Earlier today 2K and Gearbox Software announced that Alani, the first of five new and free characters coming to Battleborn, will release on May 31st on Xbox One. If you’re a season pass holder then you get her added dot your roster a week earlier on the 24th. Alani is a member of the Eldrid faction who was raised as a healer but forced to be a warrior, and is all that remains of her order after Rendain’s Jennerit Imperium stole the oceans from her world. As a warrior from a planet with vast seas, Alani’s attacks and abilities revolve around her power to control water to dish out pain, or heal her fellow Battleborn.
Additionally, this weekend Gearbox and 2K are hosting a Battleborn double XP event, running from Friday 20th at 8am PDT to Wednesday 25th at 8am PDT, allowing players to earn twice the experience points from all story mode episodes and competitive multiplayer.
We’ll see you on the battlefield, fellow Battleborn.
Later on the today during the 7AM PDT maintenance window (3PM GMT), Perfect World Entertainment & Cryptic Studios have announced that Neverwinter: Rise of Tiamat will be available on Xbox One. The content update will be released alongside an update that aim to improve player experience across the board. These include an onscreen mini-map, performance upgrades, adjustments to queuing and more.
Neverwinter players may now explore the all-new Well of Dragons adventure zone while battling the harbingers of Tiamat, queen of the dragons, in the first of five free expansions Xbox One players can expect in 2015 at no additional cost.
Neverwinter: Rise of Tiamat follows the events of Neverwinter: Tyranny of Dragons campaign and the recent Siege of Neverwinter event. Along with new quests and heroic encounters on the path to completing the final chapters of the Tyranny of Dragons campaign, players can anticipate the upcoming 25-player battle with five-headed draconic goddess Tiamat.
With Neverwinter being one of the first MMORPGs to come to the Xbox One, we wanted to ensure that our game lives up to the idea of a living world. Rise of Tiamat is just the beginning of our continued support for our game on consoles as we look to deliver more dungeons, dragons and game optimizations that our players want.
said Rob Overmeyer, executive producer of Neverwinter. You can read our full interview with Rob Overmeyer here.
EA Access subscribers will be pleased to hear that EA has added even more content to its already bargain-filled service.
The subscription service already grants players free access to Battlefield 4 and its first batch of downloadable content but for a limited time only, players will be able to download the Second Assault pack free of charge.
You have from now until 28th February 2015 to grab the content which includes four new maps, five new achievements, five new weapons and two new vehicles to play around with.
So, what’re you waiting for EA Access subscribers? Get downloading!
The latest update on Rockstar’s plans for Max Payne 3 DLC through the summer and fall has been detailed. In addition to the FREE Disorganized Crime Pack coming this August, consolidated content from the remaining five packs have been divided into three larger packs, with the content from the previously announced New York Minute Co-Op Pack and Trickle Down Economics Map Pack now spread across these upcoming releases. (keep up) Continue reading Free Max Payne 3 DLC This Month and Other DLC Changes→
Modern Warfare 3 is set to receive a free multiplayer map – Terminal – a previously well-played offering from Modern Warfare 2. If you can’t remember it, think of the controversial airport scene within the main campaign. It’s not known if this will be freely available to everyone when it drops or part of the Elite Subscription service first. Continue reading Modern Warfare 3 – Free MW2 Terminal Map Coming Soon→