Call of Duty: Black Ops Annihilation DLC hits Xbox

Annihilation hits Xbox Live ahead of PS3 and PC

Call of Duty: Black Ops Annihilation DLC has launched on Xbox Live today ahead of a PS3 and PC release later in the year

Call of Duty: Black Ops developer Treyarch has today released the third downloadable content pack for the first person shooter with the ‘Annihilation’ map pack hitting 360 consoles through Xbox Live.

Featuring four new competitive multiplayer maps, Hangar 18, Drive-In, Silo and Hazard, as well as an addition Zombies map dubbed Shangri-La, the Annihilation DLC was today launch exclusively for Xbox 360 Black Ops gamers with those eager to snap up the new maps required to splash out a further 1200 MS points (£10.28) via the Xbox Live store.

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Set to launch for PS3 and PC gamers later in the year Treyarch’s studio head Mark Lamia said on the Annihilation DLC arrival: “With Annihilation, Black Ops fans will get four exciting and unique multiplayer settings with Hangar 18, Drive-In, Silo and Hazard.”

He added: “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.”

The third downloadable content pack to be release for Call of Duty: Black Ops, Annihilation follows First Strike and Escalation and comes just months ahead of the arrival of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 which is set to launch in the UK on November 8th.

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Via: CVG