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Maps announcedEdit

The final maps are now announced -

The best-selling Xbox 360 game of all-time just got bigger, with more epic multiplayer content, first on Xbox LIVE! The Stimulus Package delivers 5 additional action-packed multiplayer maps featuring a variety of locations: "Bailout," a multi-level apartment complex; "Storm," an open industrial park littered with heavy machinery; "Salvage," a snowy junkyard fortified by stacked debris and crushed cars. Two legendary fan-favorites from Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare return, including "Crash," a war-torn urban environment; and "Overgrown," which features a massive dry creek bed. There are no refunds for this item. For more information, see

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When was this announced? Jeffnickers 19:39, March 7, 2010 (UTC) It was never truly announced.

The information was leaked. Tactical Nuke inventory icon MW2Poketape Talk 20:04, March 7, 2010 (UTC)

Any more details about the 'leak'? There seems to be some concern regarding new guns as many people believe that would be impossible since those who don't purchase the DLC would be able to use the guns unless they made a seperate playlist or implement some other fix. Causarius 00:03, March 10, 2010 (UTC)

Causarius, in a game called Chromehounds there was the option to purchase additional weaponry via downloadable content through Xbox Live. The way that it worked was updates/patches (required to play multiplayer) were sent to your xbox updating the game files with the new weapons, the catch was that unless you paid for em you couldn't use them. Even thought the game had a trading system the weapons were flagged as non trade-able. So theoretically IW could start kicking out new and better weapons charging you for them and making you unlock them.... or choosing not to and just getting shot by em. Odds are they'd show up as a random weapon of the same class/type if you were to run over them and hadn't purchased that specific gun.

Stimulus Package will contain old maps, as well as new ones. In addition, it will contain the game mode, "Global Theromonuclear War", a game mode not yet finished at the time of MW2's release.

SRC: (Unofficial and unconfirmed, but looks pretty legitimate) Boomerang42 05:18, March 11, 2010 (UTC) Package Announced Edit

Any announcements of the pricing yet? Smuff 20:01, March 7, 2010 (UTC)

I haven't heard anything solid yet. Tactical Nuke inventory icon MW2Poketape Talk 20:04, March 7, 2010 (UTC)

Confirmed in official Activision press release, DLC will be FREE. Boomerang42 16:32, March 11, 2010 (UTC)


Wrong, according to that source. Re-read it, or read this instead to save time, "...Infinity Ward has nailed down a March 30th release date for the first paid DLC for Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 2 on Xbox 360." It will likely be 800 points, as that's usually what they end up costing on XBL. Brothertim 19:36, March 11, 2010 (UTC)
lol, for future reference, Activision would NEVER (as in, NEVER) allow ANYTHING their games do to be free. Ever. Lol. Easy way to tell that source up there is either BS or boomerang misread it (which in this case occured.) TheFedExPope 04:01, March 13, 2010 (UTC)

I heard the DLC is going to be free, read here: Stimulus Package Announced

I don't know it seems unlikely that Microsoft would dish out the money to have free DLC first.Offspring25836 19:46, March 13, 2010 (UTC)

Citations Edit

I'm a bit concerned about the vast amount of new information that has been added without a citation from an Infinity Ward staff member. I've seen the video, convincing nonetheless, but there have been rising concerns that due to it being uploaded by a modding community site, that it could be a hoax. In addition, the entire page name, Stimulus Package, has not even been confirmed by anyone at Infinity Ward. Semtex HUD icon MW2 Bovell Talk | Contrib. 20:12, March 7, 2010 (UTC)

I think for now it will do. The page name can always be changed. As for the included maps, I think they're real because activision had the video taken down, meaning there must've been at least some truth to them. Tactical Nuke inventory icon MW2Poketape Talk 23:33, March 7, 2010 (UTC)

The fact that Activision took them down could mean that, or like many game publishers, they are afraid of having their consumer base think they are coming out with something (in this case the Stimulus Package) when in reality they are not. I would like to believe Poketape, but (not to brag or anything) my theory is also possible.

XboxGlitchesAndMods released a screenshot of one of thier user's Xbox/Gamertag being banned for (PP) "uploading, playing, and advertising Inifinity Ward content before official release." Sounds like the stuff they have is pretty legitimate to me. Boomerang42 05:20, March 11, 2010 (UTC)

Source Edit

Just made a major edit. COuld someone please put this source in:

When was Shipment confirmed? Edit

Imrlybord7 22:37, March 9, 2010 (UTC)

hey this was just tweeted by fourzerotwo: " - Feeling the effects of Mapathy? It's okay, the cure is hitting #Xboxlive in just 3 short weeks. #MW2" first map pack is coming on march 30th

forgot to sign my post ^^^ havoc131

What the hell? How stupid is that? Rust IS shipment only slightly less horrible. I don't see what they're thinking if they bring that back. TheFedExPope 03:59, March 13, 2010 (UTC)

Release DateEdit

It's going to be released on March 30, 2010, it says so here:

read the last sentece of the dlc section E.TALEBarracks 20:31, March 10, 2010 (UTC)

Screw Wikipedia. Use this as a citation:

That is what Wikipedia sources anyways...I don't see why you wouldn't.Causarius 21:00, March 10, 2010 (UTC)

hahahah, I would site it if I knew how E.TALEBarracks 21:43, March 10, 2010 (UTC) and accuracy of map screenshots Edit

The date seems pretty solid, as all links from are IW. I would agree that Activision's quick action to remove actual video which showed the new maps could be taken as proof that the images showed the intellectual property of Activision. Otherwise they wouldn't have just cause for the removal.Senhart 23:26, March 10, 2010 (UTC)

Is IW Biased?Edit

It says here that the map pack will be out on the March 30th, 2010 for the Xbox 360 and for the PS3 and PC, it comes out later I just also realised that other companies are very biased to the Xbox 360 (Rockstar e.g). Does any one else think they are biased? Toilet Bowl Soldier 11:17, March 12, 2010 (UTC+8)

Biased? No. Microsoft pays developers to get timed exclusivity to DLC. Brothertim 15:28, March 12, 2010 (UTC)

This is the reason nobody likes exclusives. Toilet Bowl Soldier 23:33, March 12, 2010 (UTC+8)

Nobody likes exclusives? Anyone with a 360 and has MW2 probably likes this exclusive, I know I do. But, if the tables were reversed, and PS3 got the DLC a month early, I wouldn't be happy. Brothertim 15:39, March 12, 2010 (UTC)

I have it for PC and trust me, its full of hackers, and if your intending to get MW2 for PC, bad idea (I wish i had it for 360 and then get the DLC :( ) Toilet Bowl Soldier 23:48, March 12, 2010 (UTC+8)

There goes IW's "anti-hacker" guard. And although I'd rather have the DLC come out at the same time for all, at least PS3 and PC's getting the DLC too. 16:22, March 13, 2010 (UTC)

It's just that Microsoft pays companies for temporary exclusivity. The problem with that, some people think that the game is only exclusive to Xbox, when it is multi-platform. Plus, IW make the game for the Xbox and port it to the PS3, often forgetting things along the way. The good thing about that method, though, is they can improve it on the PS3 port (Blu-Rays and Sixaxis, a lot more features to work with), although they never do. In CoD 4, they never uncompressed the movie files, because they couldn't fit on the Xbox, but on the PS3. --Tigernose Throwing knife ChatEdits 17:56, March 13, 2010 (UTC)

As much as I hate Microsoft I hate sony even more for not bothering to get us timed exclusives. Dolten 10:32, March 15, 2010 (UTC)

I hate exclusives, the map pack comes out on my birthday (which would have been a great gift), but since I got PS3, I can't get it untill the end of april lol E.TALEBarracks 20:53, March 16, 2010 (UTC)

Its better this way, they can try it, if ppl have probs with it we know its bad, then if they fix it, ok. or if no1 had any probs with it we know its ok. PSK12 00:22, April 1, 2010 (UTC)

Name confirmed Edit We can see here the real name, teasing of the content and 30 days Xbox 360 exclusive! UPDATE!

Rumor I'm Not Quite SureEdit

I Have Heard That There Will be 10 Maps I'm Not 100% Sure. Here's The Sight: As I Said It's A Rumor.

Please remember to sign your post -.- Toilet Bowl Soldier March 13, 2010 11:54 (UTC+8)
yeagh i herd that to but ten maps for free? sounds unlikly

Other rumored content Edit

Anyone found any reliable sources about all the other content rumored to come out? (As in the titles and emblems, challenges, spec ops missions, weapons, perks, gametypes) It's all listed here, but I can't find an actual reliable source.Offspring25836 19:09, March 13, 2010 (UTC)

I have heard that the Golden Camouflage is coming back, along with a new Platinum Camouflage. Has anyone else heard of this? Duckcall00 23:06, March 13, 2010 (UTC)

Additional weapons and perks are very unlikely to be included, since it would mean players using those could not play in any matches at all with players without the Stimulus Package. New maps and gametypes will open up new possible matches for players who buy the Package, but would not prevent those players from being able to play standard matches with non-Stimulus players. Titles and callsigns would be questionable, depending on how they are implemented, but Spec Ops missions would be very possible. Norcross 15:41, March 15, 2010 (UTC)

Incorrect. Recent patches have added data to the system's coding, and the DLC is basically an unlock key for it. -- EightOhEight 02:40, March 18, 2010 (UTC)
Fingers crossed. I really hope this isn't just overpriced map pack. -- Offspring25836 17:08, March 18, 2010 (UTC)


Anyone have any idea how many microsoft points it'll cost? Chris-the-killer 01:30, March 14, 2010 (UTC)

Around 800 Microsoft points. Emblem-nightvision-1.jpg SkullRod 02:10, March 14, 2010 (UTC)

It will cost 1200 MS points. Thats $14.99. Duckcall00 02:52, March 15, 2010 (UTC)

New PerksEdit

Does anyone have an idea about what the pro version of Overkill will be?REPTILE0009 20:57, March 14, 2010 (UTC)

Haven't the slightest idea, extra killstreak? Your guess is as good as mine. (If it is included in this package?)Offspring25836 21:11, March 14, 2010 (UTC)

Well first, I thought the option to have two Secondaries. But that is dumb. Remember guys, the Pro dosent have to be completly related to the regular perk. (Sitrep, for example) Slowrider7 21:14, March 14, 2010 (UTC)

Information CheckEdit

Please remember that only the listed 5 maps are on the xbox live marketplace website, so any other content is still unconfirmed and possible unincluded. Tactical Nuke inventory icon MW2Poketape Talk 21:16, March 14, 2010 (UTC)

1200 Microsoft points? Edit

So according to what I've found, fourzerotwo went on Major Nelson's podcast and announced the Stimulus package will be 1200 Microsoft points. I haven't listened to the podcast myself, just saw all of the angry comments about it. Surely there must be some new unannounced content with it right?Offspring25836 02:42, March 15, 2010 (UTC)

Nah, I don't think so. IW is just rip-offing us. And, please, remember to sign your posts W567123daniel 02:41, March 15, 2010 (UTC)

My bad, please read before you edit, as I already put that information in. Offspring25836 02:42, March 15, 2010 (UTC)

1200 Microsoft points or for me thats $15. If its gonna cost that much they should put in a gun for download too, maybe the G36C.-BraveheartA7X

That's a rip off, all 3 map packs for WAW were $9.99 and they included four maps. The map pack for CoD 4 was also $9.99 and it had 4 maps. This map pack has 5 maps wich shoud mean it should cost $12.99 E.TALEBarracks 21:04, March 16, 2010 (UTC)

Well dont forget there are only 3 new maps, so it should be like $8.00. My suggestion, don't buy it so they get the message.

I agree, that's why I thought it made more sense with the extra rumored add-ons but it strikes a good point argued that it would be unfair for extra content to be implemented to those who payed but then again there are so many games now that have promotional offers for those who pre-order or who have previously played company games. Who knows? We'll see on the 30th. Offspring25836 23:17, March 16, 2010 (UTC)


The trivia section makes me wanna kick myself in the skull-BraveheartA7X

Well because apparently, MW2 is just one big commercial. Slowrider7 02:32, March 18, 2010 (UTC)

actual video footage Edit legit footage. however tad short. Ashwilson12 12:41, March 20, 2010 (UTC) Gives a little tour of the new maps. I think it's from Xbox Live (Not sure, just found it on Youtube) CirChris -Here to help! Fading Fast... 19:46, March 23, 2010 (UTC)

Videos Edit

The 3rd, 4th, 6th, 7th, n 8th videos dont work n the fact that there are 8 VIDEOS on 1 ARTICLE, i think we shood delete those ones that dont workMoiz1224 04:56, March 25, 2010 (UTC)

Private Videos Removed. PSK12 14:13, March 25, 2010 (UTC)

Pc Price or download? Edit

Does anyone know the PC price or if we just download it for free? And i have herd that pc version and 360 version are been released on the same day but PS3 been delayed by a Month any idea whats up with that?SLAUGHTERER.

The Xbox version comes out on March 30th Pc and PS3 on april 30th. And im thinking that the Pc's pack is going to be free because there is no network for you to pay for Qw3rty! 15:55, March 28, 2010 (UTC)

I think i just heard we have to pay VIA Steam or something i dont have any clue what so ever but thats what i heard. SLAUGHTERER.

I doubt the maps will be free. You'll probably have to pay through Steam. And what do you mean there's no network to pay for? You have IWNet (sarcasm)! But yeah, whether or not you have a network to pay for is irrelevant to the cost of DLC. PS3 online is free, but Sony and Microsoft don't make money off of the maps. Sure, you pay for the maps by buying points from the companies, but most of what they make from that goes to Activision. Imrlybord7 09:30, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

Any Idea when it comes out for PC really starting to annoy me is IW stupid idiots. SLAUGHTERER.

WaW Edit

Hey i would just like to suggest that the 3 new maps look alot more darker than other maps, therefore infinity ward may pf tryed to make maps like treyarch did.

just a suggestion.

How? Storm is about the darkest and it looks the same as underpass. Salvage looks like Sub Base. And Bailout is in broad daylight! Qw3rty! 15:57, March 28, 2010 (UTC)

... Edit

This is bloody Pathetic i am absoloutley and really pissed off with all these gaming websites (except our site because its the best) As they never include PC People in any of there confirmation dates of Map pack rellease dates and many more things. They better start making changes. SLAUGHTERER.

Bad update Edit

Me and some freinds have just got the SP but when we try to play cod it will come up 'Update failed', I'm curoius has this happaned to anyone else? BTW I'm in UK. - RASICTalk 15:03, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

i got the bad update aswell.Jakemantle6969 15:18, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

What country are you in? - RASICTalk 15:20, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

UK.Jakemantle6969 15:24, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

I was just able to receice it, at last, you may want to try it out. - RASICTalk 15:26, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

i recieved the update but it only works on private.Jakemantle6969 16:25, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

are u on xbox?. Jakemantle6969 16:30, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

yes, it's annoying I can't host privates at all, some of my freinds can, and matchmaking won't work, somehow IW screwed up their own game. - RASICTalk

wats your gamer tag.Jakemantle6969 17:03, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

Dead lobbies. Edit

Anyone else getting these "Dead Lobbies"? E.g. going to play the Stimulus playlist, only to be put into a lobby that doesn't start.

Wait, were you able to get the MW2 update? - RASICTalk 15:24, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

Yeah its happend to me to.Jakemantle6969 15:25, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

More than "just" maps? Edit

There has been numerous rumours prior to the stimulus package release of what kind of new perks, game modes, weapons, etc. will be included.

I would've checked it out myself, but my xbox just got rrod last week, so I'm missing the whole thing.

Can somebody supply me with a list of what new stuff is in the update? I mean, if it even works. Curiosity is killing me, and I can't find any info. Thanks in advance, wikia-community.

More than "just" maps? Edit

There has been numerous rumours prior to the stimulus package release of what kind of new perks, game modes, weapons, etc. will be included.

I would've checked it out myself, but my xbox just got rrod last week, so I'm missing the whole thing.

Can somebody supply me with a list of what new stuff is in the update? I mean, if it even works. Curiosity is killing me, and I can't find any info. Thanks in advance, wikia-community. Wuz 22:56, March 30, 2010 (UTC)

Ya, just maps. Settle down. ~~IIID Empire 16:02, Mar 30, 10.

Real waste of money, then. Thanks. 09:51, March 31, 2010 (UTC)

Remember, it's not Infinity Ward's fault for the price, Blame Activision. IW just makes the maps. Ferrariguy1000 14:17, March 31, 2010 (UTC)

Integrated into Old Playlists? Edit

Will the new maps be eventually merged into the standard playlists? I want to play HC S&D and HQ on Overgrown, will this happen? Or will they stay in the "mosh-pit" shit they got going on just now? -StB 20:42, March 31, 2010 (UTC)

I think EVENTUALLY IW will merge it into the gameplay every other map has, but for now they're still "improving" on it.

I'm pretty sure they already did. whenever I play regular team deathmatch it puts me in stimulus maps and old maps.OWnEd OlD mAn 06:07, April 2, 2010 (UTC)oWnEd OlD mAn

They already are. I searched for a demolition yesterday, and it came up with Bailout, then it went to Rundown or something

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WTF Infinity Ward? Edit

WHY IN THE HOLY MOTHER OF ASS DID XBOX LIVE GET THE MAP PACK FIRST? Is anyone with me? Sure, it's probably only a 30-day timed exclusive, but what kind of shit were they smoking when they thought of that?

The shit they were smoking with the money that Microsoft paid for exclusivity. 29 April my friend. -StB 23:01, March 31, 2010 (UTC)

Microsoft paid them du............... grrrrDolten 23:03, March 31, 2010 (UTC)

its better this way, they can try it and if its good we can get it later. PSK12 00:19, April 1, 2010 (UTC)

It is awesomeEdit

I have been playing it since the morning it came out and i love it. All of them are awesome. My favorite is bailout it is good for every game mode. Does anyone know when the new maps will go main stream into all of the game modes???

Lieutenant Mikey

I agree, although I personally like salvage. It gives me a reason to use my riot shield class (beastly in those corridors).Namfuak 04:22, April 1, 2010 (UTC)

ps3 Edit

is it going to be released on the ps3

neonToShootToKill 18:18, April 1, 2010 (UTC)

Yes, the xbox only gets it 30 days before PS3. Its better because: if they have any probs with it, iw can fix it, and we get the fixed 1 (think of them as alpha/beta testers)   PSK12 19:09, April 1, 2010 (UTC)


The Stimulus Package will be released for the PlayStation3 on the 29th April 2010. The problems will not necessarily of been fixed, it depends where the problem is. If the problem is when downloading or installing the map pack, IW should have fixed it. If the problem was a flux on the servers, there is not much IW can do. Although Sony has put a limit on the amount of people that can do something at the same time. This means there is less chance. Richtofen bio image WaW Doc. Richtofen 19:15, April 1, 2010 (UTC)

Thanks everyone.

NeonToShootToKill 05:58, April 2, 2010 (UTC)

PS3 gets it on May 4th. PSK12 05:30, April 13, 2010 (UTC)

HELP downloaded the pack for PS3 UK number 863 and the install fails at 14%, error code 80029564 any1 else have this problem?

(Un)Cofirmed 2nd Map Pack Edit

1st one - Stimulus Package '

Maps:' '

COD4 Maps:' '

Crash - mp_crash' '

Overgrown - mp_overgrown' '

New Maps:' '

Bailout - mp_complex' '

Salvage - mp_compact' '

Storm - mp_storm' '

2nd one - Uncofirmed Name' '

Maps:' '

COD4 Maps:' '

Shipment - mp_shipment' '

Vacant - mp_vacant' '

New Maps:' '

mp_abandon' '

mp_dcwh(Washington DC,White House???)' '


y do xbox get everything 1st? Edit

ok 1st it wuz the fallout 3 dlcs, then the gta 4 dlcs and now the mw2 dlcs i mean wtf man! y do xbox get everything 1st b4 the ps3? theyre both equal games consoles!!! NO DIFFERENCE!!! this pisses me off and im sure it pisses off other ps3 gamers like myself Chiefsean16 22:44, April 7, 2010 (UTC)

Nobody cares if your pissed. Microsoft just thought economic-wise before Sony did. Slowrider7 02:52, April 9, 2010 (UTC)

theyre testing it for us, if theres probs with it, iw can fix it and we can download the (fixed?) dlc

LOL. No. That is what you guys think. There are almost no glitches on these maps. And even thee ones that do have glitches, they are very minor and dont even effect the game. Microsoft just paid to have it early. Not to fix it or any of that crap. Slowrider7 20:08, April 9, 2010 (UTC)

oh so microsoft r richer than sony well obviously cuz bill gates owns it and hes like the richest man on the planet i get u now im soz i wuz just a little pissed off wen i heard it wuz on 360 1st Chiefsean16 17:53, April 10, 2010 (UTC)

Chiefsean16, please stop typing like a dumbass. It would be nice if you spelled correctly and used puncuation. Also, all because Bill Gates is rich doesn't mean anything. He's not going to use his own money for his company, he uses it for his charity. Tactical Nuke inventory icon MW2Poketape Talk 22:33, April 10, 2010 (UTC)

We pay for Xbox Live so we get stuff early. Where do you think they get the money for it, we pay for it. Don't cry cuz you have to wait, cheap Z0MBIE132.25.88.214 02:11, April 18, 2010 (UTC)

Holy crap... is that how I used to type?! Wow... well, that's a kick in the balls. Thanking you, past me, for your excellent spelling. /facepalm Chief Talk to me! 19:33, November 10, 2012 (UTC)

what about PC? Edit

Will the DLC be free on PC or will IW be greedy piglets and make us pay for that aswell?Jimquixy 16:54, April 9, 2010 (UTC)

I thought CoD 4 PC DLC was free? Eagle Emblem MW2 II Helljumper II 20:12, April 9, 2010 (UTC)

It was but IW are really greedy now they know they can make the money and plus its on steam so....Jimquixy 20:53, April 9, 2010 (UTC)

please just click EDIT next to PC, What about pc, etc

it costs £12 on the pc ($15) what a load of utter BULLSHIT. As if activision havent taken the piss enough out of the PC community --Ashwilso12 21:37, April 25, 2010 (UTC)

IW blew it... they screwed with us once and now they are screwing with us again! Toilet Bowl Soldier 08:20, April 27, 2010 (UTC)

3rd Person Edit

Add on the page that 3rd Person Cage Match has been replaced with Team Tactical (has been on PC) INcontroL 10:16, May 5, 2010 (UTC)

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