Brink: Free DLC details, lag fix patch released

Bethesda reveals contents of promised upcoming DLC

Bethesda has revealed the contents of the Brink's first major downloadable content pack, which is decided to offer for free after the issues that plagued that game's launch.


Splash Damage announced earlier this month that it had decided to offer the first DLC expansion for Brink for free as a show of "appreciation for your support" through recent issues with the title. The update is titled 'Agents of Change', and will feature new maps, weapon attachments, player abilities, character outfits and raises the player level cap to 24 (full list below).

The developer has also released the patch it promised last week, which should tackle the lag issues that have players have been complaining about since the game hit shop shelves.

The Agents of Change DLC will be out in June. Here's the full content list:

New Maps

Founders' Tower - The revolution finally reaches the island's iconic spire and takes the battle for the Ark to dizzying heights.
Labs - Venture into the depths of the Ark's original research and development laboratories, a submerged high-tech facility so far untouched by the civil war.

New Player Abilities

UAV - This stealthy and lethal device allows Operatives to automatically mark nearby enemies on their radar. For more explosive fun, they can even take direct control of the UAV and detonate it near unsuspecting foes.
Napalm Grenade - Soldiers can use this new grenade to cover an area in a sea of deadly flames.
Pyro Mine - Engineers can plant these mines and leave enemies in the epicenter of a massive napalm explosion.
Field Regen Unit - Medics can deploy these units to increase the health regeneration of any nearby teammates.
Tactical Scanner - This universal ability allows players to reveal the active buffs of their opponents, allowing them to pick off enemies more strategically.

New Weapon Attachments

Bayonets - Gain the edge in melee combat and cause extra damage with these deadly blades.
Weapon Shields - Take cover from enemy fire and prevent headshot bonus damage behind riot-style shields.

New Character Outfits

The Sad Punk - Add a touch of Steampunk to your Resistance character.
The Limey - Bring order to the Ark with this outfit inspired by traditional European police.