First DLC Map Pack for Record-Setting Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Delivers a Massive Amount of Content
Baseball Superstars Matt Cain and Evan Longoria to Lead Celebrity
Call of Duty: Black Ops II Grudge Match to Celebrate Epic DLC Launch
SANTA MONICA, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
The revolution has begun! Call of Duty®: Black Ops II Revolution,
the first of four Downloadable Content (DLC) Map Packs for the
record-setting Call of Duty: Black Ops II launches today!
From Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of
Activision Blizzard (Nasdaq: ATVI),
and their award-winning studio Treyarch, Revolution
delivers an unprecedented amount of new and innovative "must-play"
content, including four radically diverse multiplayer maps from around
the world, as well as a new Zombies map "Die Rise." Revolution
also features a couple of franchise first offerings, including a
brand-new Zombies mode "Turned," which literally turns the tables
and allows gamers to play as a zombie, as well as a new bonus
multiplayer weapon, the "Peacekeeper." Revolution is
available today first, exclusively on Xbox LIVE® for the Xbox 360® video
game and entertainment system from Microsoft, with other platforms to
follow. Fans can purchase Revolution individually, or pick
it up as part of the Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC Season
Pass discounted* bundle.
"Revolution is packed with a ton of fun," said Mark Lamia,
Treyarch's Studio Head. "We worked incredibly hard to deliver the most
expansive DLC offering in our studio's history: from four maps in
exciting and dynamic new locations like skate parks and ski slopes, to
being able to play as a zombie, and a new bonus weapon in multiplayer — Revolution
is a wild ride, and we're excited for Call of Duty fans to start
Revolution delivers an unparalleled amount of variety and
content for all types of Call of Duty: Black Ops II
players, featuring four all-new multiplayer maps set around the globe.
"Downhill" is a snowy alpine chateau perfect for hectic close-quarters
combat. "Mirage" is a sand-devastated luxury villa suited for all play
styles, while "Hydro" is a massive hydroelectric dam in Pakistan lined
with long-range vantage points perfect for sniping. And "Grind" is a
skate park in Venice Beach, where players must adapt to the map's unique
ramps, bowls and curvatures as they try and take cover from enemy fire.
Zombies fans get a terrifying double-dose of undead action in Revolution.
First, the new map, "Die Rise," drops players inside a maze of
crumbling skyscrapers amidst a ravaged Chinese city, where all-new
Wonder Weaponry will play a crucial role as they make a valiant stand
against the impending zombie hoard. Additionally, Revolution's
innovative new Zombies mode, "Turned," flips this new fan-favorite mode
around, allowing players to become the undead and play as a zombie,
offering an entirely new style of bragging rights.
Rounding out the wide breadth of new content in Revolution is
the "Peacekeeper," a one-time offering of a new multiplayer weapon
planned for Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC.
To celebrate today's launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops II
Revolution, Activision and Treyarch will pit baseball superstars
Matt Cain of the San Francisco Giants and Evan Longoria of the Tampa Bay
Rays against each other in a Grudge Match for Call of Duty
bragging rights. Cain and Longoria will captain teams featuring
development team members, online personalities and fans in an intense
head-to-head battle. Gamers can review highlights on Call of Duty:
Black Ops II Facebook page here: http://www.facebook.com/codblackops.
of Duty: Black Ops II Revolution is out now,
exclusively on Xbox LIVE for a suggested retail price of $14.99 or 1200
Microsoft Points. The Revolution DLC Map Pack is included
in the Call of Duty: Black Ops II DLC Season Pass, where
fans can purchase four epic DLC Map Packs** for Call of Duty:
Black Ops II, and also receive the Nuketown Zombies bonus map,
and an exclusive in-game calling card as part of the discounted bundle
offered at a suggested retail price of $49.99 or 4000 Microsoft Points,
a discount of 800 Microsoft Points off the individual purchase of all
four DLC Map Packs.
Call of Duty: Black Ops II is rated "M" (Mature — Blood
and Gore, Intense Violence, Strong Language, Suggestive Themes, Use of
Drugs — content suitable for persons ages 18 and older) by the ESRB.
More information on Call of Duty®: Black Ops II can be
found at http://www.callofduty.com/blackops2
or on www.facebook.com/codblackops.
Fans can also follow @Treyarch on Twitter.
Treyarch is an industry-leading game developer, wholly owned by
Activision Publishing, Inc. whose Call of Duty: Black Ops II
set world-wide launch day records, and whose previous game Call of
Duty®: Black Ops set an entertainment launch opening record upon
its release in 2010 and continues to be one of the best-selling games of
all time, according to NPD and GfK Chart-Track.
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Microsoft, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360 and Xbox LIVE are either registered
trademarks or trademarks of the Microsoft group of companies.
*Based on DLC Season Pass suggested retail price of $49.99 or 4000
Microsoft Points, and four DLC Map Packs at a suggested retail price of
$14.99 or 1200 Microsoft Points each, purchase of the Season Pass
represents a discount of 800 Microsoft Points
**Downloadable content in the Season Pass may be sold separately. If you
purchase the DLC Season Pass, do not also purchase these standalone DLC
Map Packs, as you will be charged for them. DLC Season Pass and DLC Map
Packs may not be available on all platforms or in all territories.
Pricing and release dates may vary by platform. Call of Duty: Black Ops
II game required; sold separately.
Activision Publishing, Inc.
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