Max Payne 3
Max Payne 3 DLC Plans Announced With Rockstar Pass in the Offing
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Max Payne 3 is out in just two weeks, so in anticipation of the game's impending release, Rockstar has announced its DLC plans, with support promised for the multiplayer facet with a new Rockstar Pass, just like the one introduced for LA Noire's DLC.

Promising new multiplayer maps, modes, bursts, items, playable characters, challenges and more, DLC support is planned to commence this June and continue over the coming months until autumn. "The story of Max Payne 3 begins in the single-player game and crosses over into the deepest multiplayer experience we've ever created," said Sam Houser, Founder of Rockstar Games. "We intend to support the Max Payne community with new and innovative content well into the future."

'Local Justice' will be the first map pack to release for Max Payne 3, adding the Police Precinct map for Gang Wars, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Payne Killer multiplayer modes, as well as bringing an additional two maps for Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Payne Killer. There'll also be new precinct-themed multiplayer avatar items, multiplayer challenges and more.

You can pre-order the Max Payne 3 Rockstar DLC Pass from Best Buy and GameStop in the US, gaining access to all of the planned Max Payne 3 add-ons listed below. The Rockstar DLC Pass for Max Payne 3 will cost 2400 Microsoft Points, which is a 35% discount over purchasing each add-on pack separately.

Here's the content release schedule for Max Payne 3:

June 2012

  • Local Justice Map Pack

Summer 2012

  • Disorganized Crime Map Pack
  • Deathmatch Made In Heaven Mode Pack
  • Hostage Negotiation Map Pack
  • New York Minute Co-Op Pack

Fall 2012

  • Painful Memories Map Pack
  • Trickle Down Economics Map Pack

Max Payne 3 is out on May 15th in North America and May 18th in Europe. You can read our hands-on multiplayer preview here.


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Comment #1 by EDDS
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:28:01 AM
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I will defo be getting the pass, looks like quite a bit of content for 2400msp

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Comment #2 by Mister Spraggsy
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:29:32 AM
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So basically the DLC is all done and now there offering a discount on it all?

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Comment #3 by Chaosflare
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:29:42 AM
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It'd be something I'd consider if I were to get the game for $40 (being that it's not a day one purchase for me; I'm already spending $300 on games alone this month). >>;

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Comment #4 by Lbrun12415
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:30:10 AM
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I hope they'll add some story DLC, maps are great n all but they get boring at times.

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Comment #5 by ll Dem3nted ll
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:33:38 AM
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At least now Xbox users get to experience Uncharted Multiplayer. Lulz.

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Comment #6 by PhantomNemesis
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:34:00 AM
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@Mister Spraggsy

The DLC hasn't been completed, the art and level design guys have probably been sitting around for weeks and decided to start creating some maps for the MP. It won't be developed until well after release I bet.

I'll see how it is, 2400 is a lot, and not sure on the MP yet. I just hope that the community isn't going to be completely split up by having a dozen map packs.

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Comment #7 by littlejay
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:34:42 AM
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Can't wait to play this one!

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Comment #8 by DRiVkiL
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:35:24 AM
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YES YES ... Thank You R*

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Comment #9 by DEG23
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:40:27 AM
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I don't know if i want to pay 2400 points for what is mainly just maps.

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Comment #10 by Barad
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:41:18 AM
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Nice lots of map packs, will be getting the pass.

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Comment #11 by Wicelow
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:46:23 AM
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Already too many games to play right now, I'll wait for a "complete" edition like the one they made for LA Noire.
The wait will be hard, though... The game looks good.

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Comment #12 by Aiden 514
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:47:25 AM
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What's a facet or is it a typo? 'with support promised for the multiplayer facet'

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Comment #13 by blackout529
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:50:51 AM
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I'll hold off on buying this for now. I wanna make sure the multiplayer is good and that I'll spend a lot of time on it before I buy it.

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Comment #14 by Mister Spraggsy
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:52:06 AM
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@6 I see completely got the wrong end of the stick lol cheers for clearing that up.

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Comment #15 by MartyMcFly
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 10:53:00 AM
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Co-Op and Deathmatch Made in Heaven Mode Packs alone will make it worth it.

Knowing Rockstar, I'm sure there will be some little extras in there as well.

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Comment #16 by Opayk
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:00:09 AM
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Is this available to pre-order in the UK Dicky?

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Comment #17 by Auburok
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:00:40 AM
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I've been trying to give a shit about Max Payne's multi, but I can't. Grand Theft Auto, Read Dead, Max Payne- I'd like to see what Rockstar is capable outside of 3rd person gang warfare. Add to the pile that Diablo 3 is coming out that day, something that hasn't had three iterations by the same company in four years. The map packs don't bode well, either. Gonna sleep on this one, I think.

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Comment #18 by Auburok
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:01:56 AM
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*Red Dead. Man, it's going to be a day.

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Comment #19 by secretkaos187
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:10:16 AM
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@12 a "facet" is just another way of describing an outlet of something,aspect,way,talent. I'm probably gonna get flamed by some "English Majors" out there.

Pardon my indifference for the DLC offered by R* but, I would rather see Storyline rather than MP DLC. Max Payne doesn't seem like a very in depth MP experience to me. I always thought that it was the whole Monologue Narrative that drove this game. IMO

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Comment #20 by kitch
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:29:03 AM
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@17 I agree with u! Gta multiplayer wank! Read dead same, so this isn't getting my cash. Game is a def buy though.

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Comment #21 by StarscreamJesus
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:31:26 AM
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Would the map packs have achievements with them? If they don't then there's no point in me getting the Rockstar pass anyway

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Comment #22 by XxStuartxX 1990
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:36:02 AM
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I may get the pass, but I'm gonna have to see how the MP is first though.

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Comment #23 by The Bum-Mobile
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:55:37 AM
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It's Rockstar, so I'll buy it. It's Max Payne, so I'm all over it. I'll pick it up next time I can go to GameStop.

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Comment #24 by Ollie Stacey
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 11:59:33 AM
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So really there was no point in me pre-ordering this to get the first paid dlc for free, when I'm just going to purchase the pass.

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Comment #25 by Xero Shinobi
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 12:15:26 PM
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I haven't been disappointed by a single Rockstar game multiplayer, not once.

I can't wait for this, I still play GTA IV and Red Dead frequently.

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Comment #26 by Slayinfool
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 12:16:40 PM
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Just maps packs? No thanks then.. LA Noire's season pass was great cause it was all single player.

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Comment #27 by ViNyLek
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 12:33:56 PM
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I already proerdered and paid for the game, but considering how shitty gears 3 season pass was and that most of DLC went on sale before all of the content for season pass came out, I will most like wait and get what I like on sale LOL

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Comment #28 by MartyMcFly
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 12:46:42 PM
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@28 - No matter what sales happen, I think you can trust the R* Season Pass to always be the most cost efficient offer.

Even though LA Noire had DLC special sales, they still didn't come out to be any cheaper than the Season Pass.

It's well worth it.

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Comment #29 by MartyMcFly
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 12:49:33 PM
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@28 I meant @27 :P

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Comment #30 by Hurricane Of 87
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 12:53:35 PM
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The Mathematics is off here:
If 2400 MSP is the total of DLC at a 35% discount, then the total of all DLC at full price is 3692.307....MSP

Or roughly 527MSP each!?

These seem to be reasonably priced if they're 600MSP each. But honestly it depends how good the MP is, how many maps, if there's any additional gameplay modes are being offered, etc.

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Comment #31 by matt schwindt
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 12:54:15 PM
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what a joke really.

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Comment #32 by Cinderkin
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 01:05:43 PM
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I will get this when it hits the deal of the week. Game isn't even out yet to try the multiplayer.

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Comment #33 by Waggie2K10
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 01:06:16 PM
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I dont know what everyone is moaning at its a decent price for the whole bunch, plus i imagine there is achievements which is a bonus, if you dont like it, keep your opinions to yourself. Just think about it this way, activision charge 1200 points a map pack for black ops, thats 2 map packs, were getting 7 for 2400 points. If you actually took time to process that in your brains, then youd realise that its a good deal. If youre waiting to see what the multiplayer is like, and when it does come out you dont likeit, the dont buy the packs, just stop bitching, the lot of you.

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Comment #34 by KuShNsTieN
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 01:29:53 PM
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Getting this game first day, i really dont know about this though

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Comment #35 by DESTRO5
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 01:37:51 PM
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Nothing but maps?

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Comment #36 by AgentOrange330
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 01:41:12 PM
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Definitely need to try the multiplayer first before I figure out if I want to get this pass. Sounds like alot of money for maps and skins...

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Comment #37 by Masta Mylez
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 03:09:05 PM
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Kinda like the L.A. Noire pass wich was a great value. I always invest in R* games.

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Comment #38 by Dirty130
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 03:25:22 PM
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Not impressed by the 2400MSP price tag but what choice do I have?

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Comment #39 by neo consumer
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 03:48:52 PM
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Game devs think gamers are all stupid now. To be fair, most of them are.

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Comment #40 by tripleb2k
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 03:55:32 PM
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Why am I still surprised when companies announce DLC before the game is even out?

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Comment #41 by Slayinfool
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 04:42:53 PM
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Simple reason why they announce DLC before a game comes out is because so many gamers out there unfortunaly judge quality of a game and whether or not it's buying by the support devs give the game after it releases. In order to combat used games sales, and rentals devs reveal there intent to support the game well after release.

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Comment #42 by FatalFlaw810
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 05:12:40 PM
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@3: Maybe if you didn't buy $300 in games this month you could easily purchase Max Payne could always pre-order at best buy, they're offering a $10 GC as well as $20 if you're part of their Gamer Zone Unlocked program. Just saying!

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Comment #43 by Cinderkin
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 05:52:29 PM
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@ 42

You sound jealous son. I am not spending $300, but with Max Payne, GRFS, Dragon Dogma and a few DS games I am spending a lot this month too.

No need to hate on someone who supports their hobby. We are all gamers here.

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Comment #44 by Russman
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 06:17:42 PM
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I built a pc for this game mainly and others of course, and now I come to find out that there will be no single player DLC? This might end up as a rent for 360 now :-(.

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Comment #45 by Septic
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 06:52:27 PM
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Just wait for a 33% or 50% off, then get the DLC.

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Comment #46 by vayacondiosamigo
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 08:14:24 PM
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Wait 3 or 4 months when it is discounted by 50%, like Gears 3 season pass

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Comment #47 by SoleCyberkid
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 08:17:41 PM
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call of duty is still the best game

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Comment #49 by ademlakey
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 08:39:15 PM
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@47 I think you mean viva pinata is better.

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Comment #50 by cheevo360
Tuesday, May 01, 2012 @ 08:42:19 PM
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#47 Max Payne will stay away from you!!!

Cannot wait for Max Payne 3 so much. :):)

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Comment #51 by camp killme now
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 @ 02:54:18 AM
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Poop Stain McGee

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Comment #52 by xMajorPaynex82
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 @ 07:00:58 AM
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new too xbox max payne 3 will be my first purchase

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Comment #53 by DJTREBS
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 @ 08:46:38 AM
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getting the pass cant wait to play the game

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Comment #54 by Harry Lloyd
Wednesday, May 02, 2012 @ 09:02:54 AM
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Are you people serious? Half the base game value for a few map packs is a good deal? Rockstar's games are about singleplayer. MP is just an addition. I do not like what they are doing. After brilliant GTA IV DLC campaigns, we are mostly getting some useless MP stuff.

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Comment #55 by PuttyGod
Thursday, May 03, 2012 @ 07:25:54 PM
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Nothing but multiplayer content, are you kidding me? What a joke; Rockstar has made *brilliant* single player expansions and every piece of MP content they've made has been a big pile of mediocrity. If they want to give all of their games MP, okay, whatever; I don't think it's necessary, but I'll play it for a little bit and then forget about it forever. But to throw all of their post-release efforts at MP maps and one little coop snippet is just a waste of talent. Stick to what you're good at, guys; give us another Undead Nightmare, LA Noire pack, Lost and Damned, or Ballad of Gay Tony kind of project.

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