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First Black Ops DLC Release Date Announced

Written on December 21, 2010 by Kristoff Jones

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Call of Duty: Black Ops fans are in for a treat this February 1st as its first downloadable content (DLC) will be available for the Xbox 360 for $15.

It’s been almost a while since Black Ops has been out for play, and having the first DLC around the first quarter of 2011 is certainly something to look out for.

Players using other consoles might need to wait a little while longer before the content is available on their turf thanks to a deal made between Microsoft and Activision. Pffft, typical Microsoft.

Xbox 360 players will have a multiplayer map pack that has five additional levels which includes four regular levels and one zombie mode. Two of the four maps are relatively new content as they dwell on Cold War content: the Berlin Wall and an Ice Hockey Stadium. While the other two will be based on maps from the single player mode, namely the Arctic Circle and Hong Kong.

And yeah, the DLC has Oscar Mike as well.

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Microsoft Anti-Piracy Plans Become Complicated

Written on September 13, 2010 by Charles Bass

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The piracy issues involving Microsoft products is getting worse that they demanded police officials to raid companies using pirated softwares.

Microsoft has made gracious and aggressive steps to stop the rampant piracy of their software in Europe. But it seems that it’s a little out of hand. According to the New York Times, Russian authorities are making piracy investigations as a pretext for getting computers and other paraphernalia from political opponents of government and news orgs. And all the more, Microsoft is quite supportive with what’s happening, the lawyers described the company as a “victim” and pushed for criminal charges. The matters are turning into worse, they are even accused of refusing to give help to targeted groups which have purchased the software to avoid being raided. The company said it’s a matter for the Russian security police to deal with.

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