Transformers: War For Cybertron DLC 2 Now Available
Tuesday, September 7th, 2010 2:25pm CDTCategories: Game News, Press Releases
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Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: http://www.activision.com ATVI)
announced today that the Transformers: War for Cybertron Map and Characters
Pack 2 is available now for download on the Xbox 360R video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft and the PlayStationR3 computer
entertainment system. Based on Hasbro's iconic TRANSFORMERS brand, the
downloadable content pack will include two new, distinct playable
TRANSFORMERS characters and five all-new maps for online multiplayer game
The new playable TRANSFORMERS characters joining the roster will include
ZETA PRIME and DEAD END. Players will have access to both characters in the
game's heart-pounding, four-player co-op Escalation mode, and will be able
to select their chassis to create their own TRANSFORMERS character in the
traditional competitive multiplayer modes.
In addition, five brand new multiplayer maps will extend the diverse array
of battlefields on which players can wage war with their friends.
* Two new Escalation mode maps include:
* Pulse is an AUTOBOT map and allows players to take a journey inside
the DECEPTICON giant TRYPTICON, challenging fans to explore his twisted
interior corridors to overload the central power core located within.
* Static is a DECEPTICON map that thrusts players into a bevy of
multi-level rooms riddled with environmental traps that can be used for
* Three new competitive multiplayer maps include:
* Horizon is a picturesque statuary overlooking the war-torn AUTOBOT
home city of Iacon, complete with wide open courtyards and tight spaces for
close quarters combat.
* Sector is an old maintenance facility used by the DECEPTICONS during
the legendary war and allows for open vehicle navigation, especially
dive-bombing jets and those with long range weapons.
* Metropolis is set high above the clouds and drops players straight
into the bombed out ruins of a high rise Iacon city building. Liquid
energon drips from broken pipes and sparking electricity crackles from
severed wires as it was once served as a fierce central battleground on
The Transformers: War for Cybertron Map and Characters Pack 2 is currently
available on Xbox LIVE Marketplace for the Xbox 360R video game and
entertainment system from Microsoft for 800 Microsoft Points and in the
PlayStationRStore for the PlayStation 3 computer entertainment system for
Transformers: War for Cybertron is rated "T" (Teen - Violence) by the ESRB.
For more information on the game, visit http://www.transformersgame.com/
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Posted by Galvatrondestroyer on September 7th, 2010 @ 2:40pm CDT
someone let me know how the new maps are so i can decide whether or not i want this...cause really i just want zeta an dead ends chassis for mp
Posted by Random on September 7th, 2010 @ 5:15pm CDT
Posted by Blurrz on September 7th, 2010 @ 5:49pm CDT
Random wrote:Just checked the PSN. About what time do they update so this would be available?
It should be released in North America. I think Europe is on the 8th.
Posted by Mindmaster on September 7th, 2010 @ 5:57pm CDT
Posted by Aeravon on September 7th, 2010 @ 6:35pm CDT
Posted by wfcsoundwave on September 7th, 2010 @ 6:52pm CDT
Posted by Gearslide on September 7th, 2010 @ 7:19pm CDT
Posted by DeathBlast on September 7th, 2010 @ 7:49pm CDT
Posted by NiteStar on September 7th, 2010 @ 8:11pm CDT
I hate that map.
I have played in Havoc twice and in Fortress zero times.
And the same with Escalation. Its always the Broken Hope map.
Whats up with this??!!
Instead of creating more DLC's they need to improve its online menus.
Allow us to see who is online in what rooms and let us pick and choose what Maps we want to enter that are currently hosting Battles.....and maybe some chatting to one another would be nice in the alleged, so-called "party lobby".
I hate the randomness of it all.
Its not even random any more, you know youre gonna be put in a certain map all the time.
I really do enjoy this game......... when the online stuff works though.
Posted by WANTED WES on September 7th, 2010 @ 9:28pm CDT
I do love the game and was hoping to make Prime finally but alas I'm giving in and trading it for Halo Reach. The community is getting to small lately and I need a new game for MP. Even with the DLC 2 pack, it's run it's course for me. But it's been the only MP game I have played consistently since the demo and game were released. Therefore I consider it a huge success.
Posted by Ravage XK on September 8th, 2010 @ 2:34am CDT
Bought the first DLC pack and like the above posters have rarely seen the new levels, so consider them a waste of money.
As things currently stand I have given up again due to the shear length of time it would take to max out all the classes. My Scout can stay at level 21, I just cant be arsed any more.
Im sure people have found a way to consistantly cheat in the game. The number of one hit kills I would be a victim of, even with overshield.
It is a pretty decent game though and certainly the best of the Transformer games since the Armada game on the PS2. Lets hope they follow it up with something bigger and better.
Posted by Artakha Prime on September 8th, 2010 @ 5:25am CDT
Posted by JetOptimus23 on September 8th, 2010 @ 8:46am CDT
Posted by Galvatrondestroyer on September 8th, 2010 @ 9:35am CDT
also 705 players online? really? thats kinda sad
Posted by Artakha Prime on September 8th, 2010 @ 9:47am CDT
But yes, the number of players have fallen. I don`t excactly know why, though i think it might be beacuse of the Quadruple XP weekend. I mean, i played the whole time almost, and i both Primed, AND got my characters back to level 25 the next day.
I have though begun to play Co-op Campaign, as well as Escalation. Wich reminds me, what would some of you guys say abut an organized 4-man high Escalation battle?
You see, most players i meet aren`t really that organized, and they usually run away from the group, and get killed. Though the time doesn`t excactly fit well, as i live in Denmark, i would LOVE if some of you guys would play an organized Escalation Battle. Just add me as a friend on PSN, and we could talk about it. [ArtakhaPrime]
Posted by paul053 on September 8th, 2010 @ 9:56am CDT
Posted by Ravage XK on September 8th, 2010 @ 10:40am CDT
Artakha Prime wrote:But yes, the number of players have fallen. I don`t excactly know why, though i think it might be beacuse of the Quadruple XP weekend. I mean, i played the whole time almost, and i both Primed, AND got my characters back to level 25 the next day.
What!! How? Were you online the whole weekend? Get any sleep?
During that weekend I was getting about 6000xp per game on average so would still have taken ages......maybe my sneaky approach just doesnt work, though I do generally get more kills than deaths.
Posted by Galvatrondestroyer on September 8th, 2010 @ 10:48am CDT
its a good game and it does deserve more players but due to the fact that its hard to play with no host migration it kinda sucks...if there is a dlc 3 coming out anytime soon we need a host migration patch
Posted by Windsweeper on September 8th, 2010 @ 11:38am CDT
Oh and that the colour palette for customising each character is so limited.
Profiles would be nice too. I'm a TF fan since the start but I'm sure people new to Transformers would like to know about Shockwave or Jazz.
Posted by craggy on September 8th, 2010 @ 12:35pm CDT