New Dauntless Update Adds Volcanoes And Lava Monsters

New content for the Monster Hunter-esque game will see players hunting fiery new monsters on a tropical island.

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Dauntless’s latest update is available now, adding a brand new Escalation quest that features the game’s biggest Behemoth yet.

The free-to-play game is often compared to Monster Hunter, with a focus on building epic loot from materials dropped by the epic beasts you can hunt. The newest update adds fiery versions of some of the game’s existing Behemoths, as well as a brand new monster as the boss of the gauntlet-like Escalation quest.

The update also adds new legendary weapons, armor and amps, as well as a new Hunt Pass called Searing Talons with even more exclusive gear. The Hunt Pass adds extra bonuses for players who pay for the Elite upgrade, as well as offering the ability to pay to skip through the levels for easier loot.

Scorched Earth is the game’s first big update since developers Phoenix Labs were acquired by Singapore gaming giant Garena, the company behind mobile battle royale game Free Fire.

Dauntless is available for free on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, and Nintendo Switch, with its PC version available on the Epic Game Store. A mobile version is also in the works.

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