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Ghost Recon: Future Soldier 'Khyber Strike' DLC shoots for next week


The third DLC pack for Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is called "Khyber Strike," and it's heading to the Xbox 360 and PS3 on October 9 for $10, with a PC release to follow.

Khyber Strike will include three new multiplayer maps: Switchback, Palace and Transit.

'Switchback' is a close-quarters alleyway rumble, 'Palace' features an elaborate museum with a central courtyard, and 'Transit' has trains blasting through a close-range Moscow metro station. Khyber Strike also includes a new objective-based multiplayer mode, a Guerilla Mode map, new achievements and a level cap increase of +10.

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SAN FRANCISCO – October 2nd, 2012 – Today, Ubisoft announced the Khyber Strike DLC pack, the third Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier DLC package. Khyber Strike will feature three new multiplayer maps, a new multiplayer game mode called "Takeover," a new Guerrilla Mode co-op map, new achievements, and an increased level cap. Khyber Strike will be available for download on October 9th on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Sony PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system. It will be available on Windows PC on a later date.

Khyber Strike DLC features:
• 3 new multiplayer maps
o Switchback: Step off the main road leading down into the city and into a maze of ancient buildings and narrow alleys. The twists and turns of the alleyways turn every corner into a close-quarters deathtrap.
o Palace: There's no time for reflection even in this magnificent relic. What once was a museum dedicated to showing the glories of the past is now a battlefield, with a massive courtyard at the heart of its contested ground.
o Transit: A Moscow metro station makes for close quarters and close-range combat. Trains pulling into and out of the station add to the danger as Ghosts and Bodark slug it out underground.

• 1 new multiplayer game mode: "Takeover"
o Similar to a classic team deathmatch, score points for your team by eliminating enemies. Tip the scales by taking control of the enemy's objective and earn a score multiplier to your team. Defend your team's objective to prevent the enemy from gaining the same advantage. Choose to split your team to defend and attack at the same time, or move as a group and overwhelm your enemy. When the mission ends, the team with highest score wins.

• 1 Guerrilla Mode map "Village" (4 players online / 2 players in local split screen)
o A peaceful country village finds itself transformed into a battleground, as fighting rages around its central bus station. Long alleyways that run between war-damaged buildings make a perfect hunting ground for snipers, and a shootout near the town's gas station could turn explosive.

• New Achievements

• Level cap increase of +10
Khyber Strike will be available for purchase for 800 Microsoft points on Xbox Live or $9.99 on the PlayStation Network. It can be pre-ordered at GameStop and Best Buy.

• October 9, 2012 for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and the Sony PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system

About Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
Join an elite team of highly trained, cut-throat special-ops soldiers in Ghost Recon: Future Soldier. Armed to the teeth with unrivaled combat technology and cutting-edge military hardware, Ghost Recon takes you to the globe's most deadly warzones to hunt down the highest value targets.

Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon: Future Soldier is now available for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, Sony PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system and Windows PC.

For more news and information, please visit the game's official website at

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