Activision Reveals Final Dates For Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 Season Of Content

Collection #3: Chaos Pack Releases on August 9 with New Special Ops Chaos Mode; Collection #4: Final Assault Closes the Season on September 6 with Five All-New Multiplayer Maps

Season Will Have Delivered Fans Unprecedented Value of 29 Pieces of Content

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Aug. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- The Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3 Season of Content wraps up with the last two Content Collections — Collection #3: Chaos Pack and Collection #4: Final Assault — set to release on the Xbox 360 on August 9 and September 6, 2012 respectively.  The Call of Duty: MW3 Collection #3: Chaos Pack , will introduce  gamers to the brand new Special Ops Chaos Mode, in addition to offering three all new FACE OFF Maps and four new Special Ops Missions.  The final Collection #4: Final Assault will be released on September 6 and deliver five all-new Multiplayer Maps. 

By its conclusion, the season of content will have delivered an unprecedented depth and variety of content to fans worldwide — including 29 pieces of Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 DLC (including three free maps) and introducing the new multiplayer FACE OFF and all-new Special Ops Chaos Mode and delivering Special Ops Missions in DLC for the first time in franchise history.

Call of Duty: MW3 Collection #3: Chaos Pack offers extensive solo and co-op gameplay for the Special Ops enthusiast, featuring four brand new Special Ops Missions — Vertigo, Arctic Recon, Light 'Em Up and Special Delivery — and FACE OFF maps — Vortex, U-Turn and Intersection. Introducing a new way to play Call of Duty®, Special Ops Chaos Mode delivers a frenetic form of combat that demands players to outlast waves of enemies, while chaining kills on maps littered in power-ups to achieve the highest possible score on fan-favorite multiplayer maps Resistance, Village, Underground and Dome.

The final act of the Call of Duty: MW3 Content Season, Collection #4: Final Assault , is tailored toward hardcore multiplayer fans, and features five all-new multiplayer maps. "Gulch" sends combatants into a forgotten mining town with mine shafts and equipment sheds for cover.  In "Boardwalk," fun in the sun on the Jersey Shore means facing enemies on the beach.  "Offshore" and "Decommission" will test players' sea legs on deadly oceanic oilrigs and among a maze of rotting ocean liners respectively. Rounding out the collection is a trip to the French Quarter in a war-torn New Orleans, where "Parish" pits players against one another amidst the city's rubble.

Both Collection #3: Chaos Pack and Collection #4: Final Assault will release first on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360 video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 1,200 Microsoft Points, or $14.99.  The Collections will be released on other platforms shortly thereafter. The DLC included in the Collections will be made available to Premium Elite members at an earlier date; for current release dates for Premium Elite Members, go to http://www.callofduty.com/mw3/contentcalendar.

Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is published by Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), and co-developed by Infinity Ward, Sledgehammer Games and Raven Software.  Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB for Blood and Gore, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Strong Language. For more information go to www.callofduty.com/mw3 or check out @InfinityWard or @SHGames on Twitter.

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