Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent DLC Arrives this July on PS4

Activision and Treyarch have dated Descent, the third DLC map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops III, on PS4.

PS4 owners will be able to dig into the third helping of DLC for Call of Duty: Black Ops III on July 12. As with all other Call of Duty map packs, Descent adds three brand new multiplayer maps, a remake of a classic map, and a new Zombies experience.

“One of things I love most about Treyarch is that team just keeps going for it,” said Mark Lamia, Studio Head, Treyarch.  “Descent doesn’t take its foot off the gas, serving up a flat-out scorching Zombies experience, as well as multiplayer map designs and gameplay opportunities that we think our fans are going to love.”

Here’s a breakdown of the four multiplayer maps:

  • Empire: Treyarch adapts its Black Ops III movement system to the Call of Duty: Black Ops II fan favorite map Raid. The re-imagining of this classic, medium-sized map features an authentic Roman villa that has been “recreated by a modern-day eccentric billionaire,” where a classic map structure mixes with the new gameplay mechanics of Black Ops III.
  • Cryogen: Located far off the coast in the Dead Sea, an isolated compound holds some of the world’s most dangerous criminals in frozen isolation. Sentry towers keep watch over the small map’s circular design as frenetic combat is funneled around the prison’s cryogenic tubes, where opportunities for wall running attacks abound.
  • Berserk: Ancient sentinels from a lost civilization guard the entrance to Berserk, a Viking village frozen in time. Players will fight through blizzards, and control the center bridge as they navigate this medium-sized map’s wooden buildings, deadly rocky outcroppings, and tight chokepoints.
  • Rumble: Gamers battle amongst larger-than-life mechanized warriors in Rumble, a stadium where giant robots battle to the roar of the crowd. This medium-sized map funnels high-speed combat to the central arena, where players battle their way through fallen mechs and pyrotechnics.

The Origins Zombies saga continues in Gorod Krovi, which takes our four heroes to 1940 Soviet Union. Players will face off against brand new mechanized zombies and dodge fire from an aerial dragon as a ferocious battle rages within the remnants of Stalingrad. Expect to see new enemies, new gameplay mechanics, and some awesome new zombie slaying weapons.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent is out July 12 on PS4 as a standalone download for $14.99, or as part of the $49.99 Season Pass. Due to a timed-exclusivity deal between Sony and Activision, all Call of Duty DLC will launch on PS4 thirty days before arriving on Xbox One and PC.