FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Santa Monica, CA– May 31, 2007– The call has come again! Activision, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is calling players back to the trenches with the release of new Call of Duty? 3 multiplayer maps, available only on Xbox 360™ and Xbox LIVE from Microsoft. The Bravo Map Pack features classic maps and new battlefields for players to test their skill. The five new maps are currently available for purchase (800 Microsoft Points) on Xbox LIVE? Marketplace for Xbox 360 from Microsoft.
Veteran players will recognize two fan favorite maps from Call of Duty? and Call of Duty?: United Offensive™ in the Bravo Map Pack. Depot, from Call of Duty, combines a unique layout of warehouses, water towers and a train depot, has been updated for duty as Gare Centrale. While for vehicle combat, nothing comes close to one of United Offensive’s most popular maps, Kharkov, an area that blends tanks, jeeps and motorcycles within a vast open combat arena, now re-envisioned and set to deploy as Marseilles.
New recruits and veterans alike are thrust into the fight with three new maps that will challenge players of all skill levels. Whether it is the Axis-held hilltop fortress at Aller Haut, the quiet, moonlit village on the foggy Seine River or Rimling, a small picturesque town filled with canals, players will have to use their infantry skills to wrest control from the enemy.
Call of Duty 3 is rated“T” for Teen (blood, language and violence) by the ESRB.
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