This weekend might be a good time to lay low and spend some time playing Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare as players will earn twice the experience and can download the Game of the Year variety map pack for 400 points instead of the standard 600. The event, which is XBOX 360 only, will start on 9/12 at 12:01 am PST and run to midnight on the 14th. PS3 owners will probably get their chance to score the extras a week or two later. So go ahead, call your Grandma and tell her you can’t make it to her birthday party, ’cause *cough cough* your a bit *cough* under the weather. *coouugghhh* She’ll understand.
CALL OF DUTY® 4: MODERN WARFARE™ GAME OF THE YEAR VARIETY MAP PACK AVAILABLE THIS WEEKEND FOR HALF PRICE
Xbox LIVE to Host Exclusive Double XP Weekend from Sept. 12-14
Santa Monica, CA – September 11, 2008 – Gamers find your Kevlar, because this weekend the bullets will fly as Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare™ Variety Map Pack hits half-price on the Xbox LIVE® online entertainment network for a limited time. Starting Sept. 12 (12:01 am/PDT) and running through midnight on Sept. 14, Activision Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) blockbuster DLC by Infinity Ward will be available for 400 Microsoft Points. As part of the limited time offer, Xbox LIVE will also will host a Double XP Weekend, allowing players to earn twice as many Experience Points. Additionally, during the release, the limited edition Prestige gamer pics will also be made available, for free download on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace.
Members of Infinity Ward will also be online between noon – 4:00 pm/PDT on Saturday, September 13 to play with fans. While online, players should be sure to add the following Infinity Ward gamertags to their friends list:
The Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Variety Map Pack includes an adrenaline-pumping four Modern Warfare maps.
* “Broadcast” features tight corridors and wide open parking lots where large groups utilize strategic maneuvers through close-quarter fighting
* “Chinatown” delivers the action by the full moon against a backdrop of brightly colored lamps, antique shops and neon signs of the local district
* “Killhouse” is a desolate warehouse under enemy attack where squads must move from building to building to full take control of the combat
* “Creek” is a large open village nestled in a heavily wooded area, where games will fight between high ridgelines and deep in underground caves
More details on the Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Variety Map Pack, Double XP weekend and information regarding terms, conditions, and official rules are available on the official event page: http://www.infinityward.com.