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Capture The Flag And Horde Coming To Crackdown 2 Via DLC

Any agents out there still looking to crack down?

In July, Ruffian Games revealed the name of the second big pack of content coming to Crackdown 2. This morning, "Deluge" was properly announced, and if you've got a copy of Crackdown 2 still lying around, it might be the kind of content that could pull you back into the open-world shooter for a couple more hours--provided you've got buddies who have copies, too.

Deluge, in a nutshell, adds vehicle and weapon "adjustments," as well as two new multiplayer modes: Horde and Capture the Flag. In Horde (or Deluge in Crackdown 2-speak) you and up to three others will be tasked with killing increasingly more dangerous waves of Pacific City's "denizens." Capture the Flag (or Capture the Orb as Ruffian calls it) "will have you hurtling building and dodging rockets as you race to score."  

Like the last bit of Crackdown 2 DLC, there will be a trial and a paid version of this content. In the trial version, you'll be given online access to Capture The Orb in full, but restricted to just single-player Deluge play. The paid version, in contrast, will allow you to play Deluge online and will allow you to gain all the achievements and avatar awards associated with the DLC. 
 


== TEASER ==But, wait, there's a bit more! According to Microsoft, Deluge will also talk to the Windows Phone 7 tower defense title Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst. When you do something noteworthy in Project Sunburst, you'll gain access to helicopter and Peace Keeper support calls, as well "exclusive power-ups" in Crackdown 2. You'll also be able to access new stuff like weapon upgrades in Project Sunburst by doing stuff in Crackdown 2. That's cool, I guess.

Deluge hits this November and will be priced at 560 Microsoft Digital Bones, which is equivalent to seven of your Earth dollars.
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Posted by BradNicholson

In July, Ruffian Games revealed the name of the second big pack of content coming to Crackdown 2. This morning, "Deluge" was properly announced, and if you've got a copy of Crackdown 2 still lying around, it might be the kind of content that could pull you back into the open-world shooter for a couple more hours--provided you've got buddies who have copies, too.

Deluge, in a nutshell, adds vehicle and weapon "adjustments," as well as two new multiplayer modes: Horde and Capture the Flag. In Horde (or Deluge in Crackdown 2-speak) you and up to three others will be tasked with killing increasingly more dangerous waves of Pacific City's "denizens." Capture the Flag (or Capture the Orb as Ruffian calls it) "will have you hurtling building and dodging rockets as you race to score."  

Like the last bit of Crackdown 2 DLC, there will be a trial and a paid version of this content. In the trial version, you'll be given online access to Capture The Orb in full, but restricted to just single-player Deluge play. The paid version, in contrast, will allow you to play Deluge online and will allow you to gain all the achievements and avatar awards associated with the DLC. 
 


== TEASER ==But, wait, there's a bit more! According to Microsoft, Deluge will also talk to the Windows Phone 7 tower defense title Crackdown 2: Project Sunburst. When you do something noteworthy in Project Sunburst, you'll gain access to helicopter and Peace Keeper support calls, as well "exclusive power-ups" in Crackdown 2. You'll also be able to access new stuff like weapon upgrades in Project Sunburst by doing stuff in Crackdown 2. That's cool, I guess.

Deluge hits this November and will be priced at 560 Microsoft Digital Bones, which is equivalent to seven of your Earth dollars.
Posted by Elijah

wow, cool

Posted by chu52

Ya

Posted by Jayzz

a bit late... (this dlc, that is)

Posted by Cirdain

meh

Posted by Colin

Crackdown 2... huh?

Posted by Portis

Hey guys, how about some more Crackdown 2? 
 
Guys? ...Guys?

Posted by Deusoma

I know everybody likes to bash on Nicholson, but I really liked the "seven of your earth dollars" joke at the end there and wanted to give the man some props for that.

Posted by SuperSambo

This game was pure trash. So boring! 
 
Do people still play it?
 
(I enjoyed the first one immensely)

Posted by Jayross

Great. Nice shot.

Posted by DeathbyYeti

more horde modes
great

Posted by Koobz

Please don't come back until you have a Halo 4 beta code, Crackdown.  You're making this awkward for both of us.

Posted by Gabriel
@Colin said:
" Crackdown 2... huh? "
Posted by virtorio

Crackdown 2, hmmm... Is that the one that came out about 4 years ago, or the one that feels like it should have come out about 4 years ago?

Posted by Mystyr_E

are people still playing this online? wow. who knew, I thought people would've thrown in Crackdown 1 by mistake and didn't tell the difference by now

Posted by fleethefactory

I think it's cute that they're doing this, like an adorable puppy who runs away from home and comes back a month later.

Posted by FuzzYLemoN

I can't imagine anyone gives a fuck.

Posted by septim
@fleethefactory said:
" I think it's cute that they're doing this, like an adorable puppy who runs away from home and comes back a month later. "
More like the dog that was cute in 2007, but now smells like shit and you were secretly glad he ran away.
 
"...oh great! you're back..."
Posted by theberserker

too little, too late

Posted by CharleyTony

too late, I finished crackdown 2 pretty fast and it helped me get Fable 3 for free...

Posted by Afroman269

Too late, I said peace to that game the day after I finished it.

Posted by TheChaos

I forgot this game existed.

Posted by Branthog

I bet all four of the people who are still playing Crackdown 2 will be excited.

Posted by captain_clayman

psh too late. 
 
i bet there's like 1 guy who loves crackdown 2 and will buy like 100 copies of the DLC to make the devs feel better.@septim said:

" @fleethefactory said:
" I think it's cute that they're doing this, like an adorable puppy who runs away from home and comes back a month later. "
More like the dog that was cute in 2007, but now smells like shit and you were secretly glad he ran away.  "...oh great! you're back..." "
perfect analogy.
Posted by m0nty

One could be forgiven for thinking that Crackdown 2 isn't even out yet.

Posted by Snowboarder75

How about $7 for a DLC pack to make the game fun for longer than 45 minutes, at which point you realized that they didn't get the memo to mix up the gameplay.   
Posted by lmephisto

dlcs dlcs dlcs STOP THE DLCS

Posted by CaptainObvious

Dude what