egg - If you shoot all the heads off of the mannequins in Nuketown, they will turn into zombies and try to kill you.
The first Call of Duty to only be 30 frames per second on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 rather than 60 frames per second which has always been a staple of the franchise.
The Studio Design Director at Treyarch, David Vonderhaar, revealed on Twitter that this will be his final Call of Duty game to work in.
This is the third game that Jeff Goldblum has appeared in, along with a Jurrassic Park game and Goosebumps game. He plays Nero in Black Ops III Zombies mode.
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (2015) is the first installment in the Call of Duty franchise to introduce Specialists (characters that have special abilities and weapons that can be earned throughout a multiplayer match by earning score), and is the first to add Gun Smith and Paint Shop which allow you to further customize your weapons for a multiplayer match. Black Ops III is also the third Call of Duty where you can see your legs, after Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (2014) and Call of Duty: Ghosts (2013).
Treyarch released a statement saying that there will not be a campaign available for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. There will only be multiplayer and zombies modes.
In one DLC level, a plate with a brain and fork on it can be found in the morgue. Next to it is a bottle of ketchup. This may be a reference to iZombie (2015), released the same year.
Ron Perlman, Jeff Goldblum, Neal McDonough, and Heather Graham are voicing and lending their likenesses to new characters in the Zombies mode for Call of Duty: Black Ops III (2015).
Call of Duty: Black Ops III (2015) is the second Call of Duty to have supply drops in the game, the first being Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare (2014).
During the WWII mission where you take part in the Siege of Bastogne, "Dies Irae" from Mozart's Requiem can be heard in the background. This is an homage to when it's played during the Berlin campaign in Call of Duty: World at War (2008).