by March 31, 2009 @ 2:52 pm
Microsoft sends word that the recently released Call of Duty: World at War map pack has secured a record for the number of downloads in its first week of release on Xbox Live Marketplace. On a worldwide basis, over 150 million multiplayer matches have been held since the launch of the pack. Impressive.
Activision must be pleased. Full release after the break.
Call of Duty: World at War, Map Pack 1 Sets First Week Download Record on Xbox LIVE
Microsoft today revealed that Activision Publishing Inc.’s (Nasdaq: ATVI) new Call of Duty®: World at War, Map Pack 1 set a new record for number of downloads in its first week of release on Xbox LIVE. Since the launch of the pack, Xbox LIVE members have played more than 150 million multiplayer sessions on Call of Duty: World at War, with friends and rivals joining in the action from all corners of the globe.
Developed by Treyarch, Call of Duty: World at War, Map Pack 1 leverages the power of Xbox LIVE to deliver the definitive Call of Duty multiplayer experience, putting players in the action as never before. Players fight through the burning streets of Berlin in “Nightfire” and take up battle positions in fortified Japanese bunkers in “Knee Deep.” “Station” offers a bombed out underground train station, and the Nazi Zombies return in “Verrückt” (Zombie Asylum), featuring more weapons, new Perks-a-Cola machines and electroshock defenses. With a diverse selection of new environments, Call of Duty: World at War, Map Pack 1 offers hours of exciting action.
As the industry’s leading entertainment and gaming network, Xbox LIVE delivers the largest and most diverse selection of downloadable entertainment available, directly into the living rooms of more than 17 million LIVE members around the world. From exclusive Game Add-ons for the year’s biggest blockbusters, to the over 30,000 movies and TV shows, Xbox LIVE members enjoy instant access to a growing library of digital entertainment. So head to http://marketplace.xbox.com/en-US/games/media/66acd000-77fe-1000-9115-d8024156081c/ and see what’s new on Xbox LIVE Marketplace, your one-stop shop for Game Add-ons and the best in home entertainment.
Call of Duty: World at War, Map Pack 1 is now available on Xbox LIVE for 800 Microsoft points. Call of Duty: World at War is rated “M” (Mature) by the ESRB for Intense Violence, Strong Language, Blood and Gore.
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