Call of Duty Black Ops third DLC map pack announced

Confirming previously revealed rumors, Activision has now officially announced plans to offer a third downloadable multiplayer map pack for its hit first person shooter Call of Duty Black Ops. The third DLC map pack has the overall title of Annihilation and will be released first for the Xbox 360 version of the game on June 28 for 1200 Microsoft points. The map pack will likely be released for the PC and PS3 versions of Black Ops about a month later.

The map pack will add another four new multiplayer maps to the game. One is titled Hanger 18 and is set in and around a plane hanger in the mysterious "Area 51" US military base. Another map is titled Silo and is set in and around a missile silo located in the 1960's Soviet Union. The third map is titled Hazard and takes place in, of all places, a tropical golf course setting. Finally the fourth multiplayer level is called Drive-In and takes place in an old fashioned drive in movie theater.

In addition to the new multiplayer maps, developer Treyarch has added yet another of its popular co-op themed zombie maps. This new level is titled Shangri-Li. It's in an Asian themed temple and the press release promises that the map will have "deadly traps, dark secrets and innovative gameplay that will challenge even the most daring Zombie hunters."

This will likely be the final official map pack for Call of Duty Black Ops as Activision starts to promote the next game in the series, Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3, that's due out on November 8.

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Do they not have a map editor where users can create their own maps instead of having to rely on Trey to provide them for you?

Yay more horrible built maps that you'll have to pay for. Such a scam. Remember when maps used to be well crafted? I loved every map in modern warfare, they didn't feel so rushed. Worst thing I ever paid for was black ops... And thats after a life time of bad purchases.

SPEhosting said,
fml gimme a chance to scratch my backside i am on ps3 and havent even had the second map pack a month

It's a timed exclusive for the 360 so you have plenty of time I am looking forward to the new maps

That's why I kinda like Treyarch. They always push out a bunch of DLC that actually include a decent number of maps. Unlike Infinity Ward, with it's 1 map pack for COD4 and 2 for MW2, both of which only included 3 maps and were kinda **** (besides the classic Overgrown and Crash). World at War also had 3 map packs and were actually pretty good, Bonzai being my favorite. I just wish Treyarch would include at least 1 map from World at War like how IW did with MW2.

profane said,
That's why I kinda like Treyarch. They always push out a bunch of DLC that actually include a decent number of maps. Unlike Infinity Ward, with it's 1 map pack for COD4 and 2 for MW2, both of which only included 3 maps and were kinda **** (besides the classic Overgrown and Crash). World at War also had 3 map packs and were actually pretty good, Bonzai being my favorite. I just wish Treyarch would include at least 1 map from World at War like how IW did with MW2.

Overgrown is just an overhyped meh sniper war map. And Crash + Storm are the two worst maps of MW2.