Call of Duty: Black Ops community manager Josh Olin has told NowGamer how First Strike will differ from the Modern Warfare 2 DLC...
Oh it has ziplines too..
LOL this is the most hilarious marketing BS I've ever seen
ohhh shi....i get to press extra buttons
Broken DLC for a broken game, No thank you.
indeed, its a mapax + $$$ lots of $$$
Dont forget the automatic turrets On the Map Berlin wall and of course all the free lag,disconnects, host migration shitty hit detection etc etc...
Wasn't there an exploding bridge in the trailer too?
That's probably the ONLY destructible part of the map. I'm not saying don't buy the pack or anything but Activision developers are really slow learners. Both MW 2 and Call of Duty 4's map packs didn't even add any achievements and they've finally added them for the 7th game's pack. I mean is it too hard to add a couple of achievements/trophies to raise the value of the map packs? You're already charging 15 bucks for 5 maps at least add something extra. Look at Halo: Reach Noble 1 Map Pack. There are three maps. Three greatly designed maps and it costs 800 MS Points (10 dollars) and even adds achievements.
look no further than vietnam when assessing how map packs should be done- it makes the game feel fresh again.
I am glad they did not add achievements and trophies. Its not needed. What is needed is a lower price.
its an expensive map pack =) jokes aside, I did like the new maps. tried them out, best out of all imho, but WAY to expensive COD just isn't what it used to be =|
but it is just a map pack.
Ofcourse its more than a "map" pack.It has zombies too!It's too bad im not a sucker that pays $15 for 4 new maps and one zombie map tho.I rather put that towards my killzone 3 preorder.
So 5MP maps and 1 new zombie map. Does it warrant $15??? No, I don't think so. Especially since the only thing worth anything in the pack is the new zombie map. It is, way overpriced. That is why me and my friends will share this and split the cost 5 ways.
If you play the mp for another hundred hours or more after buying, value-wise, it's a good price. I don't understand why people complain.
I don't play CoD MP. Well at least not with strangers. I only play combat training with friends. That is it. I stopped playing competitive online in CoD after a month with MW2. Ever since than I only play with friends. It's better that way.
@gorebago Thumbs and bubbles for using logic. I couldn't agree with you any more on what you said. I don't understand why $15.00 is a big deal if it literally adds hundreds of hours of gameplay and keeps the game from getting stale. If you only play the game for an extra 100 hours after buying the map pack and you do the math, it's like you're only paying 2.5 cents for each map.
I guranteed that most of them that complain probably don't play call of duty. I am very much looking forward to this, and I know millions of other people are as well. If they want to spend their time complaining than I guess thats their business. Doesn't affect me at all. Edit: People keep bringing up battlefield and its so called amazing vietnam add on. I played it for a week and it got boring fast. I will probably play cod until mw3 comes out.
Thank you. I have it in ps3 and I'm starving for new maps but have to wait. Oh well. I've wasted countless dollars on dlc this gen for both systems and outside of rock band tracks, I've gotten the most play from the map packs. People love to hate on COD because it's #1. I'm fine with that. I enjoy it and I know others do. Everyone has their poison.
I hear you. Sometimes I wonder why I bother, others I have a blast. It's my go-to-game when I can't think of anything else to play. I actually started to play mw2 mp more after the release of the first map pack. The amount of time spent playing it more than justified the cost. I spent as much money on limbo and beat it in 2 hours and never played it again. To me the packs are worth the cost.
Of course it's more then a map pack it's a giant load of shit.
Well..... Fail article is fail...
I bet they think the zipline alone makes the pack worth $15. They had ziplines in Battlefield too, difference was you could use it anytime, anywhere.
Dont care, as Activision have enough of my money, so f^%k them trying to sell me the rest of a game I already paid $80au for. The greedy pricks would have taken 2-3 of the maps from this pack, out of the final build of Black Ops before it went to retail, so the c%$kheads could charge us another $20au which is a joke in itself as the Australian $$$ is pretty much in parody with the US $$$, so why is the map pack $14.95 U.S. dollars, whereas the conversion to Aussie bucks somehow ended up $20au. And I doubt it has a thing to do with the fact that Sony charge the developers who put out d/loadable content, a fee per megabyte for putting it up on PSN, as the U.S. price obviously has accounted for the fees. So we in Australia are being shafted by activision again, when they are successfully ripping of our consumers $5. It may sound like whiny, whingy, biatching, but, $5 is $5, & it is certainly a decent ammount of cash extra to be charged, with no reason given for said extra $$$$. There is no explanation given, because there simply is NO logical, or illogical explanation for this other than, "High I'm Bobb -THE THIEVING, GREEDY, SCOUNDRAL - Kotick from Activision, and I'm here to explain the extra charge for the Black Ops d/loadable content First Strike ("at yourwallets")he says in a light, barely, audible, fake cough, voice), now we at Activision believe that if we can, in the near future, we will charge you more at the cash register for your game, which in fact will be a blank disk in a paper sleeve, with game instruction availabe on our website to copy out & write on the back of your blank paper sleeve, generously supplied by us, also you can design & hand draw your own cover, as both sides of the games cover are blank, which encourages buyers to be creative & draw there own covers, now onto the game, we also have supplied a blank disk, with a white blank canvas on the non-readable side of the disk for you to design & write and/or draw your own game name & artwork for the game. Now, we have "special" texture color supplies that are of premium quality & will be priced accordingly. TBC
The actual game content is availabe on the PSN store, & basically you d/load your game (which is sized at a reasonable 5mb's) & you can then write it to disk using your PS4 or Xbox720's dvd burner drive, then 1 month after release we will have available the 1st d/lble content that will way in at 12Gb's in size. Now people thinking they are getting the main crux of the game 1month after release 3 months after for PS4 owners, sorry whats that Mr Gates Sir, what this envelope, WOW, uhmm, sorry PS4 owners will have to wait 6months for the content. Damn Mr Gates Sir, how did you fit all this in this envelope, thats impressive Sir, how much is here...Beg your pardon, did I just here you right Bill, you have another one for me in your limo, God damn, alright, uhhhhum, PS4 owners, I'm (not so) sorry to inform you that I have just learned that the 6months I was informed about before this interview was wrong & you'll actually have to wait 12months for the rest of the main game, whoops, I mean for the d/lble content. Now, the main game clocks in at an unbelievable 5MB's, which was really thought not possibe for the size of a main full COD game...But we needed to do this for the people out there that have slower internet speeds, like dial up, & gamers in remote places. So we made a game that they could easily download in a quick times frame. I'm sorry you from GameInformer magazine, did you ask how long the game is, and what does it look like? Ok, ok, well, huh, weve changed the game up a little not only to fit the 5MB size, but most impoertantly to change things up & keep them interesting, & we feel the product is revolutionary. So basically we have eliminated the online aspect of the game, we have also turned the campaign mode into a 8bit, side scrolling shooter. Now I have to go sorry, nice talking with you guys". And that would be it for the Bobby's interview.
yup more than a map pack , and its called a rip off
@ adolph fitler no offense but that is alot of writing lol looks like u really feel something 4 black ops and devs huh?
Didn't fall for the game itself, not gonna fall for this DLC bs. No thanks.
Yeah i see what they mean.. Just look at Ascension footage on Youtube.. The map alone has heaps of new enemies, weapons, perks and various other features that make it more than a map dlc.
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