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Space Hulk: Deathwing Launches Return to Olethros Update, Unveils Upcoming Class Customisation

Available for 40% off on Steam 13-16 June, Enhanced Edition releases on consoles and PC in Q4 2017

Space Hulk: Deathwing, the FPS from Streum On Studio set in the Warhammer 40K universe, continues its series of free content patches today with the Return to Olethros update. These updates are building to the launch of the Enhanced Edition on PC and consoles in Q4 2017, with all content provided free for existing and future owners of Space Hulk: Deathwing on PC. The game is available on sale at 40% off on Steam this week, from 13-16 June.

Today’s Return to Olethros update brings the well-received Special Missions mode to every Chapter in the game, in both solo and multiplayer. This mode generates randomized objectives and enemy spawns, bringing a new level of uncertainty and replayability for even the most seasoned squads of Space Hulk veterans.

We are also excited to unveil more information about the Class Customisation system that will be making its way to the Enhanced Edition. After completing a Chapter (in solo Special Missions or multiplayer), players will gain XP that contributes to earning Loot Reclusiam. These can be opened in order to gain a class-specific customisation item, as well as in-game currency to spend on unlocking individual items. These items include:
  • Armour skins and Runes – Skins give each Class a variety of striking looks, while Runes grant various passive gameplay effects, which can mixed and matched.
  • Weapon skins and Attachments - including bayonets, decals, enhanced scopes, cannon barrels, and more that affect both gameplay and weapon appearances.
  • Class Perks – offering unique, powerful passives for every class that give even more playstyle options.
  • Banners – players can show their commitment to the Emperor’s glory, by proudly placing one of a number of banners on the battlefield.

All aspects of the Loot Reclusiam and Class Customisation are earned entirely in-game, with no microtransactions. We’ll announce more upcoming features and additions as the Enhanced Edition’s release draws closer.

The Return to Olethros content update is available today, in a free download for all existing and future owners of Space Hulk: Deathwing on Steam.

Space Hulk: Deathwing will arrive on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One Q4 2017 as an Enhanced Edition, including additional content. This content will be included in a series of free updates for PC players.

About Space Hulk: Deathwing

The Game

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.

Key Features

  • 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.

About Streum On Studio

Streum On Studio was officially founded on July 16th 2007. Our first commercial production, E.Y.E: Divine Cybermancy, released in 2011 and was praised for the quality of its world, its artistic direction and its dynamic gameplay by the players and the press alike. Our team's know-how is a point of honor for us, as is its constant improvement. We use it to turn our passion into works and deliver products of quality.

More information on the website: http://www.streumon-studio.com/

About Games Workshop
Games Workshop® Group PLC (LSE:GAW.L) is based in Nottingham, UK. Games Workshop designs, manufactures, retails, and distributes its range of Warhammer® and Warhammer® 40,000® games, miniature soldiers, novels and model kits through more than 400 of its own Hobby centres, the Internet and independent retail channels in more than 50 countries worldwide. More information about Games Workshop can be found at www.games-workshop.com and further details about all of Games Workshop's licensees and their products are at licensing.games-workshop.com

About Focus Home Interactive 
Focus Home Interactive is a French publisher based in Paris, France. Known for the quality, diversity and originality of its catalogue, Focus has published and distributed original titles that have become benchmark titles worldwide, available both in store and for download across the world. Focus publishes games on all major platforms, consoles and PC. The publisher's catalogue will get even richer the coming months and years with eagerly awaited games such as Vampyr, Call of Cthulhu, Insurgency: Sandstorm, Necromunda: Underhive Wars, Werewolf: The Apocalypse and many more.

More information on the website: http://www.focus-home.com

 

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