Ghostrunner plans to release a major new DLC extension in early 2022, and IGN can reveal it exclusively. After making fun of it as “Ultimate DLC” last week, Ghostrunner developers unwrapped the new content today, revealing that it’s a story-driven extension featuring key characters in the core game.
The new DLC, titled Project_Hel, puts you in the position of Hel, one of the trickiest bosses in the original game. At Project_Hel DLC, she is a combat-oriented character designed to appeal to “new players and veterans” and has her own ability progression system.
Ghostrunner DLC-Holiday Pack
The story of Project_Hel spans six missions that follow as Hel descends the Dharma Tower. It also includes six new tracks from new enemies, bosses, and electronic musician Daniel Deluxe. Initially planned as a small part of the DLC, it eventually grew into a “real Ghostrunner experience.”
In addition to the new story, 505 Games is planning a free cosmetics bundle. The Holiday Pack will include several festive swords and matching gloves and will be available on December 7th.
In our first Ghostrunner review, when it was launched last year, we called it a “speedrunner’s dream.” “You may die hundreds of times, but instant respawns and generous checkpoints don’t clutter Ghostrunner’s challenging combat and platform,” said reviewer Mitchell Salzmann. ..
Since then, 505 Games has announced Ghostrunner 2, a sequel being developed for the PS5, Xbox Series X | S, and PC.
With the release of Project_Hel, it will be Ghostrunner DLC’s biggest ever work. Players can sign up for an early private beta that will take place before the release, with participants included in the Project_Hel credits.
Project_Hel is priced at $ 14.99 and will be released on PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X | S, Nintendo Switch, Amazon Luna and PC on January 27th.
Kat Bailey is IGN’s Senior News Editor.