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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
AGOURA HILLS, Calif. Sep 25, 2012 –
Inc. (NASDAQ: THQI) today announced that
Argul’s Tomb, and the
Death Rides Pack for
® II are available to download on Xbox LIVE
® online entertainment network, Playstation
® Network and Windows PC.
Argul’s Tomb is a new gameplay zone, which includes
two challenging new dungeons, new enemies to best, and unique
legendary loot to collect. Any new purchaser of the Limited Edition
Darksiders II will find a unique code in their game box
entitling them to download this first content pack for free. For
all other customers
Argul’s Tomb is available to download for 560 MS
Points / $6.99.
As well as
Argul’s Tomb, players will be able to purchase the
Death Rides Pack, previously available only as a pre-order
Death Rides Pack adds around an additional two hours of
side-quests to the main game and is available for 560 MS Points /
The content is now available to download on the Xbox 360
videogame and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC
worldwide as well as the PS3 in North America. The European PS3
version will go live tomorrow on Wednesday 26
Argul’s Tomb, Death Rides and all other pre-order
DLC content will be included on the disc at launch for Wii U.
Darksiders II follows the exploits of DEATH, one of the
four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in an action-packed tale that runs
parallel to the events in the original
Darksiders game. This epic journey propels DEATH through
various light and dark realms as he tries to redeem his brother
WAR, the horseman blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in
II is available for PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360 and PC,
with a WiiU version scheduled for release at launch of the WiiU.
For more information check
About Darksiders 2
Awakened by the End of Days, DEATH, the most feared of the
legendary Four Horsemen embarks on a quest to redeem his brother's
name. Become the terrifying force which everything fears but
nothing can escape.
®, released in January 2010, received critical
acclaim including the Best Fantasy Game 2010 award from IGN.
Darksiders followed the story of WAR, wrongly accused of
starting the apocalypse, on a quest to reclaim lost honor and take
revenge on those who wronged him.
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