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Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Descent

Rating Summary

Based on 9 critic reviews
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OpenCritic Rating

68

Top Critic Average

29%

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 4Jul 12, 2016
Xbox OneAugust 2016
PCAugust 2016

Developer: Treyarch

Publisher: Activision

Genre: First-Person Shooter

Prepare to battle through four new action-packed Multiplayer maps: Berserk, Cryogen, Rumble, and Empire, Treyarch’s bold reimagining of the Black Ops II classic map, Raid.

Call of Duty: Black Ops III - Descent Reviews

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At this point, I'm starting to grow tired of the cast that's been there since World at War (I still want to see more of Goldblum and company from Black Ops III's packed-in map), but the voice actors still give it their all and sell it all these years later. Dempsey is one of Steve Blum's best bit roles to date. Still, if you aren't keen on zombies (and many of you aren't, after nearly 10 years of it), you can probably stay away from Descent.

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While it’s far removed from Call of Duty of old, it can still be fun. I enjoyed good fortune in my first match back since the last DLC to have a positive K/D ratio, just managed to win an incredibly tight match of Domination on Cryogen, out-scored a ludicrously dominant team in the second half of another Domination match a map later, and so on.

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Descent feels a little bit of a disappointment. Two maps are fairly bland, with Beserk being the most interesting, and Empire while being a fantastic remake of Raid, doesn't suit the speed and core movement.

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Zombies takes a welcome weird twist, but the new multiplayer maps are a bit meh

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