Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: DLC

The Elder Scrolls Online kicks off The Witches Festival

The Elder Scrolls Online is getting into the season today with the commencement of The Witches Festival. Conjurors, demonologists, and other nefarious sorts will meet in secret throughout Tamriel from now until the end of the month. Through their magical incantations, players will be able to turn themselves and others in their group into the Undead, earn event achievements, gain a 100% experience boost, and score themed loot, including exclusive masks. To join, players will need to get the free Crow Caller from the Crown Store, then blow it to engage The Witchmother’s Bargain, a quest that will reward the Witchmother’s Whistle. Using the whistle will summon a cauldron that morphs players into the undead for two hours, during which time, they will be able to gain Festival loot by killing bosses for Plunder Skulls.

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New Dark Souls III: Ashes of Ariandel trailer highlights multiplayer

Souls fans are getting a chance to see more of Dark Souls III’s upcoming downloadable pack, Ashes of Ariandel. As the add-on closes in on its release date, October 25, FromSoftware offers a closer look at the multiplayer covenants and Undead Matches. The new player-versus-player mode allows players to battle their friends in duels or against up to five others in free-for-all and team-based matches.

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Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Salvation out now for PC, Xbox One

Call of Duty: Black Ops III’s final download pack, Salvation, has launched for PC and Xbox One. Salvation wraps up Origins Zombies, with the squad squaring off against Doctor Monty in The House, as well as adds four new maps: Citadel, Micro, Outlaw, and Rupture. Full details on all of the maps can be found below.

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Forza Horizon 3 gets seven new rides with The Smoking Tire Car Pack

Forza Horizon 3’s first monthly downloadable pack is now on Live, The Smoking Tire Car Pack. The $7 drop includes seven rides ranging from high-end exotics to rugged off-roaders: the 2016 Aston Martin Vulcan, 2000 Lotus 340R, 2016 Pagani Huayra BC, 2010 Ford Crown Victoria Police Interceptor, 2016 GTA Spano, 2016 BMW M2 Coupé, and the 1976 Jeep CJ5 Renegade. Details for each can be found further down. A patch has also been released for both versions addressing a variety of tweaks, including added steering wheel sensitivity, bug fixes, controller hot swapping, and improved stability.

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GTA Online update adds Bikers, Clubs, Clubhouses, and more

Bikers have been added to GTA Online. The latest update allows up to eight players to form Motorcycle Clubs and man the organization’s hierarchy with prospects, road captains, and other roles. Each role brings with it a set of abilities, such as being able to set riding formations and calling in hit squads. Players will get together in Clubhouses to play darts, arm wrestle, hang at the bar, and eventually access a custom bike shop. The headquarters will also have meeting rooms to plan out how to free imprisoned allies and take on other jobs via Clubhouse Contracts. Money can be earned from counterfeiting, running drugs, and trading. Players can use their acquired wealth to purchase a wide variety of new items, including bikes, weapons, clothes, and tattoos. Racers can also take part in the new melee-heavy Slipstream for Adversary Mode.

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Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide out now for PS4 and Xbox One

The console version Warhammer: End Times – Vermintide has been released for PS4 and Xbox One. The four-player co-op battler tasks a team of players with driving out the ratmen’s forces from the city of Ubersreik. Players choose from five hero classes and arm themselves with guns, bows, hammers, and staves to fight through 18 levels, including all PC DLC maps. The game supports drop-in/drop-out multiplayer but is also playable solo.

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For justice! Phoenix Wright: Ace Attorney – Spirit of Justice DLC out

Lady Justice doesn’t rest, and neither does Phoenix Wright. A new case has come across his desk, Turnabout Time Traveler. The $5.99 episode is set after the main game, and Wright’s childhood pal, Larry Butz, needs some help. He seems to have fallen in love with a time traveler who is suspected of murder—and who is already married. Wright teams up with Maya Fey to help the soon-to-be bride to build a defense before facing off against Chief Prosecutor Miles Edgeworth.

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Homefront: The Revolution – The Voice of Freedom out now

Homefront: The Revolution’s first single-player downloadable add-on, The Voice of Freedom, has launch for console and PC. The expansion puts players in the role of Resistance leader Benjamin Walker in a prologue to the game’s campaign. Walker is on a mission to sneak into Occupied Philadelphia in order to make contact with Jack Parish’s Resistance Cell. The release also notes that a recent update, the Performance Patch, “massively” improves the game.

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(PlayStation 4 Review) Destiny: Rise of Iron

“… adds some exciting boss battles, a decent story, and a lengthy Raid, but it is also overly reliant on reskinned elements.”

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DLC, PlayStation 4 Reviews

Zen unleashes the ladies with Marvel Pinball: Women of Power

Zen Studios has released two packs of tables featuring heroes and villains for Marvel Pinball. The tables are available across their console and PC lines, with the mobile versions getting them on Thursday. Ms. Marvel, Black Widow, Squirrel Girl, and others make appearances. On one table, Black Widow and Madame Masque must keep the Cosmic Cube balls from breaking to avoid an alternate reality dominated by the Soviet Union. On another, Bombshell and Ms. Marvel duke it while Squirrel Girl and Spider-Gwen assist from the sidelines.

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