CASTITHAN CHARGE PACK Introduces New Content for All Players, New Playable Species, Epic Story Missions, Incredible Weapons and Fresh Game Modes
REDWOOD CITY, Calif. – Aug. 13, 2013 – Trion Worlds, the leading publisher and developer of premium games for the connected era, announced today that the highly anticipated Castithan Charge Pack, the first major add-on content for online open world shooter Defiance will be available for download on the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, the PlayStation®3 system and Windows® PC beginning on August 20, 2013. The Castithan Charge Pack is rated M for Mature by the Entertainment Software Ratings Board and will cost $9.99/800 Microsoft Points on the Xbox Live® online entertainment network for Xbox 360. Those who have subscribed to a Defiance Season Pass will get this first add-on content pack as part of their subscription.
The Castithan Charge Pack is unlike any other add-on content on the market, as it benefits all players in Defiance, allowing them to experience the evolution of the game together. While the free game content will be released to the entire Defiance player base, the Castithan Charge Pack provides players exclusive access to new story missions, gameplay rewards, vehicles, customization enhancements and more.
As the new add-on content pack goes live, the following additions will be made to the game for all players, regardless of whether they have purchased the new content:
- New Charge Weapons – shotguns, sniper rifles and pistols
- Sieges – a new type of dynamic content mode that combines Capture-and-Hold control points with kill scores, as enemies invade various mission locations, forcing players to band together to hold them off
- New Monolith Major Arkfall – highly challenging arkfall event with a tough new boss and loot
- Military Academy – a new player-versus-player capture and hold map
- Duels Game Mode – challenge your friends online in one-on-one combat
- Additional in-game changes, including newly enhanced map, and new chat window
Players who purchase the Castithan Charge Pack will receive access to the following:
- Play as the alien Castithan Species – create a new character or change your existing one
- New Battle Arena Game Mode – an instanced single player “horde mode”-style game that opens up a new story mission line, Castithan Charge Blade weapon and in-game item
- Unique version of the Raptor – a new four passenger truck designed to help small groups of Ark Hunters to quickly traverse the terraformed Bay Area
- Unique Castithan outfit
- New Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3 system Achievements and Trophies
For more information on Defiance, please visit www.Defiance.com.
In Defiance, players embark on a journey into a futuristic online open world shooter where the survival of Earth relies on their skills as an Ark Hunter, as they level up in massive co-op battles and fierce multiplayer combat. Players can also hunt alone while improving skills and unlocking powerful modern and alien weaponry that is essential for survival in the constantly evolving online world. Defiance invites gamers to explore vast landscapes on a variety of vehicles while leading the charge in huge co-op battles. Immerse yourself in the world of Defiance as the game impacts, and is impacted by, the Defiance TV series on Syfy.