Rise of the Tomb Raider might have landed on PC a little after its Xbox One debut, but at least we’re keeping pace with the DLC, the last of which comes out later this month.
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Cold Darkness Awakened takes Lara to a decommissioned Cold War facility in Siberia where a mysterious disease “transforms men into blood-thirsty, mindless killers.” So you’ll be fighting off zombie dudes, basically.
These zombie dudes will come at you in increasingly dangerous waves as you scurry about and scavenge equipment to fight them off. So horde mode, basically.
The DLC also includes the Ushanka outfit, which reduces Lara’s damage from melee attacks, the devastating Voidhammer shotgun, and the Cold Darkness Awakened Card Pack which includes over 15 new Expedition Cards.
It might just be me, but this is a bit disappointing as a final expansion to a brilliant game. Nobody buys Tomb Raider for its combat. Sure, it’s solid enough, but we want sweeping vistas, tight platforming and, you know, tombs. Ah well.
Cold Darkness Awakened will drop on March 29, as part of the Rise of the Tomb Raider Season Pass. Previous releases include Endurance Mode and the story-driven Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch, as well as outfits, weapons, expedition cards,