Call of Duty: Black Ops 'Annihilation Map Pack' Officially Confirmed
Written Thursday, June 16, 2011 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
It's official. Call of Duty: Black Ops is indeed getting a third DLC map pack entitled 'Annihilation' and it will bundle four new multiplayer maps and a fresh, meaty zombies map to tackle. Activision has just formally announced the add-on,revealing that the new zombies map is called 'Shangri-La' and will feature traps and other secrets in an exotic setting.
“With Annihilation, Black Ops fans will get four exciting and unique multiplayer settings with Hangar 18, Drive-In, Silo and Hazard,” said Treyarch Studio Head, Mark Lamia. “Players will also enjoy an all-new Zombies experience, Shangri-La, an exotic and mysterious map filled with deadly traps, dark secrets and innovative gameplay that will challenge even the most daring Zombie hunters.”
Call of Duty: Black Ops Annihilation Map Pack will launch on June 28th for 1200 Microsoft Points and to celebrate, Treyarch will be hosting a double XP weekend to coincide with the third DLC's release. The double XP weekend will commence on Friday, July 1st and presumably finish on the Sunday.
Check out six new screens from the Black Ops Annihilation Map Pack in the gallery, and take a look at the trailer for the DLC below, which offers some interesting insights into the upcoming map pack.