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Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 - Stimulus Package

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Activision press release (May 04, 2010):

    Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 2 Stimulus Package for PlayStation®3 System and Windows® PC Now Available

    Santa Monica, CA – May 4, 2010 – The blockbuster Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 2 Stimulus Package is now available worldwide for Windows® PC and in North America for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. It will be available for download in Europe and Australia tomorrow, May 5. The five map Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package features a variety of adrenaline-pumping multiplayer venues, including three new locations “Bailout,” “Storm,” and “Salvage” along with two fan favorites from Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare®, “Crash” and “Overgrown.”

    The Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package can be downloaded for $14.99 from the PlayStation®Store for PlayStation 3 system and from Steam for the PC. In celebration of the release, Infinity Ward will host nearly a week of Double XP for PlayStation®Network and PC gamers May 4 - 9.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 from Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) is rated “M” (Mature) by the ESRB for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Language. For more information, visit www.modernwarfare2.com.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110939) on Jun 23, 2010.

Activision press release (March 30, 2010):

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package Now available on Xbox Live

    SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 30 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- The first new multiplayer map pack from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is now available worldwide on Xbox LIVE®. Released by Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq:ATVI - News), Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package adds five adrenaline-pumping multiplayer arenas to the best-selling title ever on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.

    The Modern Warfare® 2 Stimulus Package can now be downloaded on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system for 1,200 Microsoft Points. To celebrate its release, Infinity Ward will host a Double XP weekend for Xbox LIVE gamers from April 2 – 4.

    "Thanks to our community and fans around the world for their continuous feedback and dedication to Modern Warfare 2," said Robert Bowling, Creative Strategist, Infinity Ward. "The Stimulus Package introduces several all-new locations to the multiplayer, as well as a few of our favorite classics from Call of Duty® 4: Modern Warfare® that can now be experienced in a completely unique new way thanks to the additional perks and gametypes Modern Warfare 2 has to offer. As a whole, this DLC package has something for everyone, so we're excited to see all the new gameplay tactics this brings on Xbox LIVE!"

    After launching worldwide on November 10, 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 quickly became a cultural phenomenon making history for the largest one-day entertainment opening ever on its way to topping $1 billion in retail sales by January according to internal estimates.

    Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Language. For more information, visit http://www.modernwarfare2.com/.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110939) on Jun 23, 2010.

www.infinityward.com (Developer's website):
    The best-selling Xbox 360 game of all-time just got bigger, with more epic multiplayer content, first on Xbox LIVE! The Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package delivers 5 additional action-packed multiplayer maps, including brand-new battlegrounds and legendary fan-favorites from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare. The Stimulus Package includes five additional multiplayer maps featuring a variety of locations:

    • "Bailout," a multi-level apartment complex torn apart by combat with tight corridors and blown out suites along with vantage points overlooking the connecting courtyards and parking lots.

    • "Storm," an open industrial park with large abandoned warehouses and factories littered with heavy machinery subjected to the rain and booming approach of an impending thunderstorm.

    • "Salvage," a snowy junkyard fortified by stacked debris and crushed cars that offer a varied layout of open and close-quartered combat areas.

    • "Crash", a war-torn urban environment centered by a downed helicopter and surrounded by vantage points from multi-story shops and destroyed buildings.

    • "Overgrown," which features open fields with high grass and a massive dry creek bed that splits this neglected village in half.

    Contributed by Patrick Bregger (110939) on Jun 23, 2010.