Posted Mon Jul 27, 2015 at 06:12 PM PDT by Brian Hoss
Includes the final Exo Zombies Episode 'Descent'
'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' is a smash hit, and it has also been an impressive step forward for the huge franchise in many areas. With the DLC packs, 'Advanced Warfare' has endured, and each pack has been bigger than the last. The fourth and final DLC content pack, 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare- Reckoning' is now on the horizon. With four new multiplayer maps and the final Exo Zombies episode, Reckoning is not to be missed, and it has a date of August 4th for the Xbox One and 360.
The new maps will feature the Exo Grapple mechanic while the Exo Zombies episode will take some of the franchise's best characters down a dark path. (There will also be more Bruce Campbell.)
Here is a rundown of the new maps, abilities, and the new Exo Zombie installment straight from Activision:
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Reckoning includes four intense new multiplayer maps, all featuring the new Exo Grapple mechanic, which delivers more fast-paced multiplayer combat than ever before.
Overload: Enjoy the grand view of downtown New Baghdad from this exotic compound, complete with fountains, gardens and decorative plasma lamps. The map's multiple levels and long perimeter site-lines highlight medium to long-range combat, and firing a shot at the lamps will send enemies flying in a burst of energy.
Quarantine: Following a deadly viral outbreak, the island has been converted into a biological testing center. This medium sized map's tight corners dial up the speed and open areas combine to allow for any style of gameplay. Activate the map-based scorestreak to unleash a devastating ship-fired missile strike.
Fracture: Discover what secrets are locked in the ice in this arctic excavation site. Take refuge behind wind turbines and heavy equipment through large combat areas cradled on the shelf of a glacier. Stay alert as the timed event cracks the ice sheet, sending one lane sinking to the depths.
Swarm: Reconstruction is underway in Seoul, South Korea, congesting narrow corridors of this small to medium sized map with vehicles and equipment. Take position in war-scarred storefronts that provide plenty of cover over the streets or flank the enemy through close quarter interiors in the center of the map.
Closing out the final DLC Pack for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare is the dramatic conclusion of the Exo Zombies saga with the last episode, Descent. In the last episode, the team - Bill Paxton (Aliens, Titanic, Edge of Tomorrow), Rose McGowan (Planet Terror, Scream), Jon Bernthal (Fury, The Wolf of Wall Street) and new member Bruce Campbell (Army of Darkness, Burn Notice), are about to escape from the Atlas aircraft carrier on which they've been stranded. But before they do, they discover their friend and original squad member, John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire, RED, Burn After Reading), has been turned, and is now among the undead. Descent introduces a remote ocean Atlas survival facility, new "fused" exo zombie enemies, and the Trident Reflected Energy Weapon.
'Reckoning' is priced at $15, but will be free for all season pass ($49.99) owners. PS4, PS3, and PC release dates have not been set, but are expected to follow the Xbox date.
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