March 19, 2008
Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Game of the
Year Edition for Xbox 360 Enlists for Battle
GameStop to Host First to Play “Variety Map
Pack Challenge” Sneak Peak of New Multiplayer Maps Featured in Upcoming Release
Recruits and soldiers alike, get the Battle-Dress
Uniforms ready, Activision, Inc. and Infinity Ward are planning a new offensive
with Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare Game of the Year Edition. Scheduled for
release at all retailers nationwide in April, Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare
Game of the Year Edition will feature a token to download the Variety Map Pack,
a series of four new multiplayer maps exclusively for Xbox 360. The Variety Map
Pack will also be available for purchase on Xbox LIVE Marketplace in April,
arming gamers with multiple ways to experience the newest multiplayer action
from the blockbuster hit title.
As an early sneak peak on March 28, GameStop
Corp. will host the Variety Map Pack Challenge at two exclusive preview events,
one in New York City and the other in San Jose, Calif., for gamers to be among
the first in the world to play the new maps on Xbox 360 and meet members of the
Infinity Ward team. The first 100 guests at each location will receive a free
token to download the Variety Map Pack upon release, and the first 200
contestants will compete for prizing, including Gamestop gift cards.
Once released, the new downloadable Variety Map
Pack for Xbox 360 will be available for download on Xbox LIVE Marketplace
exclusively for 21 days.
The worldwide best-selling game in units of 2007,
according to The NPD Group, Chart Track and The GFK Group, and winner of more
than 50 editors’ choice and game of the year honors, Call of Duty 4: Modern
Warfare is rated “M” (Mature) by the ESRB for Intense Violence, Strong Language,
Blood and Gore.