Ghostrunner, a game as exhilarating as it is beautiful. I got the chance to review it here a little while ago, and it’s easily among my top 5 games this year. Nothing quite replicates the high-octane action of slicing and dicing opponents all over the game’s world. The only reason I haven’t jumped back in is that there just isn’t a huge amount of time to be spent in the game’s world. On the bright side though, those like me will finally have a reason. The Ghostrunner team has announced today that they’re releasing a cosmetic Winter DLC and a free hardcore mode for PC users! PS4 and Xbox One users can get the DLC right now with the hardcore mode coming in two days, while Switch gets it all on January 14, 2021. You can find the DLC’s latest trailer below.
Ghostrunner’s Winter DLC includes the Cold Snap Katana, which gets right in the winter spirit. The handle is beautifully crafted with a red metal going around its entirety. The blade, on the other hand, seems to be made out of pure ice. I guess you really are adding a cold snap to your attacks. To go with this, you can also equip the Cold Blood Glove which has a beautiful red to it. Almost like it’ll go perfect with the blood of your enemies.
For those like me wanting a reason to return though, Ghostrunner’s hardcore mode promises a formidable challenge to tackle. They didn’t divulge many details, but we do know that altered levels and more difficult enemies are part of the package. I don’t know about you, but I’ll take any reason to play the game again.
The hardcore mode is/will be free for all platforms, while the Winter DLC can be picked up for just $1.99. If you’re planning to buy it, be sure to let me know in the comments below. Ghostrunner is available on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.