Activision Blizzard Inc. this week said it will release the Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 Content Collection #1 will be sold in the Xbox Live division of Microsoft Corp.’s Xbox 360 Mar. 20.

MW3 Collection #1 includes four multiplayer maps – Liberation, Piazza, Overwatch and Black Box, in addition to the new Special Ops Missions – Black Ice and Negotiator.

Black Box includes a downed Air Force One amid homes overlooking the luxurious Southern California neighborhood. In Black Ice, users infiltrate a diamond mine aboard a snowmobile. And in Negotiator, users must extract VIP hostages in India.

Content drops 4-6 will be available to Call of Duty Elite Premium Members Mar. 13.

Activision began holding Modern Warfare 3 Content Drops to Xbox Live in Jan.

Activision Blizzard in Dec. said Call of Duty: Modern Warfare 3 has surpassed $1 billion in retail sales.

The shooter, released Nov. 16, achieved the sales milestone in 16 days, one day faster than the feature film Avatar.

In addition, Call of Duty Elite has sold one million premium subscriptions to date. Premium features include daily competitions, download content and prizes.

NPD Group Inc. in Dec. reported Modern Warfare 3 ranked as the No. 1 game title across all platforms, with an estimated nine million copies sold.

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