MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries - Legend of the Kestrel Lancers Released

Legend of the Kestrel Lancers is now available, offering the promised expansion for MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries. This is available via the Epic Games Store,, and Steam. Here's a launch trailer to celebrate the news with a look at what to expect. But there's something in this for all owners of the mech action game, as it comes along with a free "Melee" update for them. Here's word on this chance to go all Pacific Rim on your opponents: "For the first time, players can now damage enemy ‘Mechs with their ‘Mech fists, directing punches to target the enemy right…in…the…face! The addition of close-quarters combat is especially effective attack option when a ‘Mech is running hot." Here's more on the add-on:
Set during the “4th Succession War,” one of the most famous conflicts in the BattleTech universe, Legend of the Kestrel Lancers offers a story-focused campaign that finds players on the frontlines of battle with 14 campaign missions featuring unique mechanics, authored missions, custom dialogue, and cinematics. During their journey, players will experience All-Out-War scenarios with large-scale expansive combat in seven new questlines that include 10 new battle scenarios. Megacity Urban Combat, featuring massive destructible environments and procedurally generated city blocks, return at a significantly larger scale than anything previously seen in the MechWarrior 5: Mercenaries series. In addition, players can look forward to wreaking havoc across new Megacity, Jungle, and Tourmaline Desert Biomes – as well as new Garrisons, including Orbital Guns and a new ‘Mech Factory, featuring the series’ first indoor play space. Of course, players can also look forward to a ton of new options for customizing their ‘Mechs with 23 new Mech Variants and new Patterns to collect.