Kinect Sports: Season 2 'Maple Lakes' DLC tees off on December 20


Usually, it's pretty expensive to get in nine holes at the local country club, let alone the cost of clubs and those mandatory plaid pants. But thanks to video games, no longer must we tempt fate by braving the deadly fauna and flora of the outside world.

If you're fine with miming golf in your domicile, the Maple Lakes DLC for Kinect Sports: Season 2 may interest you. It adds nine new holes on December 20, for 400 MS Points ($5).
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"Kinect Sports: Season Two" Tees Up Nine Epic New Golf Holes
and Extra Features to Keep You in the Game"

Launching Dec. 20, the "Maple Lakes Golf Pack" presents "the back 9" with new Challenges, achievements and free content to double your fun on the green

Swing into action with the "Maple Lakes Golf Pack" game add-on for "Kinect Sports: Season Two," available Dec. 20 on Xbox LIVE for 400 Microsoft Points, with one hole for players to put to the test free of charge.

Rare and BigPark today announced the new Golf content just in time to curb the effects of winter quarantine on eager golf fanatics trapped indoors and off the green. The "Maple Lakes Golf Pack" includes nine dynamic new holes, allowing players to take a swing at a full 18-hole match. This "back 9" takes in forts, marinas, causeways and coves, with hidden routes and hole-in-one opportunities nestled in the acres of fresh content. The Golf Pack is available in all modes, and includes achievements and nine more challenges to send to friends both online and offline in the Challenge Play mode on Xbox LIVE.

Launched alongside the Golf Pack, a "Kinect Sports: Season Two" title update adds all-new functionality to enhance multiplayer matches and make challenges even more gratifying for all sports, from Challenge Play email notifications and Facebook results posts through to video chat over Xbox LIVE matches.

Additional "Kinect Sports: Season Two" game add-ons will be made available every month through spring 2012, each release including some element of free content to keep you on the field and in the game. Coming soon, players can experience nighttime thrill rides with the "Midnight Mountain Ski Pack" releasing mid-January. Stay tuned for details on additional challenges, features and even a whole new sport coming in the New Year!

"Kinect Sports: Season Two," rated "E" for everyone, is available exclusively on Kinect for Xbox 360. Offering competitive fun for the whole family, it features six exciting new sports, including Baseball, Skiing, Tennis, Football, Golf and Darts. Fans around the world have made "Kinect Sports" the best-selling franchise on Kinect for Xbox 360, with more than three million games sold to date – the most of any Kinect title.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.