Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: DLC

Halo 5: Guardians – Memories of Reach, new REQ packs out now

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343 Industries has released the final free content update for Halo 5: Guardians, Memories of Reach. The update adds the Arena map Stasis, Noble Team-inspired armor sets, new weapons (Brute Plasma Rifle, Jorge’s Chaingun), and the Infection game mode. As with the previous updates, there are also a number of extra assassinations, emblems, and weapon skins. Several fixes and tweaks are also included, such as the ability to modify matchmaking search preferences and an updated Post Game Carnage Report with medals and more stats. As a bonus, anyone who launches the game after Memories of Reach goes live will receive Memories of Reach Update Pack, a set that comes bundled with single-use REQs.

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After Mars, Doom to head to Indianapolis for Grand Prix, 500

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In a bit of news that I don’t think many saw coming, ZeniMax will be dabbling in racing with the debut of the Doom car at the Angie’s List Grand Prix of Indianapolis on May 14. SMP Racing driver Mikhail Aleshin will be behind the wheel of the No. 7 car, and he will again take it out in the 100th Running of the Indianapolis 500 on May 29. The livery was revealed this morning, and a trailer mixing shots of the car with gameplay can be viewed below. For those wanting to check out all of the action, Aleshin will be on the track at 11 in the morning for the first practice.

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine dated for May 31

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The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt – Blood and Wine will be hitting store shelves and digital outlets on May 31. Coinciding with the reveal, CD Projekt has released a new trailer and batch of screenshots. The upcoming add-on will feature an estimated 30-hour-long campaign with 90-plus new quests, a new Gwent deck, dynamic Point of Interest system, and a new region. A limited edition physical version will also include two Gwent decks, the Northern Realms and Nilfgaard.

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Doom gets messy with shotguns, demon guts in launch trailer

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Doom hits store shelves and digital outlets next week, and to get everyone’s trigger finger itching, Bethesda has released a launch trailer. id Software’s return to the series finds the Doom Marine once again knee-deep among the dead, and the minions of Hell. The reboot will feature a single-player campaign, multiplayer, and the SnapMap game editor to create and share levels. (WADs? It’s 1993 all over again!)

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Megadimension Neptunia VII heading to Steam this summer

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Idea Factory will be bringing Megadimension Neptunia VII to Steam later this summer. Currently available for PS4, the PC version will include the original Japanese voiceover track as well as all of the downloadable content. Players must guide Neptune and Nepgear as they assist the Zero Dimension’s remaining CPU Uzume Tennouboshi in her battle against the world’s Dark CPU. The game features three worlds along with three different storylines, a new transformation mode, a new dungeon minigame, and a revamped battle system.

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Fallout 4 – Far Harbor launching May 19, first-look trailer released

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Bethesda has released the first look at the third add-on for Fallout 4, Far Harbor. The $24.99 download, slated to go live on May 19, adds the new island Far Harbor, noted as the largest landmass of any add-on from the studio. After players are sent a new case from Valentine’s Detective Agency, they land on the isle, located just off the coast of Maine, and find it even harsher than home due to higher levels of radiation. A new storyline soon unfolds surrounding a conflict between the local townsfolk, the Children of the Atom, and the synths. Players will also find new armor, faction quests, settlements, dungeons, weapons, and creatures.

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Forza Motorsport 6 gets digital die-cast with Hot Wheels Car Pack

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Forza and Hot Wheels are kicking off their partnership today with the release of Hot Wheels Car Pack for Forza Motorsport 6. The seven-car pack includes the 2011 Hot Wheels Bone Shaker, 2005 Ford Hot Wheels Mustang, 2015 McLaren P1 GTR, 2016 Chevrolet Camaro Super Sport, 2015 BMW X6M, the 1990 Ferrari #1 Scuderia Ferrari 641, and ahead of its real-world debut in June, the 2017 Ford Focus RS. The cars are available separately or bundled together for $7. Note that the pack is not part of the Car Pass.

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DLC, Xbox One News

GTA Online getting In And Out Adversary mode, event next week

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GTA Online will be kicking off a week of festivities on Tuesday, May 3, with In And Out Week for GTA Online. To celebrate the release of the new Adversary mode, players will receive double GTA$ and RP from certain Adversary playlists. There will also be discounts of up to 50% on guns, explosives, ammo, and weapon mods. A playlist rundown and a discount breakdown can be found below.

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Another World Warrior returns today, Guile joins Street Fighter V

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Street Fighter II veteran and World Warrior Guile has been added to Street Fighter V. He brings with him a new stage, Character Story, and set of Trials. Guile’s Air Force Base marks the first new stage to be added after launch, and features a few throwbacks to the original level. The stage can be purchased from the in-game shop for 70,000 Fight Money, while Season Pass holders will receive it for free. Guile is currently free as well and will remain so until real currency becomes an option in the shop. The update also implements a new system to punish rage quitters along with improvements to speed up matchmaking.

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Turn-based strategy title Battle Worlds: Kronos out for PS4, Xbox One

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Nordic Games has released Battle Worlds: Kronos on PSN for PS4 and on Live for Xbox One. The turn-based strategy game is said to be inspired by Battle Isle, with players battling for control of a planet on hexagonal-segmented battlefields. Two sides square off over three campaigns, estimated to last over 60 hours, with 50-plus unit types, from infantry to aircraft, for the succession of the next emperor. The console version also include the downloadable campaign Trains.

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