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New Map pack available for GRAW 2 and its FREE

Posted by: Elliot at 8/28/2007 7:34 PM
Ubisoft announced a new downloadable map pack for GRAW 2 is now available on Xbox live. The pack is titled Throwback Pack 2 and includes seven new maps. Along with the maps you also get an all new co-op game mode. Oh yeah, I almost forgot to tell you the price for the new map pack... its FREE. How is that for a little love? No word yet on if this map pack will make it to PS3 or PC versions of the game. Check out the official word here or click onward for details.



SAN FRANCISCO - August 28, 2007 - Ubisoft, one of the world's largest video
game publishers, today announced release of the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon
Advanced WarfighterR 2 Throwback Pack 2, a new downloadable content (DLC)
package for Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2 for the Xbox
360(TM) video game and entertainment system from Microsoft. This new premium
content package will enrich and extend the original game by allowing players
to expand their Xbox LIVE experience with an all-new game mode and seven
fan-favorite maps hand-selected from past Ghost ReconR games. As a special
thank you to the devoted Ghost Recon fans, Ubisoft is offering both
Throwback Pack 2 and the previously released Throwback Pack 1, now available
via the Xbox LIVER Marketplace for free download. Take a look below for an
outline of the full contents of the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced
Warfighter 2 Throwback Pack 2:

Content available in the Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2
Throwback Pack 2:

GRAW 2 Throwback Pack 2 consists of seven classic maps from Ghost Recon's
illustrious history.  In addition to the seven maps, there is a new game
mode called Co-op Exfiltration. All of these maps have upgraded visuals and
support all of GRAW 2's thousands of customizable game modes.

Game Modes:

Co-op Exfiltration:

In Coop Exfiltration mode, players must work together to protect AI officers
as they escort them to a helicopter extraction zone through a map populated
with enemies.

Maps:

Ghost Town

Previous Ghost Recon Title: Ghost Recon 2 Summit StrikeR

Recommended # of Players: 2 to 8

Overview:

A rural North Korean village surrounds a temple courtyard. Narrow streets
and back alleys make for intense close-quarters battles.

Aral Sea

Previous Ghost Recon Title: Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike

Recommended # of Players: 4 to 12

Overview:

This map is a forgotten harbor village on the coast of a vast, empty sea.
Grounded ships provide sparse cover on the dried seabed dividing the map.
The shelter of the docks above makes this map a favorite with marksmen.

District

Previous Ghost Recon Title: Ghost Recon 2 Summit Strike

Recommended # of Players: 8 to 16

Overview:

This map is a government district of a large Kazakh city. Open city streets
make for long-range firefights, while winding alleys create flanking
opportunities.


Bunkers

Previous Ghost Recon Title: Ghost Recon 2

Recommended # of Players: 4 to 12

Overview:

Training grounds feature several simulated bunker complexes divided by open
ground with intermittent cover. Players must move quickly from cover to
cover to avoid marksmen in the firing positions above.

Rocky Cove

Previous Ghost Recon Title: Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter

Recommended # of Players: 4 to 12

Overview:

This is a coastal area, featuring tidal pools and an imposing central
promontory. Beaches are littered with large rocks, and long sight lines
invite marksmen to test their skill.

Boneyard

Previous Ghost Recon Title: Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter

Recommended # of Players: 2 to 8

Overview:

This is a vehicle graveyard, with rusting aircraft parts and scrap metal
piled all around. Tight quarters ensure no one is ever far from the action.

River Depot

Previous GR Title: Ghost Recon: Advanced Warfighter

Recommended # of Players:  6 to 12 players

Overview:

This is an old, abandoned storage facility, overrun by the surrounding
jungle and repurposed for military use. Deteriorating railways run the
length of the map, connecting two gates on higher ground to a warehouse near
the river.


For more information on Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2,
please visit www.ghostrecon.com.