Konami will release the first downloadable content (DLC) for Metal Gear Rising: Revenegeance later this month for both PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360.
Released in February to huge critical acclaim, Metal Gear Rising: Revenegeance marked the collaboration between Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames. The all-action epic, takes the renowned Metal Gear franchise into new territory with its mix of action and epic storytelling. The game features Raiden as its central character a former child soldier transformed into a cyborg ninja, and equipped with his signature High-Frequency Blade and the three new DLC elements further showcase the rich characters the game boasts.
The first European DLC pack comprises the eagerly-awaited ‚’VR Missions’, wherein Raiden’s many attacks and stealth skills are challenged in a series of virtual reality environments. Designed to complement previously-released VR Missions seen in previous entries to the Metal Gear Solid series, the VR Missions DLC will add 30 new missions to the Metal Gear Rising: Revenegeance VR Missions menu. Each new mission is designed to test the player’s reactions, movement and fighting skills.
These will be followed soon after by two story-based DLC chapters. ‚’Jetstream’ centres on the side-story of Sam, and features him as a playable character for the first time, while the ‚’Blade Wolf’ pack focuses on Raiden’s enigmatic side-kick and its unique story. Both packs expand on the backgrounds of these two key characters, and provide origin stories that segue seamlessly into the main game.
All three packs will be available for both PlayStation¬Æ3 and Xbox 360¬Æ, the ‚’VR Missions’ DLC is priced 2.49 Euro or 240 Microsoft Points.