Dead Space 3 Awakened DLC out March 12
First expansion for action-horror game hits Xbox Live, PSN, and Origin next week for $10.
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Dead Space 3's Awakened downloadable content will arrive March 12 on Xbox Live, PlayStation Network, and Origin for PC worldwide for $10, according to a report from Polygon. The content will be made available in Europe one day later.
Awakened is set directly after the main game, and adds several hours of content to the Dead Space 3 campaign, featuring single-player and co-play gameplay. In addition, new weapon parts and circuits will be made available from the main game, the site reports.
The Awakened expansion for Dead Space 3 introduces players to the franchise's "darkest chapters," EA said in February. Visceral Games general manager Steve Papoutsis said Awakened will represent some of the "most disturbing content [players] have ever seen in a Dead Space game."
GameSpot's Dead Space 3 review praised the game's weapon crafting system, sense of atmosphere, environmental variety, and new co-op option, but lamented its story and certain gameplay sequences. For more, check out GameSpot's full review.
A recent report claimed EA had put the Dead Space series to rest after poor sales of Dead Space 3. EA addressed the suggestion, calling it "patently false."