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Black Ops 2 Uprising maps are free for Xbox, double XP for all this weekend

Ahead of the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's next DLC pack on PC and PS3 this coming week, Treyarch is offering double XP in online matches this weekend on all consoles. What's more, Xbox 360 players will have access to a free trial of the game's Uprising DLC for the weekend.

Uprising offers players four maps: Magma, Encore, Vertigo and Studio, as well as the Mob of the Dead zombies map set in Alcatraz. The DLC first launched in April for Xbox 360, later arriving in May for PS3 and PC, and is normally priced at $14.99.
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Just a quick heads-up on a couple Call of Duty: Black Ops II activities happening this weekend. In celebration of next Thursday's (Sept. 26th) PS3/PC launch of the Call of Duty: Black Ops II Apocalypse DLC Pack, Treyarch is hosting a Double XP weekend on all consoles. If you're close to prestige, now is the time to jump in!

Also happening this weekend, Xbox LIVE is hosting a free trial of the Call of Duty: Black Ops II Uprising DLC Pack, which features the four maps Magma, Encore, Vertigo and Studio (a re-imagined version of Firing Range from the original Call of Duty: Black Ops), and also includes the Mob of the Dead zombies experience, with Hollywood talent Ray Liotta, Michael Madsen, Chazz Palminteri and Joe Pantoliano as four mobster inmates trying to escape a zombie infested Alcatraz.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.