Activision Black Ops II

The endless march of time means we’ll all eventually perish from this Earth, but it also means that silly things like Xbox 360 time exclusives will also pass. Maybe that’s not a fair trade, but I’ll take it.

Today, publisher Activision launched the Uprising map pack for Call of Duty: Black Ops II on PC and PlayStation 3. That means those players can hop online now and download the $15 expansion.

Uprising includes four new maps titled Magma, Encore, Vertigo, and Studio. Magma is a Japanese town on the outskirts of an erupting volcano (don’t touch the lava; the ground is lava). Encore is in London at an outdoor amphitheater. Vertigo takes players to a futuristic Indian skyscraper. Finally, Studio is an updated take on the popular Firing Range map from the original Black Ops.

In addition to those multiplayer maps, Uprising features a cooperative zombie-gangster mode called Mob of the Dead. It stars Ray Liotta (Goodfellas), Chazz Palminteri (The Usual Suspects), Joe Pantoliano (The Sopranos), and Michael Madsen (Reservoir Dogs) in the four player-character roles.

To hype the PS3 and PC release, Activision unleashed this new promotional video: