The PSN exclusive twin-stick shooter, Dead Nation, received an extra surge in popularity recently, when it was given away for free as part of the PlayStation Welcome Pack. Now, it’s receiving its first downloadable content pack which aims to give gamers a whole bunch more zombies to take out. Titled Road of Devastation, it’s a self-funded project from indie developer Housemarque.
You can download this DLC expansion now for $3.99 via the PlayStation Network. Though, if you’re in the mood for more information, you can read its launch press release below:
Independent Finnish developer Housemarque, the critically acclaimed studio behind Super Stardust HD, Outland, Dead Nation and the upcoming Furmins, have today released the first DLC for ‘PlayStation(R) Network exclusive smash hit Dead Nation in North America. The “Road of Devastation” DLC offers gamers new gameplay content and challenges both in single player and co-op modes. The DLC will be released on September 28th in Europe and other available regions.
“Road of Devastation” DLC was continuously in the development since the launch of the original game for over eight months. This represent as the single biggest development effort on DLC Housemarque has done to further support a game after the release.
“After the initial release of the game, we talked with Sony and made a unique arrangement to bring the DLC to the market. We funded the development and Sony published the additional content,” says Housemarque CEO Ilari Kuittinen. “We certainly hope that our fans will appreciate our efforts as we think ‘Road of Devastation’ DLC offers hours of fun for both veteran and novice Dead Nation players.”
Dead Nation DLC “Road Of Devastation” will present you with a variety of new tools and equipment to dispose of your enemies, while introducing new enemies and obstacles encountered in unique new environments. Since the launch of the game, Dead Nation has been a top selling PSN title having fans all around the globe. After being included in the Welcome Pack offering, the game has reached over 3.8 million downloads.
The DLC is priced at $3.99 and pricing for other territories can be found in the local PlayStation stores. The DLC contains both single and co-op modes (offline and online) and add new Trophies as well. Further news and details on “Road of Devastation” DLC can be found on our facebook page www.facebook.com/DeadNation and our website www.housemarque.com.