Koch Media finally announces the release of Rise of the Tomb Raider in version PlayStation 4 for next 11 October, with the title of Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration.
The title of Crystal Dynamics e SQUARE ENIX will shed light on the Sony console with a series of novelties, including the Stoicism Co-op mode, an unprecedented chapter, and support for PlayStation VR. All DLC versions of the Xbox One and PC will be included in the basic package.
RISE OF THE TOMB RAIDER: 20 YEAR CELEBRATION AVAILABLE FROM 11 OCTOBER
The latest Rise of the Tomb Raider experience features a new story chapter, a new Co-op Stoicism mode, a Limited Edition Art Book and in-game content honoring classic Lara Croft games
Crystal Dynamics® and Square Enix® continue the celebration of the 20 years of Lara Croft®, the iconic heroine of the videogames world, which includes fans all over the world, announcing that Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration ™ 11 October 2016 for PlayStation®4 will be available. Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration it will contain the award-winning Rise of the Tomb Raider®, a completely new chapter titled "Blood Ties", a new Co-op Stoicism mode, PlayStation VR support for "Blood Ties", all previous DLCs, additional outfits, weapons and Expedition Cards. This Limited Edition of the game will also contain a limited edition art book.
Except VR support, all new content of Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration will also be available for Xbox One and PC players. Current season Pass holders on Xbox One and PC will automatically receive the content at no additional cost and, over time, existing Season Passs will be updated to include the new content. There is no Season Pass on PlayStation 4, as all content is included in the initial release.
“The studio is celebrating with all Tomb Raider® fans, thanking them for always being present on Lara's 20-year journey,” said Scot Amos, co-Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics. "The team has packed surprises, new stories, and the most requested special features into this XNUMX Year Celebration Edition."
"Blood Ties," a new DLC premium, brings players to explore the Croft Manor in a new story mode; to defend him from a zombie invasion in "Lara's Nightmare". When Lara's uncle challenges the Manor property, Lara has to explore the property to find evidence that she is the legitimate heir or lose her father's right of birth and secrets forever. Players must then test their zombie killer abilities in rewritable mode "Lara's Nightmare": a Croft Maneuver in which players are faced with new challenges to free him from a demonic presence.
In addition, support for PlayStation VR enables players to unlock the mysteries of the Croft Manor in person.
"This year we celebrate 20 years of the iconic Lara Croft," commented Ron Rosenberg, co-Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics. "This gave us the perfect opportunity to provide a new Tomb Raider experience. With the addition of PlayStation VR support, you can play in the world of Lara seeing it through its eyes for the first time in the history of the franchise. "
For the first time in a Tomb Raider game, a new online co-op expansion to the Stoicism mode brings fans to live together in a brutal desert experience. Two players will have to ally to survive the harsh day conditions and lethal enemies of the night. Fire needs fuel, food resets health and every resource must be hunted, collected or created craftily. Fight to be on top of the charts because others will try to beat you in the longest run for survival.
Working with the longtime partner Nixxes Software, the development team has also created many additions that celebrate the releases of Tomb Raider over the years, including a revised version of the Cold Outfit and the Hailstorm gun that Lara wore in "Tomb Raider III". A special Lara classic card pack will allow fans to rethink the game with five classic Lara models taken from previous games over the years, including the original Lara model from which everything started in 1996.
At the special request of the most ferocious fans, the game has become even more gritty with the new, brutal setting "Extreme Survivor". This new level of difficulty takes on the Survivor difficulty and brings you to the extreme starting from eliminating all the checkpoints from the game. The only way to save on the game is to get enough resources for the camp.
All DLCs made available earlier will be included, including the additional story of three hours Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch, Cold Darkness Awakened, where players have to fight against waves of infected predators, 12 DLC outfits, 7 DLC weapons, beyond 35 Expedition Card and much more.
Rise of the Tomb Raider, currently available for Xbox One, Xbox 360 and PC, is one of the most celebrated games of last year. The game has been nominated for more than 75 award, winning 27. Rise of the Tomb Raider he was also nominated for nine DICE Awards, more than any other 2015 title.