Alongside Uncharted 3, was Naughty Dog released the Fortune Hunters’ Club DLC Season’s pass to mixed reactions. With that announcement in October, they provided information on how DLC was going to be rolled out and now, in the second month of 2012, Naughty Dog is announcing another release of DLC content to their users.
Continuing the trend of providing users with game content to keep interest levels high, Naughty Dog is hard at work providing their Uncharted 3 client base with a constant stream of DLC updates. Naughty Dog’s Community Strategist Eric Monacelli took to the PlayStation blog and made a few DLC announcements.
Available February 7th, 2012 is the new Fort Co-Op adventure DLC. This new co-op mode allows users to control Uncharted villains in a story that expands on the mystery of the Janus head statue from the co-op campaign on the disc. The playable villains include Zoran Lazarevic, Eddy Raja, and Harry Flynn. Having these classic villains join forces may provide a welcome break from the Drake/Sully formula that we’ve all become accustomed to.
Monacelli also announced the release of three new multiplayer skin packs: these include the Rogues Skin Pack 1 and Rogues Skin Pack 2, and the Doughnut Skin Pack. It’s like Naughty Dog KNOWS that we want to see our favourite characters bloated and waddling through a team deathmatch warzone like a bunch of Kirbys with guns. The Doughnut Skin Pack might just be a hit.
Fans of Uncharted 2 multiplayer action will see some familiar territory when the Flashback Map Pack 2 DLC launches on February 21, 2012. The four maps included in the DLC are Village, Plaza, Temple and Trainwreck. Like the map pack before it, these maps have been polished with new lighting and particles effects.
All announced DLC packs are available for free to Fortune Hunters’ Club members. While these DLC packs can be purchased individually, for only $24.99 the Fortune Hunters’ Club provides a great bargain to its members. Members reap savings of over 60% on the 14 Uncharted 3 DLC packs, and new members receive all currently released and upcoming DLC. These just announced DLC packs total to over $20, so the membership may be a great alternative if you’re in the market.
- February 7, 2012 -Fort Co-Op Adventure: $5.99
- February 7, 2012 —Doughnut Skin Pack: $1.99
- February 7, 2012 —Rogues Skin Pack 1: $2.99
- February 7, 2012 — Rogues Skin Pack 2: $2.99
- February 21, 2012 — Flashback Map Pack 2: $9.99
Eric Monacelli also mentioned that they have some surprises to announce following this wave of February DLC updates. The only hint given was in the form of a black and white image of a flaming face (shown below). The face doesn’t look entirely human … but does look eerily familiar for some reason. Did Zoran Lazarevic and a Locust mate? What does it mean? We will just have to wait and see.
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