on October 24, 2020 at 6:31AM PDT
Ax: Shadows Die Twice is getting a Game of the Year Edition, and unlike many similar releases, this one is free for existing players and is for a game that actually earned game of the year awards. You only have a few more days to wait until you can play it, and a new trailer shows off the One-Armed Wolf as he clashes with dangerous enemies.
On October 28 at 10 AM PT / 1 AM ET, Ax: Shadows Die Twice players will be able to download a free update that unlocks the Game of the Year Edition content. This includes previously promised boss challenge modes as well as player records and extra skins.
There are actually two different boss challenges included in the update. Reflection of Strength allows you to replay one of your favorite boss fights again, and it’s a feature that we’d like to see in From Software’s other games instead of having to completely replay a game. Gauntlet of Strength is more of a boss rush mode, pitting you against one boss after another without any extra lives.
With the recording feature, you’ll be able to send a ghost version of your skills to other players, similarly to how the online features worked in Dark Souls and Bloodborne. There are also extra skins such as an older Sekiro for those who want to change up their look.
Ax: Shadows Die Twice is the most-recent game released by From Software, with Elden Ring coming at some point in the future. It doesn’t yet have a launch date and the studio has offered very little information on it since its announcement, aside from author George RR Martin’s involvement. A remake of Demon’s Souls launches with the PS5, as well, with development primarily handled by Bluepoint Studio.
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