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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