Despite a few technical errors, Treyarch managed to host yet another DLC-focused
First up, Zombies director Jason Blundell talked briefly about the new Gorod Krovi map (though sadly this is where a lot of the audio issues cropped up so a lot of what he said was cut out) before the official intro cinematic for the new map was revealed:
Blundell also revealed a new comic series which will be centered around the Black Ops 3 Zombies storyline, which will be published in partnership with Dark Horse Comics. You can read more about the Black Ops Zombies comic series here. The
As for the new Berserk map (which is set within an icy Viking village), the developers said that they like to introduce at least one new “outside the box” map with each DLC pack, and Berserk is that map for Descent. The Cryogen map, which is set in an isolated cryo-prison housing the world’s most dangerous criminals, was actually a labor of love for the Treyarch team since they had to scrap a similar map concept for Black Ops 2.
And lastly, the Rumble map, which is set in a massive robot fighting arena, will actually be the very first two-lane Black Ops 3 map (as opposed to the usual three lanes), giving players a more intimate (and more chaotic) locale in which to do battle. You can check out a new teaser trailer feature all four new maps below:
In addition, David Vonderhaar himself formally announced the new Fracture competitive multiplayer mode that was added into the game via today’s 1.13 Black Ops 3 patch, and which will officially go live this upcoming Friday, July 15th through a special multiplayer playlist. You can read more about Fracture courtesy of our full coverage of the Black Ops 3 1.13 update. Excited for Black Ops 3's new maps? Be sure to check out the new Rumble trailer featured in Black Ops 3's Descent DLC, as well as the new Cryogen map trailer.