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Warriors: Upcoming Free DLC/Update for Japan

Update: The free DLC is coming to Europe, North America, etc. on the same day.

The Japanese Fire Emblem Warriors website has updated with news about a version 1.2.0 update arriving on 16th November 2017, as well as a free English voice pack (just like we got a free Japanese voice pack).

Whereas 1.1.0 merely added the ability to buy DLC and a few quality of life improvements, the new update will include new battles, costumes and gameplay features.

To begin with, there will be new costumes for Rowan and Lianna, pictured above, dubbed “Gold Prince” and “Gold Princess” respectively.

Next, a new and rather intriguing weapon attribute has been introduced, which we’ll tentatively call “Crushing Blow”. If equipped, attacks will trigger “Armour Break”, which removes the foe’s armour, revealing their… well, underwear.

So just like Sophie’s skill or the Raider weapons in Fates. Except Armour Break lowers the Defence and Resistance stat, so it actually has gameplay merit. The catch is that if you’re hit by a foe’s Strong attack, your character will get inflicted by Armour Break.

If that’s not enough, a new History Map “Heroic Arena” will be available to play. According to the description, it will focus on Rowan and Lianna as they battle against other heroes in the arena. Perhaps you’ll get their new costumes by completing it?

Finally, there will be some extra gameplay enhancements including the ability to sell multiple weapons at once(!), new blessings in the Temple and various bug fixes, etc.

Warriors: DLC Sneak Peek Reveals Azura, Minerva, Olivia and More

We’ve been well aware that DLC packs were coming out for Fire Emblem Warriors. One things we weren’t entirely sure of though, was what would be included with the Season Pass.

Twitter users AzurePhoenix and AAAGamer have been healthily feeding information to the world regarding incoming DLC for Fire Emblem Warriors, and GameXplain put together a nice video highlighting the details. Some surprising tidbits for what’s to come were found in the Fire Emblem Warriors DLC page via their access to the Nintendo’s Australian eShop.

 

Data will come in packs, one for Fire Emblem Fates, one for Awakening and one for Shadow Dragon. Most notable, are the cast joining via DLC. I’m not talking about the ones we’ve known about for some time, via either documentation or gameplay footage of NPCs (Navarre, Niles, Oboro and Owain), but of the new faces, Azura, Minerva, Linde, Olivia and Tharja. Here’s the total of who’s coming in, for each DLC pack.

New Playable Characters

  • Fates: Azura, Niles, Oboro
  • Shadow Dragon: Minerva, Navarre, Linde
  • Awakening: Olivia, Owain, Tharja

There’s plenty of other new data available for DLC as well. Full details on each pack are detailed below:

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Warriors: Japanese Voice Pack at Launch + DLC Tidbits

Ahead of Fire Emblem Warriors‘s Western release on 20th October 2017, Nintendo of America has dropped a launch trailer including some neat tidbits about the upcoming DLC.

Each of the 3 DLC Packs (Fates, Shadow Dragon and Awakening) will contain the following:

  • Three new playable characters
  • Three new History scenarios
  • New weapons and costumes
  • New support conversations

That’s not all: a free Japanese voice pack will be available to download as soon as the game is released. So they delivered on their promise of dual audio after all!

TGS Fire Emblem Warriors: DLC Plans Teased

On the final day of the Tokyo Game Show, Koei Tecmo revealed their plans for the Fire Emblem Warriors DLC.

Currently, three DLC packs are scheduled for release between late 2017 and early 2018 (in Japan).

No concrete details were shared, but if the packs are similar to the ones for Hyrule Warriors (and Legends), we can probably expect to see a few new characters, costumes and maps per pack.

To save money, there is a 3,000 Yen season pass for the 3 DLC packs, which is a saving of 1,200 Yen. Those who buy the season pass will also receive a bonus Bride Lucina costume.

(Screencaps were taken by Azz)

Update: The release dates and pricing for the North American and European versions have been revealed. Please check the links for details.