Lockout is regarded as one of the best multiplayer maps in the series, and for good reason. This map is nearly perfect due to its long sight-lines, shortcuts, weapon placement, and balance
. Lockout is an asymmetric map, so teams can control the map from many different locations, which means one team won't be able to dominate their opponents from the same position for very long. Some of these locations are known as the sniper tower, BR tower, the library, lift tower, and the elbow. Lockout is great for slayer and team slayer, but is also a surprisingly good 1-flag CTF map.
Lockout received a remake in the form of Blackout
with a completely different look and some adjusted design. In the remake, most of the shortcuts and sight-lines were broken, but Blackout still maintains some of Lockout's glory.