Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: DLC

Monster Hunter Generations now available for 3DS

Monster Hunter Generations (3DS) Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Monster Hunter Generations has launched digitally and physically for 3DS. The latest entry in the long-running series tasks players with taking down the Fated Four as they craft new gear with resources harvested from lesser monsters. Players can tackle the quest solo or with up to three friends. The game is compatible with all Nintendo 3DS systems, and a themed, game-less XL is also available, the Nintendo 3DS XL Monster Hunter Generations Edition. To see players off on their adventure properly, a free downloadable drop, the Starter Pack, has gone live to give them a leg up with extra potions, traps, and other goodies. More downloads are in the works, with free quests set to go live the first Friday of every month through the rest of the year. These will also include costumes based on other series, such as Fire Emblem, Okami, and The Legend of Zelda.

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3DS, DLC

Turn 10 Select Car Pack adds studio’s favorites to Forza Motorsport 6

Forza Motorsport 6 (Xbox One) Turn 10 Select Car Pack Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Turn 10 has released a pack of hand-selected downloadable cars for Forza Motorsport 6. The Turn 10 Select Car Pack features seven rides for $7: the 2014 Jaguar #14 Emil Frey GT3 Jaguar XK, 2015 Mercedes-Benz #24 Tankpool24 Racing Truck, 2014 Chevrolet #4 ROAL Motorsport RML Cruze TC1 WTCC, 1980 Fiat 124 Sport Spider, 2015 McLaren 570S Coupé, 1969 Ford Brawner Hawk III, and the 1957 BMW Isetta 300 Export. The vehicles can also be purchased individually. Additionally, a content update has also gone live, re-adding three tracks into competitive play: Monza, Catalunya, and Circuit of the Americas. Several changes were made to them, such as Turn 4 in Monza having its tire wall adjusted to change the driving line and reduce corner cutting.

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DLC, Xbox One News

Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent now available for PS4

Call of Duty Black Ops III (PC PS3 PS4 Xbox 360 Xbox One) Descent Details - Screenshot 1

Call of Duty: Black Ops III – Descent has gone live for PS4. A new batch of screenshots has also been released alongside the drop. Treyarch’s latest features four new multiplayer maps, including a remake of Black Ops II’s Raid, and the next entry in the Zombies’ Origins series, Gorod Krovi. Descent will be available for PC and Xbox One at a later date.

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DLC, PlayStation 4 News

7th Dragon III Code: VFD now available in stores, on eShop for 3DS

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Sega has released imageepoch’s latest role-playing game, 7th Dragon III Code: VFD. Players take a squad of heroes through three different time periods to stop dragons from destroying ancient Atlantis, present-day Tokyo, and future Eden. For those wanting some hands-on time, a demo is available on eShop, complete with a host of starting items that carry over to the full version. The first of three DLC waves is also available, adding two new quests. The packs are free for the first week of release, but there’s a slight hiccup on eShop, as they’re currently listed as for-pay. Sega noted that they are currently addressing the problem.

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3DS

Red Dead Redemption, Undead Nightmare compatible with Xbox One

Red Dead Redemption (PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One) BC Announcement - Screenshot 1

Red Dead Redemption is now backwards compatible for Xbox One. Rockstar’s ambitious, highly praised Western features reformed outlaw John Marston on a quest for revenge as he hunts down members of his old gang. The undead are also joining the party, as the entire line of titles is backwards compatible, not just the original: Red Dead Redemption, Undead Nightmare, and Red Dead Redemption: Game of the Year Edition. Digital owners can download the titles from the Games Store, while physical owners will need to insert the game disc into their system in order to initiate the download.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News, Xbox One News

7th Dragon III Code: VFD full, free DLC plans announced, trailer up

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Sega has released a new trailer as well as their DLC plans for 7th Dragon III Code: VFD. The upcoming role-playing game will be hitting online outlets and store shelves next week, but for today, players can see more of what’s in store with the new video, titled Full Trailer. A demo’s also up on eShop, for those wanting some hands-on time. The game follows a party of heroes as they hunt dragons throughout three different time periods: ancient Atlantis, present Tokyo, and future Eden. Also, all of the download packs will be free for the week following their release, which will add new quests, characters, and weapons. The release schedule can be found below.

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3DS, DLC

Rocket League: Collector’s Edition hits store shelves for console, PC

Rocket League (PC, PS4, Xbox One) CE Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Rocket League has been released in stores as a physical Collector’s Edition for $29.99. Psyonix’s racer-soccer hybrid comes bundled with an art print, three download packs (Supersonic Fury, Revenge of the Battle-Cars, and Chaos Run), and four new vehicles. The additions include two that are inspired by anime, Esper and Masmune, and two that are re-imaginings of Supersonic Acrobatic Rocket-Powered Battle-Cars vehicles, Aftershock and Marauder.

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

Balrog, Ibuki, and Story Mode launching tomorrow for Street Fighter V

Street Fighter V (PC, PS4) Story Mode Balrog and Ikubi Launch Announcement - Screenshot 1

Capcom has detailed tomorrow’s big update for Street Fighter V. The patch will add the new five-act cinematic story mode, A Shadow Falls, and two new characters, returning brawlers Balrog and Ibuki. The former will be free for everyone, while the latter will require purchase with earned Fight Money or cash. A Shadow Falls takes place between Street Fighter IV and III, with the 16 core characters battling it out as a World Warrior or a member of Shadaloo. Six released and unreleased post-launch downloadable characters are also going to take part. In addition to Balrog and Ibuki, both detailed below, the update will feature their stages, Las Vegas and Karin’s Kanzuki Family Private Beach. General tweaks include “faster and smarter matching” for multiplayer and Currency Shop options to use real money through PS Store and Steam.

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DLC, PC News, PlayStation 4 News

State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition getting physical release

State of Decay Year-One Survival Edition (PC, Xbox One) Physical Announcement - Header

Nordic Games is once again teaming up with Microsoft to deliver a physical copy of an MS-published title for PC, State of Decay: Year One Survival Edition. As with Oni and the Blind Forest, the retail version will come with the game and several extras, including two add-ons (Breakdown and Lifeline), a double-sided A3 poster, a soundtrack CD, and premium packaging. Note that, while the game is on a DVD, Steam is required for activation.

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PC News

Halo 5: Guardians – Warzone Firefight goes live for free, trailer up

Halo 5 Guardians (Xbox One) Warzone Firefight Launch Announcement - Screenshot 6

Halo 5: Guardians’ eighth, and according to 343 the largest, free content update has gone live. Warzone Firefight includes two armor sets, three maps, customization options, the Halo 2 Beam rifle, the UNSC air vehicle, and a Forge canvas, Tidal. Additionally, players can tackle the new Score Attack mode in the campaign and Warzone Firefight online. A limited-time promo also kicks off today, the Firefight REQ Reward program, which bestows a Gold REQ Pack to everyone who plays Guardians. Ten are available, the remaining being unlocked by playing in Warzone Firefight. As previously mentioned, Halo 5: Guardians is free to download for Gold members from today until July 5, and the full version is 50% off via Xbox Store.

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Xbox One News