Medal Of Honor Warfighter Charges Extra To Fight In Bin Laden’s Backyard

Zero Dark Thirty is a film coming out in December. Directed by Kathryn Bigelow, who won an Oscar for The Hurt Locker, Zero Dark Thirty looks at the decade spent hunting down Osama Bin Laden and the mission in which he was killed.

Zero Dark Thirty is also now a map pack for Medal of Honor Warfighter. In a press release, EA described the areas the map pack will let players explore:

Set in one of the most dangerous hotspots in the world, the first map is Darra Gun Market, Pakistan's flourishing arms bazaar. Darra, the largest illegal arms market in the world, is a tribal land based on two principles — hospitality and revenge. No police are allowed to enter the area and the laws are made by the tribal leader. The second location is Chitral, which sits in the far north of Pakistan, bounded by Afghanistan to the west and China to the north. It is a remote, rugged area governed by tribes that will not allow even the Pakistani army to operate there.

This is the same game that a few weeks ago drew a great deal of attention for promotions featuring real-life weapons sellers tied to the game. The tomahawk featured in the promotion was in part to raise funds for Project Honor, EA's charitable giving project to help military families.

The Zero Dark Thirty map pack will also tie in to the charity, EA said. For each $US9.99 map pack sold, EA will donate $US1 to Project honour nonprofits. Medal of Honor Warfighter is set to be released on October 23; the Zero Dark Thirty map pack will launch on December 17 to tie in with the film's theatrical release.


Comments

    Perhaps the most interesting thing about this story is that EA on the 27th of Feb 2012 said they wouldn't do this mission...

      Except the maps mentioned are set elsewhere in Pakistan, not Bin Laden's compound in Attobad.

      I'm pretty sure when they made that statement, they meant a playable single player mission. The DLC is not the mission where you are sent to kill Bin Laden, but rather the levels are based off other areas (i assume) featured in Zero Dark Thirty.
      So think of it really as your typical DLC (nothing to do with the Bin Laden mission), but with a cross promotion to the film (which is about the Bin Laden mission)

    I think when various entertainment industries look back on their handling of the GWOT they will be very ashamed, especially when media from occupied countries starts to develop.

    Generation Kill is the notable exception.

      Generation Kill? I didnt think anyone else even knew about Generation Kill, specially in Aus that was one of the best shows ive watched

        i agree, one of the best shows i have on blu ray.

    medal of honor 2010 was complete utter rubbish..EA clearly stated the single player campaign would be deep and meaningful -- absolute bullshit..the single player campaign was too short - more of narrative than a game..that's not what EA promised ..no more false advertisement..WE WANT THE EXPERIENCE AND NOT THE NARRATIVE

      If you want the experience play opfp:dragon rising or even better ArmAII

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