Defiance deploys ‘Arkbreaker’ DLC pack

Defiance has received its second batch of post-launch content today in the shape of the Arkbreaker pack.

Available now for PlayStation 3, PC and Xbox 360 for $9.99/800 Microsoft Points, Arkbreaker offers a wealth of fresh content, including a new mission line allowing arkhunters to unleash their own arkfalls, lethal new cold fire weapons the formidable boss known as the Volge Warmaster.

In addition, owners of the open-world shooter will be able to enjoy free new power-ups, Spikes and Stims, complete with daily and weekly login bonuses. Main storyline missions now implement full co-op play, too.

See below for the full skinny on Arkbreaker, courtesy of the press release.

Defiance was released earlier this year and coincided with the launch TV show of the same name, broadcast on Syfy. The game takes place in a futuristic setting where gamers control Ark Hunters; powerful forces who can be leveled up to wield devastating alien weaponry in massive multiplayer-based battles.  

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A New Story LineA race against Dark Matter to secure an ark-brain interface with the technologies to summon arkfalls down to earth on command.

Summon and Enter ArkfallsThe power to call down arkfalls is now in the hands of arkhunters. Once on the ground, individuals or groups can battle their way inside to loot new and advanced weaponry and, of course, face off against the Volge enemies protecting them.

Cold Fire Weapons Exclusive use of a line of cold fire sniper rifles, pistols, and assault rifles. An additional 20 new advanced-tech weapons put a new and more powerful spin on old favorites.

A Seriously Deadly Volge WarmasterThe Volge Warmaster means business. 20 players have seven minutes to vanquish him before he vanishes to earn some of the best loot in Defiance.

Volge Threads A new Volge engineer outfit comes with the purchase of Arkbreaker along with increased daily and weekly login bonuses.