The Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Map Pack for PC and PS3 Release Date is Here

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Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Map Pack for PC and PS3

After being an Xbox 360 exclusive for a month and a few days, the first DLC for Modern Warfare 2 will arrive today for PC and PS3 users alike.

As you probably know by now, the Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Map Pack contains 5 multiplayer maps (3 all new and 2 remakes from the original Modern Warfare):

  • Bailout – a quite big multi-storied apartment complex, this map provides an excellent setting for both close quarters (inside the apartment building) and ranged skirmishes.
  • Salvage – covered in snow and exactly the opposite of Bailout, the 2nd map of the Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Map Pack is made up exclusively of narrow paths and corridors. With no room for snipers and no lookin up, Salvage is a prefect map for testing you skills and reflexes.
  • Storm – in this map the action takes place mostly outside but the players can take the battle into one of the warehouses, a good set up for some interesting warfare. Modern Warfare 2 that is.
  • Crash – one of the remakes included in Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Pack DLC. The setting consists in a war-torn city.
  • Overgrown – the 2nd remake, Overgrown takes place in an open village making it a suitable place for snipers to get jiggy with it (and I’m sure Will Smith will agree).

The Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Map Pack PC and PS3 Release Date is Here

The Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Pack DLC can be downloaded from Steam (PC) and PSN (PS3) for $14.99.

It will be interesting to see of the Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Map Pack will encounter the same post-launch issues like it did a month ago, when it launched on XBox Live. It will be even more interesting how the second Modern Warfare 2 DLC will look like after the Infinity Ward disaster (i even doubt a second DLC will even be made).

While the PC version will be launched worldwide today (actually Steam says the game will unlock in about 3 hours), the PS3 version of the Modern Warfare 2 Stimulus Pack DLC will be released today in North America and tomorrow for the rest of the world.