So Infinity Ward’s Robert Bowling tweeted yesterday the details for the first Map Pack Modern Warfare 2. He gave out the link http://www.mapathy.com/ which brings you to a site with the tagline “Do you suffer from Mapathy?” and also a meaning for the word which Infinity Word coined which means the following.
“Mapathy (n.) [map-uh-thee] (often expressed as “How the hell did you know I was there!?) is a state of indifference to the same old maps one has been playing for the last several months. The Mapathetic individual no longer derives pleasure from blowing up people hiding in the cockpit or on top of the crane. More than 20 million people may be at risk for Mapathy.”
Also on the site it says the cure is coming to Xbox Live on March 30th with no price details, and sorry PS3 owners no love for you yet. It then goes onto says below it “Check back soon for more self-help information” which can only mean one thing screenshots or a video of the maps in action. So get ready Modern Warfare 2 fans for the first Map Pack to hit Xbox Live so until then were Oscar Mike.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
CALL OF DUTY®: MODERN WARFARE® 2 STIMULUS PACKAGE
COMING TO XBOX LIVE MARCH 30
Santa Monica, CA – March 10, 2010 – Begin the countdown to a new infusion of Call of Duty! The Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 2 Stimulus Package will strike worldwide on March 30. Representing the first new multiplayer maps from the biggest entertainment launch in history, Infinity Ward’s Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package will release first on Xbox LIVE®, Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) announced today.
Additionally, Silver Xbox LIVE members who have not yet experienced the exciting adrenaline rush of “Modern Warfare 2” will be able to try it with a Multiplayer Unlock event running from March 12 to March 15.
Developed by Infinity Ward, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 became a cultural phenomenon when it launched to the world in November. The epic title set new entertainment records for the greatest one-day and five-day openings in history+ on the way to topping $1 billion in sales and becoming the best selling title ever on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. Additionally, Xbox LIVE celebrates having the largest Call of Duty community than any other entertainment system.
The Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 2 Stimulus Package is rated “M” (Mature) by the ESRB for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Language. For more information, visit www.modernwarfare2.com.
+Based on data from NPD Chartrack and GfK
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