Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: DLC

Symbiotes invade Zen Studios, announce Venom Pinball

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Venom will be swinging out of the pages of Spider-Man and into his own game, courtesy of Zen Studios. The developer has announced that a new Venom-themed pinball table will go live on December 8 for its various platforms, including Marvel Pinball, Pinball FX2, and Zen Pinball 2. The table will feature Venom battling both Spider-Man and fellow Symbiote-powered villain Carnage. A handful mini-game will also play out Spider-Man’s time with the Symbiote as well as Carnage’s origins.

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Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below Prologue trailer reveals Crota

Bungie has released a new trailer for their upcoming Destiny expansion, The Dark Below. The CG-only video runs just short of a minute and a half and gives players a glimpse of Crota, a Hive god that must be defeated before he can launch an invasion of Earth.

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Total War: Rome II gets free faction, Black Sea Colonies Culture Pack

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Creative Assembly has released a new update containing a new faction as well as new for-pay DLC for Total War: Rome II. The free faction is the state of Massilia, a city founded by Greek colonists on the northwest coast of Mediterranean that has since adopted Gallic culture and combat tactics. The rest of the update includes a host of unit balance tweaks. Additionally, a for-pay DLC pack, the Black Sea Colonies Culture Pack, adds three new factions for play in the Grand Campaign, custom battles, and multiplayer: Cimmeria, Colchis, and Pergamom. Each was founded by Greek colonists, so their units and buildings are a combination of Hellenistic and regional influences. A full breakdown is available below.

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PC News

Titanfall Deluxe Edition launches for PC, next week for Xbox One

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EA has released a deluxe edition of Respawn’s latest shooter Titanfall. The new bundle includes the original game plus all three downloadable packs. The drops—Expedition, Frontier’s Edge, and IMC Rising—bolster the original’s roster of 15 maps with nine new additions. Deluxe Edition is out today for PC for $39.99 and will launch digitally on November 25 for Xbox One for $49.99.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt to get 16 pieces of free DLC for all

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CD Projekt Red has announced that everyone who buys The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt will receive 16 pieces of free downloadable content. Every version—PC, PS4, and Xbox One—download or physical is eligible for the free packs, the first of which, the Temerian Armor Set and a Beard and Hairstyle Set for Geralt, will go live on February 25. The second set of packs will follow a week later, adding new quests and costumes. The remaining packs will launch weekly in two-pack bundles. All downloads will be free, regardless of whether the game is purchased after launch or pre-ordered.

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The Crew open beta begins for Xbox One, PS4, Season Pass revealed

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The Crew’s Season Pass has been detailed by Ubisoft. Scheduled to begin hitting download outlets in January, the packs will include new cars, two of which will be exclusive to pass holders (the McLaren 12C and Ferrari 458 Speciale), additional tuning kits, early access, and paint jobs. New missions will also launch with each pack, free to all players. Full details are available below. Today also marks the start of the open beta for PS4 and Xbox One, which runs through November 10. All pre-orders are eligible to participate; everyone else wanting access can sign up here. The beta gives players the chance to tackle challenges in two of the game’s five regions, East Coast and Midwest, along with two player-versus-player lobbies and access to the Street and Dirt spec classes.

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Forza Horizon 2: Falken Car Pack launches alongside a free car for all

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A new add-on pack has launched for Forza Horizon 2, the Falken Car Pack. The $5 set includes six cars: the Alfa Romeo 4C (2014), BMW M4 (2014), Chevy SS (2014), Lamborghini Jalpa (1988), Subaru Legacy RS (1990), and the Toyota 2000GT (1969). One of the additions, the Subaru Legacy RS, is a free bonus for all players. Full details for each ride are available below.

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DLC, Xbox One News

Destiny Expansion I: The Dark Below launching December 9

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Activision has announced that Bungie will be rolling out its first expansion pack for Destiny, The Dark Below, on December 9. The pack’s full contents are listed below, but gamers can expect to find new weapons and gear, a level cap bump up to 32, three versus arenas, and new co-op strike missions, raids, and story quests. PlayStation gamers will also receive a timed exclusive strike mission, The Undying Mind.

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Techland kicks off 4-pack promo on Steam for Dying Light

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Techland has launched a new four-pack promo on Steam for their upcoming open-world action title Dying Light. The deal allows users to pre-order four copies for the price of three, with one for themselves and three as giftable extras to send to others. All copies include an exclusive weapon, the Punk Queen, and access to the Be the Zombie DLC multiplayer mode.

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Far Cry 4 season pass to include five packs of missions and modes

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Far Cry 4’s season pass has been detailed today by Ubisoft. The $29.99 pass will be available for all versions at launch and include new missions and modes for both solo and co-op play. A day-one mission, The Syringe, is a single or co-op mission exclusive for season pass holders that pits players against Pagan Min’s forces in a game of keep-away as they attempt to safeguard a recipe. In addition, there will be four other download packs. Escape from Durgesh Prison will be an open-world survival mode playable solo or in co-op, Hurk Deluxe Pack will include five missions and a new weapon, Overrun will add a player-versus-player territory-style mode, and Valley of the Yetis will add a horde-style mode playable solo or in co-op. Details for each are available below.

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