All Xbox 360 players will be able to purchase the second map pack for Modern Warfare 3 today (22nd May 2012). Map Pack 2 includes 3 brand new Multiplayer Maps, 2 brand new Spec Ops missions and 2 brand new multiplayer maps for the brand new “Face Off” game mode (Lots of brand news!). You don’t have to have bought Map Pack 1 in order to buy number two, you can decide which ones you think have the best content in and only purchase those ones.
Everyone who is not a premium-ELITE members will be able to access the new maps and content by purchasing Map Packs, just like the way things used to be.
Content Collection Map Pack 2 Release Dates & Pricing:
Xbox 360: 22nd May 2012 – 1200 Microsoft Points.
PlayStation 3: Around the 22nd of June – $15.
PC: Around the 22nd of June – $15.
If I am an ELITE Premium member, do I need to download Collection 2?
No. Collection 2 is intended for players who have not yet subscribed to ELITE. ELITE Premium players on the Xbox 360 already have access to all of this content and can download the first 6 DLC drops at any time.
The second map pack for Modern Warfare 3 will include the ELITE Content Drops 7 through to 12.
Below is the content that will be included, check out each full post for information on all the content in this collection.
Free Content for all MW3 Players: The Face Off game mode will be available for ALL Modern Warfare 3 players for free and it will come with two standard maps absolutely free which are Aground & Erosion. Two additional maps which are available for Face Off through purchasing Content Collection 2 or having a premium ELITE Subscription.
Content Drop 7 & 8 (2 new multiplayer maps): Foundation & Sanctuary.
Content Drop 9 & 10 & 11 & 12 (1 new multiplayer map, 2 new spec ops & 2 new Face Off maps): Oasis, Kill Switch, Ironclad, Lookout & Getway.
A new set of Achievements / Tropies are available alongside the Special Ops missions Ironclad and Kill Switch, they are as follows:
- Helipocalypse: Destroy 6 helicopters in the “Kill Switch” Special Ops mission.
- EMPressive…: Complete the “Kill Switch” Special Ops mission on Veteran difficulty.
- One-Four-One: Complete the “Kill Switch” Special Ops mission on any difficulty.
- Don’t Tread on Me: Complete the “Iron Clad” Special Ops mission on any difficulty.
- High Roller: Complete the “Iron Clad” Special Ops mission on Veteran difficulty.
- Not a Scratch: Finish with your tank at full health in the “Iron Clad” Special Ops mission.