Alternate or possible future map names found in PC version of Ghosts; dev playlist leaked – UPDATE

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We’re getting multiple reports from fans who play Ghosts on PC stating that a new update to Ghosts has accidentally made their internal dev playlist public for people to see, but users aren’t able to play in that playlist.

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People are also stating that some maps were found, which could be names or internal names of DLC maps or possible alternate names of some maps already on disc. A forum site, nextgenupdate, has a post that shows the similar map names as possible new content.

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The map names found:

  • Swamp
  • Battery
  • Rumble
  • Dome
  • Boneyard
  • Gaza
  • Comp
  • Red river
  • Battery

UPDATE: @venoxcide has sent us an image showing that the playlist update which revealed all the information above, has also revealed that there will be new Extinction content with DLC. The maps are called ‘Level 2′ and ‘Level 3′.

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SOURCE: @kirbyTFTV and @DespicableDan

  • MuscledRMH

    Dome???

    • ha

      yeah??????????

    • HenryDF

      If they’ve brought Dome back, I’ll be one very happy bunny.

      • Arnošt Kensei

        Strike Zone is Dome…So…It could be Dome from WaW :DDDDDDD LoL..Or it will be dome from MW3…That would be pretty lame

        • Mitch

          Definitly not Dome from WaW, that’s a Treyarch game.

          • Arnošt Kensei

            I know iam not so stupid :D But it would be interesting to see..That map is huge and way more similar to Ghosts map layout that maps from others COD :D

        • HenryDF

          It won’t be Dome from WaW, this is an IW game. It’ll be Dome from MW3, if it is an older map rather than a new one.

        • CoDforever
          • HenryDF

            How are they in any way similar, apart from that building layout?

        • chief

          It won’t be from WaW, but it’s interesting a Dome and a Battery show up (both WaW maps).

          • Andrey Martim

            Didn’t played Battery, but WaW’s Dome crushed MW3’s Dome.

        • Dextro_Phoenix

          Dome is more like overlord. Still Dome was an average map at best. I’d rather them bring back some MW2 maps again, they’ll still always be the best.

      • Alex | FamousIsLIVE

        Don’t think they will. Seems like a placeholder like Array was in BO2. Are their any maps from MW3 that start with the letters A, B, or C? I don’t remember.

        • Shardlotte

          Aground, Arkaden, Bakaara, Black Box, Boardwalk, Bootleg, Carbon and the cut map Coast.

          • Alex | FamousIsLIVE

            Hmm. Maybe it will come back. I’m not sure.

    • Shardlotte

      I HIGHLY doubt Dome will actually be released, and is merely a test map, similar to Array in Black Ops II.

      • Jacol

        I feel like Array wasn’t playable in Black Ops 2, it was more of a temporary map icon for one of the maps.

      • Abhishek Jain

        bad photoshop skills..u forgot to put array map name above team deathmatch..

        • JKB98

          Oh my god.. You’re kidding, right?

          • HenryDF

            No, Array was actually in the BO2 files.

        • Shardlotte

          Lol, I just found that off Google. Here’s a better picture, (from a Charlie Intel article, no less). Look in the background, bottom left.

        • RezHeads

          *Facepalm*

      • Andrey Martim

        Array was a great map, I would love play at it in BO2.

  • Primey_

    Sadly when you try and play in the map pack playlist you get a error: http://i.imgur.com/dlr0Dii.png

    • Jon Cameron

      That’s what happens when you don’t have the content installed. I got the same error trying to use the RAM fix for SP without having the SP installed (I forgot leave me alone) :P

  • Quinton

    Can I join the quad XP playlist? :D

    • Primey_

      The quad playlist is playable.

  • http://youtube.com/user/extremenameHD extreme_name

    Gaza? holy shit, IDF vs Terrorists?

    • Guest

      I think the terrorists are the terrorists – the ones who claim to be ‘defending themselves’ by being the initial aggressors and yet they are ‘defending themselves’ by using air strikes and illegal white phosphorus which is against the Geneva Convention, 1 of 62 conventions that Israel broke. I don’t want to turn this into a political debate, but I think you should re consider who the real terrorists are. I think if you were living in Gaza all your life, you wouldn’t stand there and see your land being stolen, or your city and towns being illegally settled on. If someone attacked you in your home country, I think you should be defending yourself, especially since you were living in your home country originally, and you shouldn’t be kicked out. Don’t listen to what the Media tells you – just easily look at the victims on both sides. It’s not rocket science. It’s logic and common sense.

      • http://youtube.com/user/extremenameHD extreme_name

        The hell are you talking about? They are terrorists so they are terrorists.

        • Guest

          The first part was a type error – I guess you decided to ignore the rest of what I wrote or just pretend that you never read it. You should really get your definition of terrorists cleared up. Just because the Media tells you one group is a terrorist, they are not. You have to look at the whole story.

  • Cinemagfx
  • Cinemagfx

    The quad XP is rather nice though.

  • DespicableDan

    Thanks for using my info off twitter first time ive been the first to find a leak :D

    • VAQnotVAG

      nice find!

      • DespicableDan

        Thanks im not the only one though lots of people have found it!

  • DespicableDan

    All the names I found are Swamp, Battery, Rumble, Dome, Boneyard, Gaza, Comp, Red river.

  • DespicableDan

    Pictures Ive got

  • Jon Cameron

    I am the one who informed CI of these maps. If you have any questions, I might be able to answer. I would like to make an update to this and mention there’s another map named “Battery”. Forgot to upload that with the rest.

    • Keshav Bhat

      Have I sourced you in the article? What’s your twitter user? And, do you have image of Battery map?

    • Mitch

      I don’t know if you can look in the files, but do you know if the files for the minimap is there? Because I’m hoping the DLC maps won’t be these gigantic maps like the ones in the game…

      • Jon Cameron

        I’m 100% sure there’s a way, but I have no knowledge on how to do it. It may be something only the devs can do.

      • Batman

        Ghosts maps are small dude, have you ever played MW2/BO1?

        If you want small maps play BO2 or even MW3.

        I want the awesomeness of giant maps back Im waiting for it for 2 years, you can wait for new small maps too

        • Work hard, Twerk harder

          The only things small with MW3, is face off maps, and the amount of people who play face off (dun dun chh).

        • Dextro_Phoenix

          Seconded. All these COD fanboys who have only played the game since MW3 and BO2 don’t appreciate the awesomeness that was MW2 and COD 4 map design. The maps in Ghosts are the closest we’ve had to these old maps and I love them :)

    • Jesse

      You can’t see the names of the extinction maps?

  • Fav

    Favela please :)

    • Jesse

      But than in another style, just like how they did firing range into studio (i know this isn’t a treyarch game) but just an other look to it would be cool

      • Work hard, Twerk harder

        Favela’s different floors of action would be extremely difficult to reskin without it seeming extremely similar (it’s like trying to reskin Kowloon!), but nevertheless, I’d love to see my possible favourite MW2 map return.

        • Andrey Martim

          I loved Favela and Highrise on MW2… But I wanna see a remake of Overgrown and Vacant, my all time favourite maps.

          • Work hard, Twerk harder

            Highrise I reckon would be a nice one to do as a reskin, except the fact there’s a crane which leads to unique spots. and then the other building which can get you onto the top.

            Thinking about it, they’ve really picked the easier style of maps to be reskinned, especially the first time (cliffhangar to hazard was it called? Been awhile since I played that DLC…).

          • Andrey Martim

            Cliffside – Hazard. I would love to see a Remake of Vacant…

        • Jesse

          Yeah you are right, you could turn favela in a modern city though

    • chief

      They could also finally add it back into PC!

  • DespicableDan

    Also note that the quad xp playlist is playable!

  • DespicableDan
    • //$$$@”””//

      damn their quick

      • shazi

        tuuuu quick ;)

  • Luis

    Kreygasm

  • aaa187

    I am currently playing in the Quad XP playlist.

    It is only Free For All with a bigger player count in Prison Break. Kill Confirmed was on earlier but now it is only FFA.

  • Cinemagfx

    And its gone.

  • aaa187

    It’s gone. I shouldn’t have left the Quad XP match. damn.

    • BHCMax

      me neither pff

  • Adam

    I am already hyped for the DLCs because the maps are bound to be better than the ones we have now…I hope.

  • DespicableDan

    Its offically gone

    • Guest

      Only if you accept the playlist update. I’m still playing

  • Mitch

    Lets just hope they aren’t as big as some of the maps that came with the game -.-.
    Also, 8 maps, 2 DLC packages? Possibly 4 MP maps, 1 Extinction map each pack?

    • HenryDF

      They HAVE to add smaller maps. They simply have to.

      • Mitch

        They should have more maps the size of maps like MW3’s Mission. Hopefully they’ll bring some back for free like Terminal.

        • HenryDF

          Mission, Dome, Hardhat…anything like that I’ll be happy with. In fact, anything similar in size or smaller than Freight would be ideal. And free maps seem promising.

          I can’t express how pissed off I was when for the final BO2 DLC pack I got two re-skinned maps. I didn’t pay £15 to get two re-skinned maps – especially when it’s the final DLC, I expect new, fun, exciting maps. It felt like such a cop out.

      • Batman

        FUCK YOU, play BO2 if you want small/boring/stupid maps, or play strikezone/FreeFall.

        Ghosts maps are very small when compared to MW2 maps.

        The game itself was made to handle bigger maps, they can´t just add shitty small maps in DLC.

        • HenryDF

          Ghosts maps are very small compared to MW2 maps? Listen kid, Ghosts has some of the biggest maps every featured in CoD. All I’m commenting on is the lack of small maps in Ghosts – I still enjoy it, however I feel there’s no way to use SMGs effectively.

          If you want a game full of massive maps and nothing else, please be my guest and go play BF. You seem to be completely oblivious to the fact that a range of maps in a CoD game is good.

          You obviously know nothing about the MW2 maps or the Ghosts maps if you think Ghosts maps are far smaller – please, know your facts before you go swearing at me.

          You know absolutely nothing as to whether or not small maps will be shitty. How can you? What are you even doing playing a 16 rated game when you’re obviously about 11?

          Range is good, and range is necessary. Without it, people would not enjoy the game. A balance is necessary, and you seem to not be able to understand that. Your childish ignorance appalls me.

          • thebulky1cometh

            Uhh…you can still use SMGs effectively if you create a speedy class and take advantage of the ridiculous amount of awesome flank routes that can be found in all of the maps.

          • xx420xx

            kill yourself ur shit lmao

          • HenryDF

            “fuck off you cancerous shitter”
            “fuck off to reddit”
            “cancer”
            “ur fucking retarded”
            “autism”
            “gay”
            “retard”

            Kid, you need some serious help.

          • xx420xx

            back to twitter gayboy

          • Guest

            Why don’t you just go back under your bridge dumbass

          • https://twitter.com/CallMehEpic RileyWoof

            Still havent got banned?

          • Guest

            Wow, you clearly take your time seriously

          • Nick L. Tialavea

            Well Ghosts maps isn’t the biggest in Call of Duty. The Classic Call of Duty (cod1-3) probably has had the biggest maps.

          • xSupaScopa

            They could have large maps but with more close quarters combat to allow SMGs. Take out a lot of the long range fights and add more CQC.

          • HenryDF

            I agree :)

        • Dextro_Phoenix

          Well said bro.

      • Ed

        the weird thing is, the more i play the game, the smaller these maps start feeling. they definitely are more complex with more levels, but they honestly feel like the right size, in my opinion.

  • BHCMax

    quad xp on ffa stock map is live xd

  • DespicableDan

    Activision removed my video

  • JenGamer

    Small typo in article, I was on the playlist earlier and I managed to snag some quad XP ^^

  • Batman

    Hopefully there is no shitty dome.

    I just want 2 whiteout sized maps every DLC atleast

    • HenryDF

      While I have no problem with the large sized maps, the amount of them we have at the moment compared to small maps is ridiculous. One large map, one medium map, two small maps in the first DLC at least.

      • Dextro_Phoenix

        The map design is perfect in Ghosts so far :) Every is just used to BO2 and MW3 crappy small cluttered maps where everyone just runs round with SMG’s. IW have got it spot on.

  • DespicableDan

    Dome is a mw3 map and battery is a call of duty waw map

  • StrongIsland

    All those map names are maps that are already in the game the names just changed

    • Mitch

      Then why would they be in a secret DLC playlist?

  • Thomcube

    Nice to know that QA testers for COD get Quad XP as an incentive to participate in these daily runs…

  • golferboy321

    Battery is currently on the list twice.

  • kbladezzz123

    i had uploaded a vid, get banned from yt
    -,-

    screenshots!!! http://steamcommunity.com/profiles/76561198028963526/screenshots/

  • esii54

    Boneyard = Scrapyard from MW2 :)

    • HenryDF

      I don’t think IW are gonna take the same “re-skin and sell as new” approach that Treyarch did in BO2. We saw already how they’re happy to add older maps for free. After all, it felt like such a cop-out from Treyarch on those four or five times that they just gave us a reskinned map rather than a new one. Especially putting two reskinned maps in one pack – that really pissed me off.

      • George

        They put those maps back in a new game because people LIKED THEM.

        • HenryDF

          But those maps took the place of new maps in the map packs – I’m not gonna play £15 for a map pack with only two new maps in it. I’ve got no problem with maps like Terminal being added for free, but to charge for re-skinned maps was pathetic.

          Think back – there were four re-skins. Effectively, that means that you and I paid the same amount you’d pay for an MW3 map pack for four re-skins, when we saw in MW3 that old maps can be added for free.

          I liked them too, but I was pissed off with having to pay for them when we should have been getting new maps.

          • George

            Then don’t buy DLC. And at least you had the option on whatever console you were playing on. In the meantime Nintendo consoles STILL haven’t gotten DLC for bullshit nonexistent reasons. I love both Black Ops 1 and 2, and I would gladly pay for the opportunity to play BO1 maps in the newer game along with new maps. And if they re-skinned Terminal with something drastically different, they probably would’ve made people pay for it too.

          • Vicke G

            I agree that remakes should be free as fan service, but at least Treyarch does complete remakes of their maps. They’re not just “reskins”, they’ve entirely remodeled the maps, giving them an entirely new look, setting and effects.

            Before Terminal in MW3 all Infinity Ward did with their maps was change a Couple of textures and maybe add a tv or two in a room. The Infinity Ward map packs have always had way less value than the Treyarch ones have… From the MP maps alone, and then the Zombie maps on top of that!

            Not to mention the fact that the Infinity Ward maps are much worse, unbalanced and less interesting than Treyarchs maps.

            And i don’t think there’s any discussing that. They’re asymmetric and generally it doesn’t seem like much thought has gone into balancing them at all. Infinity Ward are fans of casual brainless one man army shooters and they don’t seem to like or care about objective based gamemodes at all. Or at least they don’t Know how to do it well. I mean look at the placement of Domination flags in the Infinity Ward maps. They’re all over the place and quite often B is much closer to A or C than the other. There’s also usually one campy power position in most maps. Look at Estate in MW2. The villa there is a great example.

            Most Treyarch maps are fairly symmetric and thus very balanced, with only minor differences to either side and mainly visual differences. In Black Ops 2 some of the maps were more open and less symmetric but considering Domination and most other gamemodes were played in rounds with spawns switching this helped to balance all maps.

  • Cyber-Ninja

    A friend and I managed to play one match before they hastily pulled it, it had 4x XP!!! :O) And FYI all WIP = Work In Progress!!! ;O)

  • Mercuty

    Even though strike zone and dome do have very similar layouts they don’t play nearly the same at all. I’d love to see the original dome return I love that map or maybe Hardhat.

    • Mitch

      True. Dome was more about explosives, long range and through the middle, while Strikezone is a lot more about gunplay, short range and through the sides.

  • George

    You put Battery twice.

  • Abhishek Jain

    dome is coming back..get ur grenades ready

  • Greg

    Boneyard is the dev map name (mp_boneyard) for Scrapyard in MW2. Does this mean Scrapyard and Dome will be the return maps coming back?

    http://callofduty.wikia.com/wiki/Scrapyard

  • Ryumoau

    Excited about the possibility of Dome returning. I’m hoping the rest of the maps are smaller than the ingame maps. Also glad to hear more content for extinction mode coming out.

    Just really annoyed that Microsoft still has that stupid timed dlc deal, so i gotta wait a month for it to hit ps4. :(

  • AcePhoenix007

    THEY’RE BRINGING BACK DOME???

  • OnlyWar

    COD Ghosts was a big let down, so I’ll probably only be playing Killzone Shadowfall and BF4 from now on (PS4)

    • Biff Ibkus

      How come whenever someone mentions Killzone they have to post a pic of it? I like my PS3 and all, but Killzone is VERY overrated. It’s a completely generic FPS. Graphics may be great, but I can get the same general experience on any other shooter.

      • Jon Cameron

        To be fair, Call of Duty’s gameplay is pretty generic too.

        • Biff Ibkus

          But they practically started the FPS genre up, Killzone just followed.

          • Jon Cameron

            Well, to be even more fair, you can’t get that much better than generic with a straight FPS game. You usually need RPG or other genre elements to get from being generic

    • George

      Don’t see how it was a letdown for you, I’m having a pretty good time with it.

  • http://charlieintel.com/ Snapshot dF

    Does anyone know about that Death Machine? Is it like Black Ops 1 where you can only get it in a care package?

    • George

      You mean the minigun? You can also get it randomly from Ammo Crates.

  • LegitLoser

    come on they want to bring dome back but not a real favorite like highrise?!

  • RileyWolfimposter

    I wish they came out with a Modern Warfare Anniversary type DLC that includes the best maps from all three Modern Warfare games, so basically all the maps from Mw2

  • Mario Rivera

    the map sizes are too big for a fast paced 6v6 shooter like cod but its really just the layout that annoys me cuz bigger maps have been good in the past such as wmd and array. it feels like ppl are nowhere when i run around mass unnecessary space and clutter for 5 mins without spotting a enemy but it also feels like they are everywhere in the feeling of having 9000 random sightlines/flank routes on your back coupled with terrible spawns.

    • Gillian Simpson

      That’s because they were designed for the next gen consoles, which are for 8v8 / 9v9, not sure which though.

  • OnlyWar

    Killzone DLC Maps are 100% Free.

    COD should start doing this instead of ripping us off.

    • http://youtube.com/user/extremenameHD extreme_name

      Killzone is boring.

  • Captain_Planet

    I wouldn’t mind seeing an original Modern Warfare map in Ghosts. It would be nice to see a COD4 level with next-gen graphics!

  • SufferingMoon5

    Am I the only one around here who hopes swamp is better than jungle?

  • Ryumoau

    i might be the only one in the world who would really like to see ‘Broadcast’ (sorry can’t remember the exact name) map from the original CoD 4 Modern Warfare. It was the news station map. Chinatown was also an interesting looking map.

    I really loved them at the time, but no one ever seems to talk about them. :(