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Nintendo announces additional DLC packs for Hyrule Warriors

The new hack and slash title from Team Ninja and Omega Studios, Hyrule Warriors is set to hit North-American shelves the following days. Game publisher, Nintendo confirmed that the game will be getting a series of DLCs which will feature new maps, characters, and a brand new arsenal of weapons. The players will be able to embrace the armors of dozens of Hyrule warriors in the upcoming DLC packs, as Nintendo announced. On top of this, the players will be able to enjoy other three new characters for free, in addition to the 1.3 update, which is scheduled for September 30 in Japan. Given the fact that the game is not out yet in North America, an official date for this release has not been disclosed.

Upon the launch of the above mentioned update, Japanese gamers will be able to purchase the four Hyrule Warriors DLC packs at a reduced price. The packs will be made available on October 16. Here are the packs that will be released to the Japanese public along with their estimated prices:

Hyrule Warriors Master Quest pack – October 16

  • 1200 yen (£6.75 / $11)
  • 1 new scenario
  • 1 new weapon
  • New Adventure Map
  • 2 costumes

Twilight Princess pack – November

  • 1,200 yen (£6.75 / $11)
  • 1 new character
  • 1 new weapon
  • New Adventure Map
  • 2 new costumes

Majora’s Mask pack – January

  • 1,200 yen (£6.75 / $11)
  • Two characters
  • New adventure map
  • 3 costumes

Ganon pack – February

  • 500 yen (£2.80 / $4.60)
  • 2 new game modes

Hyrule Warriors is a hack and slash action game designed for the Nintendo Wii U console, and it is the end result of a collaboration between Nintendo and Koei Tecmo. It is inspired from Nintendo’s Legend of Zelda series and Koei Tecmo’s Dynasty Warriors series. The game has been well received so far, being praised by a fair number of gaming reviewers. Hyrule Warriors was already released in Japan on August 14. Europe and Australia have been enjoying copies of the game since September 19, respectively September 20. Hyrule Warriors will see North-American stores on September 26. 

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