Street Fighter V won’t have an in-depth story mode when it launches on February 16, but Capcom’s announced a “cinematic expansion” coming next June for free. It’ll apparently go “deep” into the series’ mythology, taking place between the events of Street Fighter IV and Street Fighter III.
The next expansion for Paradox’s city builder, Cities: Skylines, is called Snowfall. Announced today, the addon will introduce a weather system and a temperature mechanic to the game, along with a couple new public transportation options, like trams. Snowfall will be out on PC “later this year.”
LEGO Marvel Avengers is a massive game packed with iconic comic book characters. It’ll just be a bit more massive on PlayStation 3 and 4 when it launches later this month. And with Ant-Man involved, a bit smaller as well.
Lara Croft really didn’t have to worry about eating or staying warm in the main portion of Rise of the Tomb Raider. Oh, she got cold sometimes but you knew it wasn’t going to kill her. But, in the new Endurance add-on for her latest game, Lara Croft can freeze to death or die if she hasn’t eaten for a while. Like she…
Whether it’s a good old-fashioned expansion pack or modern DLC, spinning additional content for already-released games has been a standard practice in the industry for decades. But the best expansions do more than simply add a few extra hours of the same game for you to play.
The newest unlockable Batman costume in Arkham Knight doesn’t want your money. It wants your time, Caped Crusader. You don’t just have to complete the game to get it. You have to complete it at 240%.
The final story-centric add-on for Batman: Arkham Knight throws multiple archvillains at the Dark Knight when it comes out on December 22. And the Season of Infamy is apparently taking some cues from Arkham Asylum, the first Batman game from dev studio Rocksteady.
In October, we reported that Destiny would be ditching the DLC plan for year two, replacing big downloadable content packs with cosmetic microtransactions and free missions. Two months later, Bungie’s finally confirmed it.
The next slate of Mortal Kombat X characters includes Texas Chainsaw Massacre’s Leatherface, Alien’s xenomorph, Bo Rai Cho, and Tri-Borg. Bo Rai Cho is described as “master of the drunken fist” and Tri-Borg is a mashup of Cyrax, Sektor, and Robot Smoke. They’re arriving “first quarter of 2016.”
Lara Croft’s next challenge will be coming from the realm of creepy old fairytales. The Baba Yaga: Season of the Witch DLC for Rise of the Tomb Raider comes out next month.
Star Wars: Battlefront’s Battle of Jakku downloadable content is now live for preorder customers, giving Star Wars fans their first taste of The Force Awakens. As it turns out, it tastes a lot like Tatooine.
Batman: Arkham Knight’s latest add-ons focus on Catwoman and Robin, with both characters taking on Gotham’s bad guys in the aftermath of the game’s ending. Is it worth dusting off this summer’s latest Bat-game? Not really.
When Techland announced its Dying Light expansion, The Following, it was going to cost $15 for anyone who wanted it outside the season pass. Today, the developer announced the DLC’s price is increasing to $20, but there’s still time to get it at the old price, and anyone who already bought the season pass is safe.
Alongside Star Wars: Battlefront’s pricey $50 season pass, EA says it’s going to be releasing “new maps” for free “in the coming months.” Most people seem to dig Battlefront, with the game’s biggest problem being a lack of content.
It’s always been confusing to access the downloadable content in the Souls games, and this tradition continues with Bloodborne. It’s not as arcane as it was in the past, but there are steps you should be aware of—it’s not just a menu.
One of 2015’s biggest surprises, Rocket League, is getting a significant update in December, with a new map that will radically change how you play the game.
If you’re a Blood Bowl 2 player wondering why some armor colors were removed from the game and turned into paid DLC, know that’s a mistake. “We’re aware of the store content issue caused by the latest patch and are working quickly to resolve it,” the game’s developer, Cyanide, told me.
Retro RTS fans, take note: the African Kingdoms expansion for Age of Empires II HD hits at the end of the week. Here’s what that’ll entail.