Gwent, the card game that sprung out of The Witcher into its own series, is getting an expansion later this month. Crimson Curse is the name of a new DLC pack that will introduce vampires, and everything that has to do with them, into the game.
The third and final expansion for Shovel Knight has been revealed at the Nindies Summer Showcase. As previously announced, King of Cards will feature King Knight as the playable character and will see a new card-based mechanic introduced to shakeup the gameplay somewhat.
City building simulator Cities: Skylines is set to receive an eco-friendly expansion pack entitled Green Cities DLC. The pack will give players the chance to make their own cities more environmentally conscious. It will include 350 new items, such as organic shops and markets, as well as new options for energy and policy services.
EA and DICE have unveiled the upcoming downloadable content that will be coming to Battlefield 1 in the coming months. The first piece of content is the They Shall Not Pass pack that is due to release this month, which will be followed by three more pieces of content over the following months.
In what is a first for The Legend of Zelda franchise, Nintendo has confirmed that Breath of the Wild will get post-launch downloadable content. The significant expansion was revealed when the company announced that they would be selling a season pass for the DLC, taking many by surprise as the publisher has largely avoided adding extra content to their games via paid downloads.
The latest expansion for Blizzard’s trading card game, Hearthstone, is due to launch this week. Mean Streets of Gadgetza will be available to download from December 1 according to the company’s own Twitter account.
The return of the Rock Band series last year, alongside the latest Guitar Hero, heralded the return of the music genre that was once a billion dollar industry. However, the bottom soon fell out of the plastic instrument market thanks to oversaturation. With new releases coming at a rate of more than one a year, the appetite for additional games simply fell away.
The latest expansion for Destiny, Rise of Iron, has outperformed the original vanilla release of the game. According to sales data released by Activision, Destiny: Rise of Iron generation $59.1 million in digital revenue in September. That’s some almost $13 million more revenue that the base game made when it originally launched in September 2014.
EA is set to allow players of Star Wars Battlefront to try out the upcoming Bespin DLC for free before its release. According to the publisher, anyone who has the game and an active Xbox Live Gold or PlayStation Plus membership will be able to download a trial of the new content between the 19th and 21st of August and then again between the 12th and 18th of September.
When Bungie first announced the new expansion for Destiny, Rise of Iron, they revealed that the DLC expansion would only be available on Xbox One and PlayStation 4. Players on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 would have to sit this particular piece of content out, despite being able to purchase and play every piece of previous DLC.
While Destiny wasn’t exactly met with outstanding critical acclaim when it first released, it has continued to have a dedicated fan following who regularly play the game. Even these players though have come to bemoan the lack of new content that has made its way to the title to keep it from getting stale.
Halo 5: Guardians won’t be receiving any sort of campaign downloadable content, as developer 343 Industries wants to focus on other aspects of the game for expansions. Studio head Josh Holmes has explained in an interview with Red Bull that although the team is interested in finding new ways to get players involved in the world of Halo, they don’t have any plans to do that with further story content for the newly released shooter.