The Predator will stalk Call of Duty: Ghosts players on PCs and PlayStation consoles on May 8 with the multiplatform launch of "Devastation," a DLC pack that adds new weapons and maps to Ghosts' multiplayer component.

Available as part of Call of Duty: Ghosts' Season Pass, Devastation introduces the Predator as a playable character for those who complete the new Ruins map's Field Order. The pack also adds the SMG and assault rifle hybrid "Ripper" weapon, along with the second chapter in the ongoing "Extinction" series.

Devastation originally launched earlier this month as a timed exclusive for Xbox platforms. The add-on pack is priced at $15.
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Call of Duty®: Ghosts Devastation DLC Pack Coming to PlayStation and Windows PC Players Thursday, May 8, 2014

Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Season Pass Owners Can Use Devastation's All-New Ripper 2-in-1 Weapon Immediately

Call of Duty®: Ghosts players on PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3 and Windows PC will have access to Devastation, the game's second of four massive DLC Packs planned for this year, on May 8, 2014. Devastation delivers four small-to-medium sized multiplayer maps, the all-new tactical 2-in-1 "Ripper" SMG/Assault Rifle, and "Episode 2: Mayday" - the next chapter in Extinction's four-part episodic narrative. Devastation is available a la carte for a suggested retail price of $14.99, or as part of the discounted* Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Season Pass**.

Devastation's new multiplayer maps include:

Ruins: A multi-level Mayan temple with verticality suited for long-range weapons and underground pathways perfect for close-quarters showdowns. Skilled players that find and complete the map's unique Field Order will have the ability to become one of Hollywood's most formidable action film stars and the galaxy's ultimate hunter, the deadly Predator. As the Predator, players will brandish its dual wrist blades and shoulder-mounted plasma cannon, as well as be able to utilize the creature's keen hunting abilities to track down enemy players.

Collision: The mangled remains of a cargo ship that's crashed into a New York City bridge. The map's tight corridors - made-up of burnt-out vehicles and demolished shipping containers - create a space perfect for run-and-gun players.

Behemoth: Players battle atop a massive excavation platform in South America with long sight lines ideal for long-range weapons, while the confined interiors of the platform's control rooms make for intense SMG and Shotgun encounters.

Unearthed: A reimagined version of the fan-favorite map "Dome" from Call of Duty®: Modern Warfare® 3. "Unearthed" is full of new secrets and Cryptid artifacts for players to discover in this compact, versatile map, great for all play types.

Additionally, Call of Duty: Ghosts Devastation brings fans the next chapter in the ongoing episodic Extinction story with "Episode 2: Mayday." In the aftermath of the events at the Nightfall Program facility in the Alaskan wilderness, the Quick Reaction Force boards a mysteriously abandoned Chinese research vessel adrift in the South Pacific Ocean. Armed with multiple, mod-able versions of the Venom-X weapons that harness the power of Cryptid technology, players will pursue Captain Archer in an attempt to uncover what's become of Dr. Cross, all while battling against a new Cryptid enemy called the "Seeder," and culminating with players facing-off against a massive, 400-foot tall Cryptid beast from the deep - the "Kraken."

Finally, Devastation arms players with the all-new tactical 2-in-1 "Ripper," a hybrid SMG/Assault Rifle. The "Ripper" is the perfect complement to Devastation's new multiplayer maps, providing two different configurations - medium to short-range capability as an SMG, and medium to long-range as an Assault Rifle. Additionally, Call of Duty: Ghosts DLC Season Pass holders get instant access to the "Ripper" weapon and can use it in all Call of Duty: Ghosts multiplayer maps now.

Call of Duty: Ghosts game sold separately and is required to play the Devastation DLC Pack.

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*Based on Season Pass suggested retail price of $49.99 and four DLC Packs at a suggested retail price of $14.99 each.

**Content in the DLC Season Pass may be sold separately. If you purchase the DLC Season Pass, do not also purchase these standalone DLC Packs, as you will be charged for them. DLC Season Pass and DLC Packs may not be available on all platforms or in all territories. Pricing and release dates may vary by platform.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.