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Play as Alucard in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 Revelations DLC

[UPDATE] Konami confirms and dates its Lords of Shadow 2 DLC.

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[UPDATE] Konami has confirmed that the Revelations DLC for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 will be released on March 25. The content will cast players as Alucard in a storyline that takes place before the events of Lords of Shadow 2 itself. The content will be available across Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC, though pricing will be announced at a later date.

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Data files contained within Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 suggest that the title will a receive DLC content, possibly titled Revelations, which casts players as series favourite Alucard.

"Play as Alucard in this extensive add on for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2," reads info mined from the game's files by All Games Beta. "The immersive story is expanded further as new branches of the plot are uncovered, along with rich new environments and challenging puzzles. Fight creatures of darkness and discover the true extent of Alucard's involvement in Dracula's story, his deal with death and his fight against Satan. Experience a whole new aspect of the thrilling conclusion to the 'Lords of Shadow' saga, including some enlightening revelations!"

In the Lords of Shadow series, Alucard is actually Trevor Belmont, the son of corrupted Lords of Shadows 1 and 2 protagonist Gabriel Belmont, who is turned into a vampire during 3DS spinoff Lords of Shadow - Mirror of Fate.

Alucard is also a favourite of the Castlevania series, and was the star of what is arguably the series' high point: Castlevania: Symphony of the Night on the original PlayStation 1.

GameSpot has contacted Konami for more information.

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 was released on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC last week. "Regardless of your experience with the saga, if you have the patience to get through the rough start, you'll discover a much better game waiting for you on the other side," wrote Peter Brown in GameSpot's Lords of Shadow 2 review.

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