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All Uncharted 3 multiplayer maps now free

All Uncharted 3 multiplayer maps previously sold as DLC are now available free of charge.

Naughty Dog made the announcement, which coincides with the PS3 exclusive's second anniversary, in a post on the PlayStation Blog.

A brand new Uncharted 3 multiplayer map, Dry Docks (pictured), has also been released this week alongside a meaty multiplayer patch, which is detailed in full below.

Maps

  • All DLC maps are now available to download for free! Go to the in-game store and download the Flashback Map Pack 1, 2, and Drake's Deception Map Pack.
  • Dry Docks makes its triumphant debut and is available in all competitive playlists and custom games!

Co-op

  • Old Quarter map has been added to Co-op arena mode.
  • The drop rate for all co-op treasures has been increased.
  • Old Quarter has been removed from the Hunter Arena playlist.

Weapons

  • Hipfire accuracy has been greatly reduced on all weapons, along with the angle and distance at which the auto lock engages. But Blindfire from cover has not been changed.
  • Increased recoil on the M9.
  • Decreased recoil on FAL-SS.
  • Rate of Fire mod has been decreased on the M9, Arm Micro, and KAL-7.
  • The recoil of the last round fired in a G-MAL burst has been significantly reduced.
  • The burst delay and recoil have been reduced on the Raffica.
  • The accuracy mod on the Raffica has been slightly improved.
  • The recoil has been reduced on the Tau Sniper and the weapon does not automatically scope.
  • The rate of fire mod has increased effectiveness for the Tau Sniper.

Gameplay

  • Sprint maneuverability moderately reduced.
  • Mega Bombs and Cluster Bombs can no longer be thrown back (competitive mode only).
  • The Marked Man power play now occurs when a team is up 8 kills instead of 6.
  • The Exposed power play occurs when a team is up 10 kills instead of 8, and the range that player names appear has been reduced from 40 meters to 20.
  • The Double Damage power play now occurs when a team is up 15 kills instead of 10, and the damage the losing team does is only x1.5 instead of x2.
  • Deathmatch has been removed from Team Objective.
  • Increase score limit in three-team Deathmatch from 20 to 25.
  • Increase score limit of free-for-all from 15 to 20.
  • Multiple steps have been added during the matchmaking process to help find games with lower ping. Wait times to find matches during off peak hours may increase.

Medal Kickbacks

  • The Medal Kickback Creepy Crawler now costs 12 medals and lasts for 25 seconds.
  • Quick Boom now costs 12 medals and lasts for 12 seconds.
  • Explosives now costs 5 medals.

Boosters

  • Slot 1 now has Kickback Endurance, Ammo Award, Bargain, and Team Safe
  • Slot 2 now has Beast Mode, Regeneration, Explosive Expert, and Explosive Shell Expert.
  • Bargain paid booster cost increase from $100k to $250k.
  • PING paid booster cost increase from $100k to $250k.

New 3rd Buddy Boosters

  • Cutter - Cutter KAL-7 - Jade Para 9 - Sugar Buddy
  • Eddie - Eddie's AK - Jade Para 9 - Booty Buddy
  • Draza - Draza's Dragon - jade Para 9 - Thanks Buddy
  • Flynn - Flynn's G-MAL - Jade Para 9 - Explosive Buddy
  • Lazarevic - Lazarevic's FAL-SS - Jade Para 9 - Stealth Buddy

Map Adjustments

  • Gate added to London Underground tunnel to block off dead end.
  • Plunders chests have been rebalanced on Syria and Museum.

In February, Uncharted 3 became a new outlet for experimentation for publisher Sony, as the title's multiplayer mode was re-released as a free, standalone PSN game. All multiplayer competitive modes, as well as the game's original maps, were made available as a free download allowing players to rank up to level 15 of 75.

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