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Rockstar details Max Payne 3 DLC, first pack arrives in June

Tuesday, 1st May 2012 16:17 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

Rockstar has announced its downloadable content plans for Max Payne 3, as well as a new Rockstar DLC Pass.

New “multiplayer maps, modes, bursts, items, playable characters, challenges and more,” will be available to purchase in the coming months on PSN, XBL and PC.

“The story of Max Payne 3 begins in the single-player game and crosses over into the deepest multiplayer experience we’ve ever created,” said Rockstar founder, Sam Houser. “We intend to support the Max Payne community with new and innovative content well into the future.”

The first Max Payne 3 map pack called Local Justice arrives in June and features the Police Precinct map for Gang Wars, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch and Payne Killer multiplayer modes.

The pack will also feature two additional maps for each mode as well as new precinct-themed multiplayer avatar items, multiplayer challenges, and more.

Starting today, players can pre-order the Max Payne 3 Rockstar DLC Pass for Xbox Live and PSN from Best Buy and GameStop in the US and directly from PSN.

The Rockstar DLC Pass grants access to all upcoming Max Payne 3 DLC for 2400 MSP/$29.99 which is more than 35% off all DLC purchased individually. The Rockstar DLC Pass enables owners to download all DLC releasing through the end of 2012.

Below is the release schedule for upcoming downloadable content packs. Additional packs including the release of all digital pre-order incentives will be revealed at a later date:

June 2012

  • Local Justice Map Pack

Summer 2012

  • Disorganized Crime Map Pack
  • Deathmatch Made In Heaven Mode Pack
  • Hostage Negotiation Map Pack
  • New York Minute Co-Op Pack

Fall 2012

  • Painful Memories Map Pack
  • Trickle Down Economics Map Pack

Max Payne 3 is out May 15 on PS3 and Xbox 360 and on PC May 29.

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  1. Edo

    No…just no.

    #1 2 years ago
  2. Phoenixblight

    That would be a great deal if all the person cared about was the MP. I plan on just playing single player.

    #2 2 years ago
  3. Kabby

    Game isn’t out. Announce some DLC. OK.

    #3 2 years ago
  4. Sadismek

    Wait, so the game isn’t even released, and they’re talking about DLC?

    And what the hell is with this support, they only release multiplayer packs as DLC, why not a SP one, or something? That’s the same thing they did with Red Dead Redemption: release one expansion pack and plenty of useless multiplayer skins, as “DLC packs” :|.

    #4 2 years ago
  5. Maximum Payne

    So maybe then they include something in PC version ?

    #5 2 years ago
  6. HeavyD-Love

    This pre-release DLC announcement trend must end. I feel it’s almost insulting to the consumer.

    #6 2 years ago
  7. Phoenixblight

    @4

    Seeing how well Red Dead Redption has done with the inclusion of DLC is it wrong of them to do it again? People have no qualms with DLC and the trend will not be going anywhere. Buy it or don’t the result is the same. Rockstar making a buttload of cash.

    #7 2 years ago
  8. Lahanas

    Bullshit like this is what makes more and more people ditch traditional gaming and turn to other platforms. And thats coming from someone who absolutely hates iOS etc.

    #8 2 years ago
  9. Phoenixblight

    @8

    Uh iOS developers do the exactly the same thing if anything they monetize their apps even more.

    #9 2 years ago
  10. datass

    Bullcrap

    #10 2 years ago
  11. HeavyD-Love

    The issue here is not DLC.

    It’s DLC being announced public months prior to the games release date.

    #11 2 years ago
  12. WFMMK

    I’m keeping my collector’s edition preorder but I’m not buying any DLC till the GoTY/Ultimate edition comes out. Also all the DLC is online that is lame.

    #12 2 years ago
  13. pukem0n

    at least the game is “complete”, as in you dont need DLC for the whole story to unfold.
    so who cares about multiplayer really…

    #13 2 years ago
  14. albo88

    i wonder who the fuck will play this online omg
    well this could mean that Rockstar next title could be close oh yeah GTA 5 or they are playing dirty just like the whole market

    #14 2 years ago