Callisto Protocol dev insists season cross’ 25 loss of life animations are not lower content material

Developer Putting Distance Studios has replied to the scoop its sci-fi horror The Callisto Protocol’s season cross will function unique loss of life animations, insisting those have not been lower from the primary recreation to promote for an extra charge.

As detailed on Steam, The Callisto Protocol’s season cross is composed of 4 elements: the Outer Means Pores and skin Assortment, tale DLC, a Rise up Package that includes a brand new wave-based mode set in an “undiscovered house” of Black Iron Jail, and a permadeath mode integrated within the Contagion Package. Eyebrows have been raised, alternatively, with the scoop the latter two bundles would additionally upload a complete of 25 new loss of life animations – 13 for protagonist Jacob and 12 for enemies.

A lot of The Callisto Protocol’s pre-release exposure has serious about its myriad grotesque loss of life animations as a key promoting level – Putting Distance’s CEO Glen Schofield mentioned its “gore engine” with Eurogamer previous this yr – so there was once a point of incredulity when Putting Distance published greater than two dozen of those would simplest be to be had to clients of the season cross, being offered as a part of the Virtual Deluxe Version for an extra £20.

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On the other hand, Schofield has now taken to Twitter to insist Putting Distance Studio hasn’t lower content material from The Callisto Protocol to promote at the next value. “To be transparent,” he defined, “we are not conserving anything else again from the primary recreation for the season cross.”

“We have not even began paintings in this content material but,” Schofield’s tweet endured. “It is all new stuff that we will be operating on within the new yr. Fanatics have requested for EVEN MORE deaths, so we are making it a concern subsequent yr.”

In different Callisto Protocol information, the sci-fi horror’s opening 13 mins have already leaked on-line forward of its second December release on PlayStation, Xbox, and PC.

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