Exciting news for all you FPS-em-up fans out there, the behemoth that is Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is getting its fourth an final DLC package: Apocalypse . That’s right folks mark the 27th August in your diary for that is when you lucky Xbox owners will be able to get your mitts on:
– Two brand spanking new multi-player maps
– Two re-imagined fan favorite maps
– Origins zombie experience
Treyarch studio boss man Mark Lamia declared today:
Apocalypse is Treyarch’s grand finale to Call of Duty: Black Ops II. It is the perfect culmination of our efforts and fan feedback, with two all-new multiplayer maps for players to experience for the first time and two fully reimagined fan-favourite multiplayer maps from past games – and Origins, our most epic Zombies experience to date. Apocalypse is a DLC pack that our fans will never forget.
It even has some catchy tunes form those friendly rock dudes Avenged Sevenfold and famed comic illustrator Alex Ross lends a hand too. The new maps are described in the PR spiel thusly:
· Pod: A failed utopian community from the 70’s has left stacks of dilapidated residential pods nestled into an abandoned cliff side in Taiwan. Its residents long gone, the modernist compound now hosts frenetic combat as players must run atop the pods, as well as navigate their multi-tiered interiors for a strategic edge.
· Frost: Fresh snow meets explosive gunpowder in this snow-capped European city, where the bridge over a frozen canal separates it into two sides, requiring players to employ multi-level traversal strategies to outsmart and ultimately outshoot their enemies.
· Takeoff: Fans of “Stadium” from the original Call of Duty®: Black Ops First Strike DLC will find themselves at home on “Takeoff.” Marooned in the middle of the Pacific Ocean, this remote launch site is all about close-quarters combat, combining tight corners with open spaces for intense encounters.
· Dig: An adaptation of the fan-favourite “Courtyard” from Call of Duty®: World at War, where two archaeological dig sites in Afghanistan become the perfect playground for combatants eager for hectic, unceasing confrontations. Treyarch, has retained the spirit of “Courtyard” with two major chokepoints, a wide open layout and raised platforms, but has provided fans with a fresh take on the multitude of paths.
Lets not forget that you also get that rarest of thing in games today zombies!
Set in WW1 France lucky DLC buying folks will get to meet up with the four original heroes from the very first Zombies map, Tank, Nikolai, Takeo, and Rictofen and kick some zombie tail across trenches, no-mans land and a mysterious ancient ruin- there’s even a 1,000 foot tall robot! Sounds like exciting stuff to me…