The first new maps since launch are now available on Xbox LIVE.
Today, Activision announced that the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package is now available for the Xbox 360. First announced only a few weeks ago, the Stimulus Package contains the first new maps since launch, both all-new locations and fan favorites from the original Modern Warfare, for 1200 Microsoft Points ($15 USD). To help celebrate the event, Activision this month donated $180,000 worth of Modern Warfare 2 games to the U.S. Navy and will host a Double XP multiplayer event this weekend. Modern Warfare 2 is, as you might have guessed from the title, a follow-up to 2007’s popular Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare, and is available for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. For more information on the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package, be sure to check out the official press release below:
SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 30, 2010 /PRNewswire via COMTEX News Network/ -- The first new multiplayer map pack from Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 is now available worldwide on Xbox LIVE(R). Released by Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), Infinity Ward's Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package adds five adrenaline-pumping multiplayer arenas to the best-selling title ever on the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft.
The Modern Warfare(R) 2 Stimulus Package can now be downloaded on Xbox LIVE(R) Marketplace for the Xbox 360(R) video game and entertainment system for 1,200 Microsoft Points. To celebrate its release, Infinity Ward will host a Double XP weekend for Xbox LIVE gamers from April 2 - 4.
"Thanks to our community and fans around the world for their continuous feedback and dedication to Modern Warfare 2," said Robert Bowling, Creative Strategist, Infinity Ward. "The Stimulus Package introduces several all-new locations to the multiplayer, as well as a few of our favorite classics from Call of Duty(R) 4: Modern Warfare(R) that can now be experienced in a completely unique new way thanks to the additional perks and gametypes Modern Warfare 2 has to offer. As a whole, this DLC package has something for everyone, so we're excited to see all the new gameplay tactics this brings on Xbox LIVE!"
After launching worldwide on November 10, 2009, Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 quickly became a cultural phenomenon making history for the largest one-day entertainment opening ever on its way to topping $1 billion in retail sales by January according to internal estimates.
Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Package is rated "M" (Mature) by the ESRB for Blood, Drug Reference, Intense Violence and Language.
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