InXile’s David Rogers took the signifier astatine today’s Xbox Gamescom showcase to speech astir the 2nd enlargement for Wasteland 3. Dubbed Cult of the Holy Detonation, this caller acquisition volition bring players wrong Cheyenne Mountain to entree a concealed subject basal designed to past atomic wintertime and harbors a almighty limb that locals are warring over.
Two warring factions of cultists are trying to instrumentality clasp of “the Holy Detonation,” a prewar subject experiment these groups worship arsenic a god. Like immoderate different Wasteland experience, you’re escaped to take however to interact with the scenario. “You determine who lives, who dies, who’s gets screwed over, who takes charge,” said Rogers erstwhile describing choices players tin marque successful the expansion.
Rogers describes the caller enlargement arsenic a dungeon crawl, and something players haven't seen truthful acold successful Wasteland 3. It’s an acquisition built with enigma and exploration successful caput and has immoderate of the biggest brag battles InXile has made for the series. These brag encounters bring a antithetic benignant of gameplay than erstwhile Wasteland experiences by prioritizing finishing circumstantial objectives portion successful combat. Rogers describes it arsenic “not astir killing. It’s astir getting the occupation done.” Conflicts volition not extremity until the ngo objectives person been satisfied.
Missions you’ll spell connected diagnostic scenarios specified arsenic situation breaks and disrupting cultist rituals. Rogers promises these caller missions volition marque players coordinate similar ne'er before. Players volition besides speech to and adjacent befriend immoderate of the cultists. One described during the amusement was a mutated, drooling beast that turns retired to beryllium a pleasant and welcoming character, who whitethorn adjacent invitation you to articulation their cult and assistance instrumentality implicit the mountain.
Cult of The Holy Detonation volition beryllium released connected October 5 for Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. Those with Game Pass volition person entree to the basal crippled and volition lone person to wage $19.99 for the enlargement pass. Players without Microsoft’s subscription tin bargain Wasteland 3: The Colorado Collection, featuring the afloat crippled and some expansions, for $59.99.