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Call of Duty: Black Ops Escalation DLC Comes to PS3 June 10

Dan Amrich's Avatar Posted by Community Manager, Ubisoft

Hopefully everybody enjoyed the double XP period for Call of Duty: Black Ops in May – neither Treyarch nor Activision wanted to see any of the PS3 fans miss out just because of the technical issues. Now the next round of Black Ops action is locked and loaded: the long-awaited Escalation DLC pack will be available in the PlayStation Store on Friday, June 10th.

Escalation features five big chunks of content – four multiplayer maps and one star-studded Zombies experience unlike any other. For fans of competitive combat, your new battlegrounds await:

  • HOTEL takes the sunny splendor of a luxirous Cuban casino resort and turns it into a bullet-riddled war zone. Details like the blown casino safe and poolside bar offer some unusual cover for run-and-gunners, but thanks to the high vantage points at opposite ends, it’s also a great map for snipers.
  • Why not visit the ZOO? The big cats and deadly reptiles left this abandoned Russian animal park long ago, but the overgrown, dilapidated facility still plays host to the world’s most dangerous game. Hide below in the bear lair or snipe from above on the monorail track – you’ve got the run of the place.

MP Match ZooMP Match Convoy

  • If you’re looking for a slice of classic Americana, check out the small-town motel and diner near the ambushed CONVOY. The freeway overpass has collapsed, leaving a missile stranded above and rubble littered below – not to mention a pre-fab house, apparently in transit by truck when the attack hit, now toppled on its side in ruins. Talk about trailer trash.

MP Stockpile 2

  • STOCKPILE looks like an ordinary town in remote Russia…until you find the warhead hidden in the building in the center of town. Use switches to slide the huge steel doors up and down – good for restricting access during objective-based games.

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Last but not least, CALL OF THE DEAD goes meta on zombie lore itself with a unique setup: Cinema’s zombie godfather George A. Romero is making his latest undead epic – starring Sarah Michelle Gellar, Robert Englund, Michael Rooker, and Danny Trejo – only to have a real zombie apocalypse break out, infecting the director himself and causing him to stalk you throughout the level. All the stars performed their roles with full motion capture and voice-over, so when you and three friends take on wave after wave of the zombie horde, you’ll do so as some of Hollywood’s most famous monster mashers. Proof positive that there’s a zombie killer in all of us.

Escalation will be available in the PlayStation Store on Friday, June 10, and to celebrate, the double XP will flow once more – enjoy twice the rewards for your efforts through Sunday, June 12. It’s also a perfect time to try out some my unorthodox multiplayer strategies that will keep your opponents guessing.

Enjoy next weekend – I’ll see you online!

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crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 9:22 am

lot of freaky teddys on the roof odd

DA_808_KUSH said:

June 5th, 9:41 am

@crockiller7

I’d advise you to please stop spamming the forums, Just because you are on the internet doesn’t mean they can’t suspend your account from in-game and here.

so choose your actions wisely.

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 9:43 am

rt

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 9:45 am

zombies is harder on ps3

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 10:08 am

rt means right

krazykilla2043 said:

June 5th, 10:12 am

Sweeeet.

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 10:16 am

whats sweet

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 10:18 am

lol just read comments on a youtube video xblive banned for nothing and evryone was saying xbox an microsoft ****

grapefruit25 said:

June 5th, 10:21 am

You be Trollin crockiller7

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 10:42 am

not that acti is an arch enemy of mine great job on waw

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 10:45 am

dun dun door

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 10:47 am

67

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 11:00 am

what weapons have you pack a punched

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 11:01 am

ray gun thunder gun ak74 fu2 an commando

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 11:02 am

zeus cannon predator ak74 fu2

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 11:05 am

ok well add in extras to the ps3 escalation since we get late and then dont do the same to xbox

badboyBrooky said:

June 5th, 11:42 am

how do u delet your old trothys

crockiller7 said:

June 5th, 11:44 am

u cant

xL96A1Phantomx said:

June 5th, 11:49 am

I just want it now so I can stop playing the crappy Xbox version!

DrAgCluTeR said:

June 5th, 12:12 pm

cant wait

Classified17 said:

June 5th, 12:49 pm

error code 80710D36 on psn store

QUINNO123 said:

June 5th, 1:02 pm

Lol this is going to be my last map pack for cod then im going to play some real battlefield3 where i dont deal with noobtubes, etc,

Ghostfire26 said:

June 5th, 1:02 pm

This sucks a lot. Why couldnt it have been the 3rd?

OcTaVius_33 said:

June 5th, 1:11 pm

isn’t the whole reason XBox gets it first is because they pay to play…if thats the case PS+ subscribers should get it the same time as Xbox. Then you’d see a huge increase in PS+ subscriptions.

ballagh said:

June 5th, 1:22 pm

Dan – in comment #59 and 85 you said July 10th for the DLC :) Please tell me this is a “human mistake” :)

ballagh said:

June 5th, 1:24 pm

#459 – It is because Microsoft and Activision/Treyarch sign a deal where Microsfot paid them to get first dibs on the DLC. Makes you really want to keep purchasing their product huh?

dnavarro111 said:

June 5th, 1:37 pm

escalation looks so fun i cant wait

dnavarro111 said:

June 5th, 1:38 pm

they should give it to us for free for being offline for so long

JEC94 said:

June 5th, 2:51 pm

they should make a cod game of zombies only,call of the dead is a good name,I wont pay 15$ for the zombie map only

AzzeTo said:

June 5th, 2:55 pm

Some of you kids need to grow up. If you can’t wait for the DLC then get a life, having to wait a couple more days WILL NOT kill you.

Crazytiger289 said:

June 5th, 3:25 pm

Yes FINALLY!! my wait is over!!!! although i wished it would have come out sooner.

mgl1162 said:

June 5th, 3:25 pm

double xp weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeekend hoooray!!!!!!!!!!!!

Crazytiger289 said:

June 5th, 3:27 pm

Also, is there a AK47 in the new zombie map? I figured that becasue one of the guys is holding one.

phreekenstein said:

June 5th, 3:29 pm

boo hoo, we have to wait another week for Escalation. Here is a suggestion, if waiting a week is too hard try GOING OUTSIDE.

Libra015 said:

June 5th, 3:57 pm

5/6 more days …

nelso_bro25 said:

June 5th, 4:24 pm

cant wait for this 4 more days

Cybertech07 said:

June 5th, 4:39 pm

Still the same price no discount on map packs wow!Why?What happen to the power of the player o wait that gamestop lol……

black-goldcity6 said:

June 5th, 4:47 pm

im gonna play call of the dead more then the online maps anyone agree?

XMlssy said:

June 5th, 5:00 pm

look forward to this

dabeasty300 said:

June 5th, 5:10 pm

Is there going to be another double xp weekend

x_bud_brownies said:

June 5th, 5:26 pm

i think the map pack is gna b lame

xXNitezXx said:

June 5th, 5:27 pm

On a good note, we still get it. (LOL Wii)
Also, all those people who say this game sucks, try making a better game. Huh? Yeah? You can’t? Trololololol.

The-stronger-KID said:

June 5th, 5:36 pm

i just can wait for this

skullcrush898 said:

June 5th, 5:57 pm

So if u have first strike can u still get it for free and my friends keep on sending stuff like send this 2 50 or all your friends you’ll get it free is that true

sageman731 said:

June 5th, 6:03 pm

Nice, only how long behind good old XBOX again??? How about the loyal PSN fans get the pack for FREE.. Keep the 100 virtual items from home and give us something FREE thats actually awesome.

skullcrush898 said:

June 5th, 6:03 pm

I think if we got first strike we get it free because i barely had money for that and my friends keep sending if u send this to all your friends u get it free or like send it to 50 u get it is that true!?!?!?! because if its not well………………………

quatero15 said:

June 5th, 6:23 pm

im with 479
f**k the free playstation home stuff it sux anyways

WaffleMonkey1234 said:

June 5th, 6:26 pm

Can i gameshare with someone plzz if so send me a meassge to WaffleMonkey1234

Who4Shot5Ya6 said:

June 5th, 6:34 pm

whatever the DLC will be here on friday ……shut up and wait just like everyone else

canadarulez1998 said:

June 5th, 6:36 pm

What is this crap? The update for the new playlist and the trophies is already live but we still have to wait until next Friday to play the maps? What is with this laziness?!

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