COD4 PS3 map pack dated for US, Europe
- Posted April 17th, 2008 at 04:44 EDT by Michael Harradence
Infinity Ward has confirmed that the Variety Map Pack for the PlayStation 3 version of Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare will be available in North America on April 24, followed by a European release on May 1.
"I have some great PS3 news for everyone! We have hammered out the details for the upcoming DLC and will be releasing the new Variety Map Pack on PS3 in North America on Thursday, April 24,” reads a post on the official Call of Duty message board.
“In addition, we're also really excited that the Map Pack passed Sony Europe certification and will be propped on the PlayStation Network on May 1.”
In addition, the company also revealed plans for a Double XP initiative to begin on April 25, along with the opportunity to play against various members of the development team.
"To celebrate the release of both map packs we will be hosting a Double XP weekend for North America from 12:01 AM PDT on Friday, April 25 to 11:59 PM PDT on Sunday, April 27. North American players will be able to play the new maps against members of the Infinity Ward team on Friday, April 25 from 5 PM to 8 PM PDT.”
“We'll also be hosting another special Double XP and Play With Devs event for our worldwide / European users specifically. For our European fans, we will have a Double XP weekend beginning at 12:01 AM GMT on Friday, May 2 and concluding at 11:59 PM GMT on Sunday, May 4. You will also get a chance to play the new maps against the IW team on Friday, May 2 from 7 PM GMT to 10 PM GMT. That way you guys aren't left out due to conflicting time zones."