Call of Duty®: World at War Map Pack 3 Now Available

Aug 6, 2009

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug 06, 2009 /PRNewswire-FirstCall via COMTEX News Network/ -- The war rages on with intense fury for one of the most-popular online multiplayer games, as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and developer Treyarch announced today that Call of Duty: World at War Map Pack 3 is now available for download on Xbox 360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the PLAYSTATION(R)3 computer entertainment system. Call of Duty: World at War Map Pack 3 includes three new multiplayer maps and one Zombie map:

    --  Battery: An armored island surrounded by anti-ship mines and
        shore-to-ship cannons, "Battery" places soldiers on a
        mid-sized map based on Fort Drum (El Fraile Island) in the Philippines.
        Players will have plenty of areas to hide and a steady flow of close
        quarters combat!
    --  Revolution: "Revolution" pits soldiers against each other in a
        large factory set in Russia's cold city streets. Keep your trigger
        finger primed, your gun loaded, and your head low through this
        sniper-friendly territory!
    --  Breach: Overwhelm the enemy in "Breach," set in Berlin's
        crowded city streets surrounding the historic Brandenburg Gate. Only the
        finest soldiers will survive in this fast-paced, dense battlefield!

    --  Der Riese (Zombie Factory): The undead horde approaches! Fight for your
        life in "Der Riese" (translated: "The Giant"), an
        all-new Zombie map set in a secret Nazi research facility featuring the
        Pack A Punch Machine, a device capable of upgrading weapons at the touch
        of a button. Use the teleporters to escape the vicious Hell Hounds and
        pray that the powerful Wunderwaffe DG-2 will appear before it's too
        late. This map includes 10 new Xbox 360 Achievements/PS3 Trophies.

Call of Duty: World at War Map Pack 3 is currently available on Xbox LIVE(R) Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 800 Microsoft Points and on the PlayStation(R)Store for the PLAYSTATION 3 computer entertainment system for $9.99.

Call of Duty: World at War is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB for Intense Violence, Strong Language, Blood and Gore. For more information and exclusive updates about Call of Duty: World at War, visit www.CoDWaW.com.

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