Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 coming on October, New story mode and PlayStation VR support revealed

Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 coming on October, New story mode and PlayStation VR support revealed

Game publisher Square Enix has announced that the Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 version will be finally released on October 11, 2016. The publisher also confirmed the game’s support for PlayStation VR.

According to GameSpot, the PlayStation VR support will allow players to “unlock the mysteries of Croft Manor in first-person,” while the new co-op Endurance mode lets fans team-up in the wilderness.

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In addition to the launch date and VR support, the Crystal Dynamics-developed action adventure titles is also set to introduce new co-op Endurance gameplay, extra outfits, limited edition art book, weapons, all previously released DLC, Expedition Cards, and a completely new story mode entitled “Blood Ties”.

Blood Ties, according to Square Enix, is a new premium DLC that beckons players to explore Croft Manor in a new story mode; then defend it against a zombie invasion in Lara’s Nightmare.

In celebrating the 20th Year of Tomb Raider, a re-imagined version of the cold weather outfit and Hailstorm pistol Lara Croft used in Tomb Raider 3 will be made available in the Endurance mode. There’s also a classic Lara card pack allows players to play as different iterations of the character from the game’s history, including the original Lara model that started it all in 1996.

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The last, but not the least, the game will comes with a new Extreme Survivor difficulty that increases the intensity level of Survivor, removes checkpoints, as well as provides players the option to save the game by getting together enough resources to light campfires.

The Rise of the Tomb Raider PS4 version is scheduled for release on October 11, 2016 for PlayStation 4.

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