After the initial release of Rage 2 earlier this year, Bethesda has finally announced the official release date for the game’s first DLC expansion. Titled ‘Rise of the Ghosts’, players will be able to hop back into the chaotic open-world FPS title with plenty of new features and content to keep you occupied for quite some time.
Developers of Rage 2 are ensuring players will be able to experience all-new content within the new DLC expansion, including new enemies in the wasteland, a new region to explore and, of course, new weapons and abilities to keep the mayhem going well-beyond the main campaign.
You can check out the full overview of the upcoming major expansion below via Bethesda Softworks:
An old threat has returned to haunt the wasteland once again in RAGE 2’s first major expansion. Explore a brand-new region, face a lethal new faction, and gain access to a new weapon and ability in Rise of the Ghosts. Get more details on Rise of the Ghosts and how you can get in on the action below.
Walker Ain’t Afraid of No Ghosts
The Ghosts were once a terror in the wasteland. Ruthless, vicious, tactical and cruel, they took what they wanted and left no survivors. Following the Authority Wars, they were nowhere to be found. At the time, many people assumed they had simply been wiped out and they began to fade into wasteland legend. In reality, they had found a higher calling; a strange woman named Iris promised them power and glory if they did everything she said. Iris and the Ghosts fled to the Overgrown City, where for years they underwent intensive brainwashing and were subjected to experiments that left them with powerful and mysterious nanotrite abilities.
Now they’re ready to reclaim their place in the wasteland. Under the watchful eyes of Iris, the Ghosts will prove to be a formidable new foe for Ranger Walker. He’ll need to navigate a huge new region called the Overgrown City and put a stop to their uprising before the Ghosts can gain a foothold in the wasteland. Luckily, he’ll have the new Void ability and the Feltrite Laser Launcher to add to his already-impressive arsenal. Rise of the Ghosts also introduces the new Ghost Motorcycle to the game, which players will be able to find in the Overgrown City and bring back to their Garage.
When, Where, and How?
Rise of the Ghosts will launch on all platforms on September 19 (Editor’s Note: This release date seems to be an error on Bethesda’s part). Download it from the in-game store for 1,500 RAGE Coins ($15). You need to be online and signed into your BNET account to access the in-game store.
The Rise of the Ghosts Expansion includes:
- New story
- New enemy faction – Ghosts
- New region to explore – Overgrown City
- New weapon – Feltrite Laser Launcher
- New Ability – Void
- New Vehicle – Ghost Motorcycle
You can also pick up the Digital Deluxe Upgrade for 2,000 RAGE Coins ($20). The Digital Deluxe Upgrade includes:
- Rise of the Ghosts
- DOOM BFG
- Wasteland Wizard Cheat Codes
- Battle Standard
- Progress Booster
Rage 2 is currently available for purchase on the PS4, Xbox One and PC while the Rise of the Ghosts DLC will release on September 26, 2019.