Call of Duty(R): World at War: Zombies Verruckt Map Now Available New Location, New Weapons, and Electro-shock Defenses Available via In-App purchase on iPhone(R) and iPod touch(R)

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 12 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Zombies continue their onslaught as Activision Publishing, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI) and developer Treyarch have launched an adaptation of the popular "Verruckt" (Zombie Asylum) map for Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES for iPhone and iPod touch. Originally released as downloadable content for Call of Duty: World at War, "Verruckt" gives players the opportunity to experience a new location, new weapons, electro-shock defenses, Perks-A-Cola Machines and the endless attacking legions of Undead. The new map is now available for download from the main menu of Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES for $4.99.

Named as one of iTunes Rewind's Best Apps of 2009, Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES faithfully delivers upon the experience of one of the most popular and played online games of 2009. The game offers limitless rounds of a single player experience in addition to a highly-addictive co-op gameplay experience in full 3-D, allowing up to four players to join a game via Wi-Fi, locally or across the Internet, and up to two players via Bluetooth.

The original Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES App, developed by Ideaworks Game Studio for the iPhone and iPod touch based on Treyarch's console version, is available for $9.99 from the App Store at www.itunes.com/appstore/.

The "Verruckt" map, also developed by Ideaworks Game Studio is available for $4.99 from the main menu of Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES. The Call of Duty: World at War: ZOMBIES Lite App is also available for free from the App Store on iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore/.

For more information about Call of Duty: World at War, visit www.CoDWaW.com.

About Activision Publishing, Inc.

Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.

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