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The Next Wasteland 3 Expansion Introduces The Cult Of The Holy Detonation

A new dungeon-crawling adventure is coming to Inxile's apocalyptic strategy game.


The next downloadable expansion for Wasteland 3 has been unveiled, and it will send players to war against a dangerous new group, The Cult of the Holy Detonation.

The expansion was revealed during Xbox's Gamescom livestream, and it takes place in a top secret military base built deep inside Colorado's Cheyenne Mountain. Two warring factions are fighting over a massive ball of radiation, known to the groups as the Holy Detonation, and the players must navigate through the base in order to survive.

The expansion was built as a "Wasteland-style dungeon crawler" according to the stream, focusing more on completing objectives and less on simply engaging enemies in combat. New friendly characters will be introduced as well, including a giant hulking mutant called Proteus who is actually quite approachable.

Wasteland 3: The Cult of the Holy Detonation will launch October 5 on both Xbox consoles and PC as part of the game's Expansion Pass. A new all-in-one package for Wasteland 3, called the Colorado Collection, will also launch October 5 and include the core game, the first expansion The Battle of Steeltown, and The Cult of the Holy Detonation.

More news is on the way from Gamescom, with the biggest event set to be Opening Night Live on August 25.

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