New Zombie Map for COD: Black Ops Revealed

By Jonathan Barnes, 7 years ago
Last week, we brought you news and details about the upcoming "Escalation Map Pack" for At the time of writing, details were still sparse on the new zombie map that's set to be included in the pack.

Today... that all has changed.

In a press release, Activision and Treyarch have announced their most ambitious zombie map to date. "Call of the Dead" will not only bring gamers more of the zombie-slaying action that they crave, but it will do so with an All-Star cast including Robert Englund (aka Freddy Kreuger), Sarah Michelle Gellar (aka Buffy the Vampire Slayer), Michael Rooker (aka the Southern Bigot Handcuffed to the Roof in "The Walking Dead") and Danny Trejo (aka Machete).

But wait... there's more!

The quartet will be joined by the Godfather of the zombie genre, George Romero.

Dave Anthony, Call of Duty: Black Ops Director explains the different direction for "Call of the Dead":

This is Treyarch's tribute to the legendary George Romero, who truly defined the zombie genre and whose incredible work has been such an inspiration to our team. It was an absolute honor to work with such an amazing and talented cast whose passion and energy brought their characters instantly to life. Fans are going to love this.
Activision and Treyarch also released a trailer specifically for "Call of the Dead".

Looks like the folks at Treyarch are fans of, if you ask me.

The "Escalation Map Pack", which includes four multiplayer maps in addition to "Call of the Dead" will be ready for download on the 3rd May and cost 1200 MSP.
Jonathan Barnes
Written by Jonathan Barnes
Jonathan has been a news/views contributor since 2010. When he's not writing reviews, features, and opinion pieces, he spends his days working as an informal science educator and his nights as an international man of mystery.