Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: DLC

Galactic Civilizations III sets out for deep space, final build available

Galactic Civilizations III (PC) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Galactic Civilizations III has found its way out of early access and been released as a retail build. Stardock has also announced that everyone who buys the 4X strategy title during its first weekend out, as well as those who pre-ordered or went the Early Access route, will receive free ship parts that are exclusive to the promo. For those who haven’t tried the series before, players take on the role of a leader who must guide their empire by negotiating, trading, and battling their neighbors, in addition to allocating resources towards research, infrastructure, and cultural progression. The mod-friendly game also includes a United Planets body that passes resolutions, an emphasis ship building and customization, and support for online play. As a reminder, a 64-bit PC is required to play.

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DLC, PC News

Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold character trailer, 3DS theme DLC revealed

Atlus has released a new trailer focusing on the story mode from Etrian Odyssey 2 Untold. The video showcases one of mode’s five characters, Arianna, the Princess of Caledonia. As a practitioner of a Sovereign-type class, she has access to buffs and other support skills, including passive healing. Three themes were also announced, with each, Story, Classic, and Café, running .99 and set to release weekly starting July 14. GameStop is also offering a free Story theme as a pre-order bonus.

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3DS, DLC

Dying Light getting solo, co-op trial DLC, The Bozak Horde

Dying Light (PC, PS4, Xbox One) Bozak Horde DLC Announcement - Header

Techland will be releasing a new download pack for Dying Light on May 26, The Bozak Horde. The expansion will add a new co-op-centric mode that opens up the Harran Stadium so that players can take on a set of challenges prepared by an insane newcomer named Bozak. Playable solo or in teams of up to four, participants will compete for not only survival but also a new compound hunting bow that can be augmented with earnable electric, incendiary, and exploding arrows.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox One News

Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves gets behind-the-scenes video

Bungie has followed up its Twitch streams with a new behind-the-scenes video for Destiny’s upcoming add-on Expansion II: House of Wolves. The expansion launches May 19, and for the past few weeks, the studio has been hosting livestreams of the new content with members of the development team and community. They announced some stats from the campaign today, and it seems that the three-week series has done well, as it has become this year’s biggest game reveal on Twitch, with 1.5 million views and a peak of 180,000-plus concurrent viewers. To catch up on the streams, head on over to Bungie’s Twitch channel.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Arcania: The Complete Tale announced for PS4, launching May 12

Arcania The Complete Tale (PS4) Announcement - Screenshot 1

Nordic has announced that they will be releasing Arcania: The Complete Tale next week for PS4. The re-release will be optimized for the system, given that it was originally released in 2010, and include the Fall of Setarrif expansion. Series fans will be able to grab the set for $29.99.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition turns 3, free skins released for 360, One

Minecraft (PC, PS3, Xbox 360) Birthday Skins Announcement - Screenshot 1

Minecraft: Xbox 360 Edition has turned three years old, and to celebrate, Mojang is giving away three free skin packs. The downloads will be available from today until May 17 for all 20 million players on both Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Two of the packs were already available for the Xbox 360 but are making their Xbox One debut, the 1st Skin Pack and 2nd Birthday Skin Pack, while the Mojangstas pack is new to both versions.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Destiny Expansion II: House of Wolves co-op event to debut on Twitch

Destiny (PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) DLC Episode 2 Twitch Prison of Elders Announcement - Screenshot 1

Bungie is set to stream more of Destiny’s second expansion, House of Wolves, tomorrow. Kicking off at 1 p.m. (CST) community manager Deej will once again be hosting a livestream playthrough, this time of a new Horde-style co-op arena activity set in the Prison of Elders, where three players must defend against waves of enemies. Other guests will include lead designer Matt Sammons and player ProfessorBroman. To check out the event, head to their Twitch channel.

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DLC, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Dragon Age: Inquisition gets free DLC with dragons, characters, kit

Dragon Age Inquisition (PC, PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One) Two DLC Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Dragon Age: Inquisition received two new free downloads, the Dragonslayer Multiplayer Expansion and The Black Emporium. Dragonslayer adds new maps, three new characters (an Avvar Skywatcher, a Virtuoso, and the Raider Queen of the Eastern Seas, Isabela), and dragon battles to multiplayer. Black Emplorium adds four high-level stores to access strong weapons, accessories, crafting materials, and schematics. The latter also adds the Mirror of Transformation to the war table, offering players the chance to alter their character’s facial appearance.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 3 News, PlayStation 4 News, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

Forza Horizon 2 gets Alpinestars Car Pack, free Bugatti

Forza Horizon 2 (360, Xbox One) Alpinestars Car Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

A new batch of cars has been added to Forza Horizon 2’s downloadable roster with the release of the Alpinestars Car Pack. The latest set adds six new vehicles, including the 1953 Chevrolet Corvette and the 1991 Jeep Wagoneer. Launching alongside the new pack is this month’s free car, the 1992 Bugatti EB110 SS. As always, full details on each of the new additions can be found below.

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DLC, Xbox One News

(Ch-ch-ch) Jason Bundle out May 5 for Mortal Kombat X Kombo Pack

The Jason Voorhees Bundle will launch for Mortal Kombat X tomorrow for Kombat Pack owners and on May 12 for everyone else. The $7.99 set includes two different download packs, Jason Vorhees character DLC ($4.99) and the Horror Pack ($3.99). The Horror Pack adds horror-themed skins for several characters, including Kraken Reptile, Pharaoh Ermac, and Vampiress Mileena. A new trailer shows the Friday the 13th star in action.

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