Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Sledgehammer Games

Call of Duty Elite’s new content drop, Overwatch, launches on Live

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Overwatch DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Call of Duty Elite’s third Content Drop for Season one is now available for Live Gold members. The drop includes the Overwatch map, a two-level construction site set atop a New York City skyscraper. Teams will have to battle it out over a central bridge and side routes, all while trying to avoid the 70-story drop to the streets below.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Call of Duty Elite’s latest Content Drop, Overwatch, detailed

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Overwatch DLC Announcement - Header

Call of Duty Elite’s third Content Drop has been announced for February 21. Live gamers will be able to download Overwatch, a map set amid a construction site situated on top of a skyscraper in New York. The site’s two levels feature a near-symmetrical layout, with a central bridge enticing players with a head-on brawl and side routes for flanking attacks. The site is also apparently run by a miser as there are no safety barriers, which means that combatants can have a long and messy 70-story fall if they aren’t careful.

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Call of Duty Elite begins first Content Season on Live

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Liberation and Piazza DLC Announcement - Screenshot 2

The first Content Season for Call of Duty Elite has officially kicked off with the release of two new multiplayer maps, Liberation and Piazza. The maps are the first two of at least 20 DLC content drops that will be launching over the next nine months during season one. Elite members playing over Live can grab the maps now, while PC and PS3 gamers will be able to download them later on.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Call of Duty Elite set to kick off first Content Season on Live

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Elite Content Season One Liberation and Piazza DLC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Infinity Ward and crew are kicking off the new Content Season of Modern Warfare 3 later this month with two new multiplayer and Survival Mode maps for Call of Duty Elite members. Xbox Live members who subscribe to Elite will be able to download Liberation and Piazza on January 24, the first of at least 20 “content drops” for the ongoing nine-month-long season. Elite members playing on other platforms will be able to download the maps “at a later time.”

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(Xbox 360 Review) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3

(Xbox 360 Review) Call of Duty: Modern Warfare3

“…doesn’t revolutionize the genre, nor does it make any pretence to, but what it does do, it does extremely well.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 released, Call of Duty Elite a go

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 (360, PC, PS3) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 3

After shattering pre-order records, including those set by its predecessors, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is now on store shelves. Co-developed by Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, Modern Warfare 3 is a continuation of 2009’s Modern Warfare 2, Black Ops being something of a side story, which sees the world edging towards World War III. While the single-player campaign continues the series’ thematic tradition of all-out war with a new Survival Mode, multiplayer is being beefed up with a revamped pointstreak system, new Strike Packages, new weapons, new equipment, and new modes, including Kill Confirmed.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 – box art revealed

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 box header

Call of Duty fans chomping at the bit to see how Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer are going to handle the follow-up to Black Ops will have to wait a bit, but until then, Activision has released the box art. Check back soon for more info.

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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 dated, fall targeted

Call of Duty Modern Warfare 3 Release Date Announcement picture

With Black Ops still going strong, Activision has announced that the next installment in the Call of Duty franchise will be hitting store shelves this fall. Currently in development at Infinity Ward and Sledgehammer Games, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 will be hitting store shelves—and crushing records, Live, and PSN shortly thereafter—on November 8.

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PlayStation 3 News, Xbox 360 News