Ghostrunner might be releasing a serious new DLC enlargement in early 2022, IGN can completely reveal. After teasing it because the “Final DLC” final week, Ghostrunner’s builders took the wraps off the brand new content material as we speak, revealing that it’s a story-driven enlargement that includes a serious character from the core recreation.
Titled Project_Hel, the brand new DLC will you within the footwear of Hel, one of many unique recreation’s trickiest bosses. Within the Project_Hel DLC, she might be a combat-oriented character designed to attraction to “new gamers and veterans,” and can function her personal skill development system.
Project_Hel’s story will span six missions, following Hel as she descends Dharma Tower. It can additionally embody new enemies, bosses, and 6 new tracks from digital musician Daniel Deluxe. It was initially deliberate as a smaller piece of DLC, however finally grew right into a “full-blown Ghostrunner expertise.”
Along with the brand new story, 505 Video games is planning a free cosmetics bundle. The Vacation Pack will embody a number of festive swords and matching gloves, and might be out there December 7.
In our unique Ghostrunner evaluate, we known as it a “speedrunner’s dream” when it launched final yr. “Chances are you’ll die a whole lot of occasions, however instantaneous respawns and beneficiant checkpointing be certain that Ghostrunner’s difficult fight and platforming by no means change into a chore,” reviewer Mitchell Saltzman opined.
Since then 505 Video games has introduced Ghostrunner 2, a sequel being developed for PS5, Xbox Collection X|S, and PC.
When Project_Hel is launched, will probably be the most important piece of Ghostrunner DLC up to now. Gamers can join an early personal beta that may happen earlier than launch, with members being included in Project_Hel’s credit.
Project_Hel will price $14.99, and can launch on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Collection X|S, Nintendo Swap, Amazon Luna, and PC on January 27.
Kat Bailey is a Senior Information Editor at IGN