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Killzone Shadow Fall 'Insurgent Pack' paid DLC expansion revealed

Multiplayer add-on brings new soldier class, weapons, abilities and more

Guerrilla Games has unveiled its first paid DLC expansion for Killzone Shadow Fall, titled 'The Insurgent Pack'.

The add-on, due for release in April for €9.99/$9.99 (no additional cost to Season Pass holders), brings a significant selection of new content, including a new Insurgent soldier class (pictured below), new abilities, three new weapons, a new harder 'Elite' difficulty mode for the single-player campaign, new online collectibles, trophies and a new Insurgent skin pack.

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Here's the full official list of The Insurgent Pack content:

The Insurgent - a brand new class with two unique abilities: Hack and Steal.

  • The insurgent starts with just a pistol and his wits about him. As vulnerable as he is, he can slowly build up his arsenal in the game by using [Steal] to steal weapons and abilities from downed enemies, which enables him to use those weapons throughout the game, even if he falls in combat. By Using [Hack] he can change enemy ground automata into friendlies, turning the tide of battle quite swiftly.

    3 New Abilities - The Scout, Support and Assault also get additional abilities
  • E-Pulse emitter - a deployable beacon that sends out an e-pulse making it difficult for enemy units to install automata in that area
  • Tactical Echo emitter - a deployable beacon that send out a Tactical Echo from a fixed location making the area hard to infiltrate by hidden enemy units
  • Guard Drone - The Assault gets a stationary Buddy drone; deploy it in one place and it guards the location from a ground level.

    3 New Weapons - Welcome old friends and new with this pack of weapons for the Scout, Assault and Support:
  • M82 - the classic assault rifle of choice from Killzone 2 and 3 is back!
  • L512 SMG Pistol - this amazing machine pistol makes your tactical secondary weapon of choice that much more punch
  • Sta14 Rifle - The sniper rifle of many battles past adds to your long distance sniping arsenal.

    New Single Player Elite Mode - The nightmarish difficulty of Elite Mode will test the hardest of warriors
  • 3 lives, Hard difficulty, and the Shadowfall campaign to test your mettle.

    New Online Collectibles Mode - Find the online collectibles crates in game for rewards
  • A limited set of collectible crates will spawn only for Insurgent Expansion holders, one per match for a limited time. Collect one and earn extra points in game, collect more and stand to win rewards in game.

    Insurgent Personalisation Pack
  • 1 OWL Skin
  • 3 Spotlight Moves
  • 1 Voice Over pack containing HGH and VSA battle chatter voices

    New Challenges and Trophies
  • All this content comes with its own set of Challenges and Trophies to unlock. Trophy details will be released soon.

The Insurgent Pack will be the first paid DLC expansion for Killzone Shadow Fall, since the developer pledged to release all DLC map packs for free to everyone who owns the game.

The first of those free DLC maps, The Hangar and The Cruiser, were released this week. The developer is also this week offering open access to Killzone Shadow Fall's multiplayer mode for free to all PS4 owners.

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