The Callisto Protocol’s Season Pass Will Include New Death Animations [UPDATE]

Update (11/23/22) – Striking Distance Studios CEO Glen A. Schofield took to Twitter to substantiate that the workforce is not “holding something again from the principle recreation for the season cross.” This implies that there might be no demise animations locked behind the season cross for the principle story.

He confirmed the brand new demise animations might be brand-new ones and they’re going to arrive as a part of the Contagion Bundle and Riot Bundle. Schofield additionally shared that the workforce hasn’t even begun work on them but and that “followers have requested for EVEN MORE deaths, so we’re making it a precedence subsequent yr.”

The unique story follows.

Striking Distance Studios has introduced the contents of The Callisto Protocol’s Season Pass, revealing that a number of participant demise animations are locked behind the extra buy.

As reported by VGC, the sport’s Steam web page was up to date to incorporate the Season Pass’s contents, revealing that 13 kill animations (which have been a outstanding characteristic within the recreation’s advertising) will not be included within the regular, $59.99 model of the sport.

Players will as an alternative must buy the Season Pass to expertise each animation. This is to date solely marketed as a part of the $79.99 Digital Deluxe Edition (or $249.99 Collector’s) however will probably be bought individually for round $20.

The Season Pass additionally contains story DLC that lets gamers “dig deeper into the horrifying secrets and techniques of The Callisto Protocol”, the Outer Way Skin Collection, and two new modes caused by the Contagion and Riot bundles.

The Contagion Bundle contains the 13 new demise animations alongside what sounds to be the sport’s most tough mode. This Contagion mode has “decreased ammo and well being drops, a custom-made problem, permadeath, and one other pores and skin assortment

The Riot Bundle contains what feels like a survival mode for The Callisto Protocol. “Gather credit to improve your weapons, or forge new ones, and survive the onslaught so long as you’ll be able to in Riot,” the Steam web page reads. The Riot Bundle additionally contains 12 new enemy demise animations and the Engineer Skin Collection.

Striking Distance Studios is helmed by Glen Schofield, one of many guiding figures behind the 2008 horror recreation Dead Space. In mild of this, it is solely pure that the Callisto Protocol would make grizzly deaths a serious a part of its DNA.

From getting mulched in industrial equipment to having his head bitten off by hangry monsters and getting chopped in half by the blades of an enormous fan, the studio has already showcased a spread of gory ways in which protagonist Jacob Lee can meet his finish whereas exploring the Black Iron jail colony.

The Callisto Protocol is so unrelentingly bloody that the Japanese model of the sport was canceled completely when it did not get previous the nation’s rankings physique.

Continuing with the theme, the builders have even included an achievement for seeing all the demise animations within the recreation, though this probably will not embody the 13 animations which are locked behind the Season Pass.

Be certain to take a look at IGN’s full breakdown of what every version of the Callisto Protocol comprises to be sure you get the horror expertise you are on the lookout for.

The article and headline have been up to date with Glen Schofield’s clarifying remarks.

Anthony is a contract contributor masking science and video gaming information for IGN. He has over eight years of expertise of masking breaking developments in a number of scientific fields and completely no time in your shenanigans. Follow him on Twitter @BeardConGamer

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