Activision will be bringing the Awakening DLC for Call of Duty Black Ops III to Xbox One players on March 3rd.
Awakening will introduce three brand new maps to the game, and also bring in Skyjacked, a re-imagining of the popular Hijacked multiplayer map from Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The other three maps are:
- Gauntlet – Grounded in a military training facility, Gauntlet plays up the core philosophy of Treyarch’s class three-land map structure with distinct variety in visuals and gameplay. Each of the three primary lanes has a unique enviroment as players battle through a sprawling jungle, sub-zero artic zone, and rainy urban cityscape.
- Splash – Set in an abandoned Water Theme Park, this vibrant and playful map delivers an imaginative environment complete with waterslides, a wrecked pirate ship, and a lazy river ride that winds through a fantastical forgotten city. Splash is designed to drive an open flow of combat, including plenty of opportunities for underwater gameplay.
- Rise – Set in the snowy outskirts of Zurich, Rise is a coalescence corporation construction project for a massive subterranean research campus. The design of the map caters to a mix of classic Call of Duty cover combat, alongside strategic core movement opportunities, with each section of the map offering distinctly different styles of gameplay.
Also, Awakening brings some fresh Zombie action to the table. Introducing Der Eisendrache.
Der Eisendrache, the first chapter of Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s Zombies DLC adventure will take players on an epic journey with the Origin characters Richtofen, Nikolai, Takeo, and Dempsey. Set in an eerie medieval castle built upon an ancient site of unspeakable horror, massive deposits of Element 115 have recently been discovered, delivering inspired new gameplay and – in Zombies tradition – a variety of exciting plot twists and surprises that fans will have the opportunity to discover for themselves.
So Call of Duty fans, mark the date, March 3rd!