Defiance First Major Update - Gameplay Fixes, Better Performance, New Game Mode & More . . .

The Defiance Devs have promised 5 major updates this year, and our now showing off what we can expect from the first update, or patch 1.020 coming soon.  Besides the expected performance and gameplay fixes, you can expect an all new "Sieges"game mode - an open world game mode, as well as more TV tie-ins.

Please note: Their are three different components to the patch, update, DLC, or whatever you want to call it.  A paid component, a free component, and a store component.  The free part is for all players.

"We want people to be playing with their friends; we don't like to isolate people," writes Nathan Richardsson , Defiance Executive Producer.


Check out the full list of expected updates:

You get this when you buy the DLC for $10:
  • Access to play the Castithan Species
  •  Access to a new Story Mission Line with new Battle Arena Game Mode
  • Access to the new Castithan Battle Arenas
  • Castithan Charge Blade & Ceremonial Mask as a reward from Story Mission Line
  • A unique version of the Raptor, a new 4 player truck of doom
  • A unique Castithan version of an outfit
  • A Charge Weapons Starter Pack
  • Access to New Pursuits
  • New Xbox and PS3 Trophies and Achievements
You get this in the DLC for free:
  • Access to the new Charge Weapons Class and Castithan Blades
  • Access to Sieges, a new Open World Game Mode
  • Access to the new Monolith Major Arkfall
  • Access to a new PvP Map – Military Academy
  • Join a friend into the Battle Arenas Game Mode
  • Duel your friends and neighbors in the Duels Game Mode
  • Enemies, lockboxes, and events can drop Charge Weapons
  • Select a new voice for you character
  • Multitude of game improvements from UI to content
You can buy these individually from the store:
  • New Mods that tint the color of your Castithan Blade
  • Lockboxes have a chance to get Charge Weapons
  • More versions of the Raptor, the new 4 player truck of doomed compensation
  • Character Customization changes: Appearance change, name change, or everything change
 *UPDATE* Defiance forum has confirmed the patch/update/DLC will commence May 10th 3am for the PC, Xbox 360, & PS3.

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