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Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Gets Absolution DLC Release Date

By - Staff Writer
Jun 30, 2017 12:35pm AST
Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Absolution DLC
Photo: Activision

Activision and Infinity Ward have unveiled the first official details of Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution. This is set to be the third DLC for the latest installment in the CoD franchise. The map pack features four new, diverse multiplayer maps, and a new zombies co-op experience called Attack of the Radioactive Thing!, set in a ‘50s era beach town where a government science experiment has gone horribly wrong.

Dave Stohl, Studio Head of Infinity Ward, spoke about Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution, saying:

“Our team couldn’t be more thrilled to introduce another wild, twisted zombies experience in Attack of the Radioactive Thing!, which continues the story and adds some awesome new gameplay. For our multiplayer fans, we’re delivering four diverse maps that reward the different gameplay styles our community has embraced since the game launched last year. We can’t wait.”

Call of Duty Infinite Warfare Absolution Screenshot

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution Screenshot

Absolution is set to include four new maps, specifically:

  • Bermuda: A shantytown created around the remnants of a crashed ship, Bermuda allows players to duck, dive, and wall ride from the fish market to the lighthouse in this small to medium sized map that’s been water-wasted and sandblasted.
  • Permafrost: Set within the chill of a frozen city skyline, Permafrost lets players stick to the ground and pick their plan of attack in one of three main lanes. They will traverse the map, moving from street side to train station, and hobo village to wrecked theater house in this small, tight-quarters map.
  • Fore: In Fore, the only thing miniature about this large map is the golf courses players will be fighting in. Fore features great visual variety as players swing around the sights and sounds of areas that brandish magical forests, giant creamsicles, and elevated castle walls.
  • Ember: Located near an old town castle, Ember is a remake of the Modern Warfare 3 classic map Resistance, featuring old world aesthetics retrofitted with modern technology. The surroundings include lava, gallows and a torture room, where players will want to stick close to their teammates.

Attack of the Radioactive Thing!, the next action-packed chapter of the Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare zombies experience, once again features the return of Willard Wyler, the enigmatic movie director villain portrayed with voice and likeness by Paul Reubens. Wyler has trapped the four protagonists inside an all-new horror film, set in the 1950s and in the style of the Creature Feature films of the era. Players will fight a new array of zombie enemies across a ravaged beach town where a government science experiment has transformed the residents into flesh-devouring zombies and introduced a new biological menace into the city.

Call of Duty: Infinite Warfare Absolution is set to be released July 6 for PlayStation 4. Check out the screenshots for the DLC below.

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