You may already know of Space Hulk: Deathwing… whether that be because you’re a Warhammer fan, or a PC gamer. Well, today a whole host of new gamers should be getting to know it as an Enhanced Edition of the game has been announced for consoles.
Due for arrival on Xbox One and PS4 in Q4 2017, Space Hulk: Deathwing Enhanced Edition brings everything we know and love about Space Hulk, but adds in exciting new content and features for console players who dare to enter the Genestealer-infested Hulk. PC players need not worry though as all will be delivered to them as well via a series of free content updates.
The latest patch arrives today on PC and this focuses on a greater gameplay variety, introducing Special Missions to multiplayer. These have been added to Chapter 1 but are coming later to every chapter in the game, bring a new level of uncertainty for even the most hardened Terminator squads. Starting a chapter will generate a randomized sequence of missions and Genestealer spawns for a truly unpredictable challenge.
Further upcoming features include:
- Full multiplayer progression system with loot and class customization
- New multiplayer class
- New weapon and skills
- New enemies
Details about the above and other new features will be announced as and when the Enhanced Edition’s release draws closer and we’ll be sure to keep you updated. If you are an existing Deathwing player on PC, then the Special Missions content update is available today, for free.
About Space Hulk: Deathwing
Space Hulk®: Deathwing™ is a First-Person Shooter experience of Games Workshop’s classic Space Hulk boardgame set in the universe of Warhammer 40,000, developed on Unreal Engine 4 by Streum On Studio, the team behind E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy. Published by Focus Home Interactive and co-produced by Cyanide Studio, Space Hulk: Deathwing offers players the chance to experience a desperate battle against Genestealers in the claustrophobic tunnels of a Space Hulk, as they will gain skills, new abilities and new equipment thanks to experience earned during perilous missions. Today, Space Hulk: Deathwing is being unveiled for the first time through a first teaser of the game: discover this video where a Deathwing Terminator, stranded in a Space Hulk, is being chased by a horde of Genestealers… Space Hulks drift along the currents of the Warp, the immaterial dimension of Chaos. Made up of gigantic mangled asteroids, derelict ship wrecks and other spatial debris, they sometimes grow to the size of a moon and often contain treasured and ancient lost technologies. However, they are ripe with danger including infestations of the lethal Genestealers. Players take on the role of a Space Marine from one of the most secret and most feared Space Marine Companies: the Deathwing from the Dark Angels. Strap on your Terminator armour and equip the emblematic weaponry of the Space Marines to overcome the threats awaiting you in the Space Hulk. As a Librarian, you will also master the destructive powers of the Psykers. Your skills and performance in battle grant you Fervor Points, to spend on 4 skill trees allowing you to improve your abilities, unlock new powers, access powerful relics and devastating new weapons.
Take on the role of a Space Marine Terminator from the most secret and feared company : The Deathwing.
Plunge into the claustrophobic tunnels of a Space Hulk and experience a desperate battle against the Genestealers.
Customize your armor and access devastating weapons.
An epic 4-player Co-op mode: Play as a Terminator.