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Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 DLC may have playable Alucard

References to new content found in game files

Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 may allow players to take control of Alucard, according to information extracted from the main game's text files.


Reportedly discovered by CS.RIN.RU user UbiSergei, the information indicates the game will offer the opportunity to "play as Alucard" and "discover the true extent of Alucard's involvement".

"Play as Alucard in this extensive add on for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2," reads the description. "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!"

Released late in February, Lords of Shadow 2 is the final chapter in Gabriel Belmont's three game story arc. In our Castlevania - Lords of Shadow 2 review, we said the game "bites off more than it can chew by trying to cater for too many".

Our reviewer said: "Just as Gabriel was wrong to answer the call of fate, so MercurySteam should know to tread its own course, instead of swaying to satisfy the Castlevania old guard. In trying to be all things to all people it offers less to those that loved it for what it was. Forget the dead family and vampiric curse - that's the true tragedy of this Dracula."

See what other critics think of the game in our Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 review round-up.