The Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC release date arrives in 2016, for the first pack of upgrades and new options, with future Black Ops 3 release dates spread across the rest of 2016. If you are hooked on Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 and want to know when you’ll get new maps and options, this is what you need to know about the DLC release date and Season Pass.
Not surprisingly the official word on the Black Ops 3 DLC release date is still unconfirmed, but we discovered a listing for Nuk3town, and predictions that help pinpoint when you will get new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 maps, zombie content and more.
This is what you need to know about the first Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC release date and the future Black Ops 3 release dates for PS4, Xbox One and PC.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC Release Date
In a major switch from earlier Call of Duty games, Sony steals the early access so PS4 gamers will be able to play the new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 maps a month before Xbox One players — without paying extra.
There are four confirmed Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC packs as part of the Black Ops 3 Season Pass. There are actually eight Black Ops 3 release dates thanks to the early access on PS4.
Sony now lists the Nuk3town map with a January 26th release date on PS4. This map came with a pre-order of the game, but users who missed out are left waiting for Nuk3town to arrive as a download.
Black Ops 3 DLC Release Dates
We expect that this is timed with the first Black Ops 3 DLC release date. You can mark your calendar and plan on playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC pack #1 on January 26th on PS4. The Xbox One and PC release will come a month later. Here’s a breakdown of the potential Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC release dates from VideoGamesBlogger.
- #1 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC Release Date – 1/26/16
- #2 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC Release Date – 3/29/16
- #3 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC Release Date – 5/31/16
- #4 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC Release Date – 8/2/16
The Xbox One and PC Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC release dates are a month later per the agreement between Activision and Sony. The predictions suggest these will come 30 days later on a Thursday after each of the dates listed above.
What’s In the Black Ops 3 DLC
We know that there will be new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 maps in the Black Ops 3 DLC packs. Here are three specific details we know:
- Black Ops 3 World at War Maps
- Black Ops 3 Maps from Black Ops & Black Ops 2
- New Black Ops 3 Zombies Content
Based on previous Call of Duty: Black Ops DLC and Call of Duty DLC in general there are some things we think that gamers will get with each of the DLC packs.
- 4 new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Maps
- 1 new Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Zombies Map
- New Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Weapons – 1-2 New Weapons
- New Black Ops 3 Achievements – Possibly 10 in Each Pack
If you purchase all four, or the Season Pass, you should end up with 16 new Black Ops 3 maps, four new zombies maps and at least four new weapons — plus new achievements.
It’s not clear if we will see new Black Ops 3 specialists DLC options at this time.
Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 DLC Price
Gamers can buy the Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Season Pass for access to all four of the DLC packs, on Xbox One, PS4 and PC.
The Season Pass is $50, which offers $10 in savings over buying the individual packs that will arrive for $15 each based on previous Call of Duty DLC.
Activision included the Season Pass in the Hardened Edition and Collectors Editions. Gamers can buy the season pass digitally or on a code at many game retailers. There are not many Black Ops 3 Season Pass deals yet.
PS3 & Xbox 360 Black Ops 3 DLC
There is no Xbox 360 or PS3 Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 Season Pass and Activision tempers expectations for individual DLC stating, “Availability of individual DLC packs for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 platforms may vary.”
If you care about playing Call of Duty: Black Ops 3 for the next year and want access to the latest maps and weapons you will need to buy it on a more modern platform.
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