Fans of the franchise will now be able to play Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration on Oct. 11 2016, for the PlayStation 4. You’re getting the game, all the released DLC, a new co-op endurance mode, Playstation VR support, all the add on weapons and outfits. Don’t fret too much Xbox One players, you’ll receive this as a free download if you’re a season pass holder.
“The studio is celebrating with all Tomb Raider® fans, thanking them for being on Lara’s 20 year journey with us,” said Scot Amos, co-Head of Studio at Crystal Dynamics. “The team has packed in surprises, new story, and the top-requested special features into this 20 Year Celebration edition.”
“Blood Ties,” a new premium DLC, beckons players to explore Croft Manor in a new story mode; then defend it against a zombie invasion in “Lara’s Nightmare”. When Lara’s uncle contests ownership of the Manor, Lara must explore the estate to find proof that she is the rightful heir, or lose her birthright and father’s secrets for good. Players can then test their zombie-killing skills in the replayable “Lara’s Nightmare” mode: a haunted Croft Manor where players have new challenges and must rid the Manor of an evil presence.
Additionally, support for PlayStation VR empowers players to unlock the mysteries of Croft Manor in first person.
Along with all this Square Enix is going to be holding a scavenger hunt offering trivia, photo, and social challenges for prizes. Go to www.trscavengerhunt.com for more details. So yeah big news for a great game finally getting a release on the Sony PS4.
-Jason The X
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