5 new Screenshots have been added for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. The new screens show are for the Revelations DLC, which will be released on March 25th, 2014.
Konami has confirmed that Alucard will be a playable character on DLC for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. The DLC is titled Revelations, and will be released on March 25th, 2014. Below is the official statement from Konami regarding the upcoming DLC:
We're happy to reveal new DLC for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 – to be called Revelations! This upcoming content, which will be available on March 25th, will allow users to play as vampire Alucard, Gabriel's son.
Playing as Alucard will open up an array of new abilities to the player, including the rather swish ability to turn into a wolf, or even turn back time! As Alucard, players will discover new and exclusive story branches that will reveal more about Alucard's character and his relationship with his father.
Entitled "Revelations", the new content will be released on March 25th, and follows fan-favorite Alucard, as exclusive new branches of the immersive storyline are uncovered. The legendary vampire, Alucard, the turned son of Gabriel, has shunned human life for many years, instead choosing to hunt only creatures of the night. The DLC takes place just before the apocalyptic events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2, where Alucard readies for his father's return and the forthcoming battle against Satan. As the plot unfolds it begins to reveal how the lone vampire is inextricably linked to his Father's fate.
"Revelations" takes place within the epic world seen in Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. As the vampire warrior Alucard, players must discover his secrets, unearth the true extent of his involvement in Dracula's story and set in motion the events of Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2. The DLC expands the incredible story of the recently-released sequel, with the fate of the Belmont clan unveiled. Alucard has his own unique, powerful abilities, including use of the Glaciem and Igneas powers. Similarly, Alucard also has vampiric abilities which allow him to transform into a wolf, a swarm of bats and even turn back time! Blood fuels your capabilities, drink the blood of your enemies to intensify your immortal powers.
A hidden data file was discovered on Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 that indicated Alucard may be a playable character on future DLC. The file says: "Play as Alucard in this extensive add on for Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2." The file also states:
"The immersive story is expanded further as new branches of the plot are uncovered, along with rich new environments and challenging puzzles. Fight creatures of darkness and discover the true extent of Alucard's involvement in Dracula's story, his deal with death and his fight against Satan. Experience a whole new aspect of the thrilling conclusion to the 'Lords of Shadow' saga, including some enlightening revelations!"
Since LOS2 was just released last week, we wont hear anything about Downloadable Content for awhile. Stay tuned for more information about DLC for Lords of Shadow 2, when it is revealed.
If you pre-order Castlevania Lords of Shadow 2 for the PS3 or Xbox 360 on Amazon, you will receive the Dark Dracula Skin, which is an alternate coloring for Dracula's iconic costume. Limit one pre-order bonus per household, but hurry and order because Lords of Shadow 2 will be released this Tuesday, February 25th. Click the links below to purchase: