Posted Wed Apr 15, 2015 at 11:18 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
Currently out now on the Xbox One & 360, 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare - Ascendance' is the second major content pack for 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare,' and it includes new weapons, maps, and a new Exo Zombies episode, 'Infection.' On April 30th, 'Ascendance' will drop on for the PS4, PS3, and PC. (One month after the Xbox.)
The very first tidbit of content in the 'Ascendance' DLC pack is already out on the PS4 and PS3 for season pass owners, and that is the 'Ascendance' DLC bonus weapon set, which includes an OHM directed energy hybrid weapon and its custom 'Werewolf' variant. This weapon has both LMG and Shotgun modes, and looks both devastating and fun to use.
Here is a rundown of the new maps, abilities, and the new Exo Zombie installment straight from Activision:
Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Ascendance is the definitive DLC package, with its four new, thrilling multiplayer maps, the formidable OHM directed energy light machine gun/shotgun hybrid, the OHM Werewolf custom variant, and the all-new Exo Grapple ability playlist that introduces the Exo Grapple ability to multiplayer. Exo Grapple gives players a faster way to reach strategic vantage points or a brutal secondary weapon to take down the competition, exclusively on Ascendance maps.
Perplex: Get vertical in Sydney as you fight to dominate this five-story modular apartment complex. Take the high ground or blast through the close-quarters interior in this small to medium sized map. Adapt your strategy mid-match when construction drones shift apartment modules, creating new routes and cover positions.
Site 244: An alien spacecraft has crash landed, spilling its mysterious cargo under the shadow of Mt. Rushmore, USA. This medium to large three-lane map allows for any style of gameplay, focusing combat through the space ship's fuselage and around the debris-littered landscape. Use the map-based scorestreak to crack open an alien spore and instantly enhance your perks and exo abilities.
Climate: Fight your way through a futuristic man-made utopia in this lush, climate-controlled enclosure. In this small to medium sized circular map, land and water routes channel frenetic combat around the central island structure. Watch your step when the river water changes from an asset into a deadly bubbling obstacle.
Chop Shop: Think fast as you make your way through the black market exoskeleton industrial complex and engage in fast-paced shootouts in this medium sized, symmetrical map. Activate the map-based scorestreak to take control of an Advanced Repulsion Turret that radiates a deadly microwave EMP to help lock down key areas.
The Exo Zombies saga continues in the all-new episode, Infected, as the four Atlas employees, portrayed by the returning celebrity cast of John Malkovich (In the Line of Fire, RED, Burn After Reading), Bill Paxton (Aliens, Titanic, Edge of Tomorrow), Rose McGowan (Planet Terror, Scream), and Jon Bernthal (Fury) fight tooth and nail through undead zombie hordes. Located on the outskirts of an Atlas facility, the new Exo Zombies episode introduces a slew of never-before-seen undead masses, a robust arsenal of new traps and armaments and everyone's favorite fast food joint, Burgertown.
'Ascendance' is priced at $15, but will be free for all season pass ($49.99) owners.
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