Motion Twin and Evil Empire announce a February 11th release date for The Bad
, the recently announced DLC for Dead Cells
, the roguelike
metroidvania action/platformer. "This is the first paid extension to the game
after sixteen major free updates, content additions and overhauls since Dead
Cells hit Steam Early Access in 2017," explains Joan Blachere of Evil Empire.
"And there are still a butt-load of things we’re planning to add to the game."
They celebrate the news with a new
Here's are the details:
Once the DLC is released into the wild, players
will be introduced to new path choices in the early game, ensuring that all
players, no matter their level, will be able to experience crushing new ways to
die. With two new biomes inhabited by their own distinctive bestiary, The
Arboretum, a lush paradise to deceivingly adorable creatures, and The Swamp,
where an overgrown arboreal settlement inhabited by ambushing blow gunners and
spear wielders is your only escape from the gargantuan purple ticks that reign
uncontested on the ground. Bleh.
Triumphing over the numerous perils means you will be rewarded with a
conceptually unique armoury, including the first double slot weapon as well as a
very dedicated and loyal mushroom companion. Of course, vengeance visited upon
the monsters and conquering the challenging new biomes that once slowed you down
is its own reward, but a few new weapons never hurt