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Echoes: English Official Site Renewal + DLC Plans

Following yesterday’s DLC details for the Japanese version of Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia, the updated English official website has delivered plans for DLC in the West.

First, let’s start with the good news. After the disappointing way that Fates’s DLC “ended”, it appears we’ll be receiving all 22 DLC that Japan is getting. This even extends to the Cipher collaboration DLC, which is very surprising.

(While the North American website hasn’t revealed that the Cipher DLC is coming, the UK/European website is a lot more open about it.)

The bad news is that the DLC isn’t… cheap, but we suspect most of you expected that much. That said, if you want to save money, there will be season pass that costs 44.99 USD/63.49 CAD/39.99 GBP/44.99 EUR, saving you 30%.

Fortunately, there will be weekly free DLC in the form of “Mila’s Bounty”, which provide access to rare and exclusive items.

Anyway, we already covered the DLC in depth not long ago, but if you’re interested to see how it compares to the Japanese DLC, carry on reading!

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Echoes: Japanese Site Details Series 2 and 3 DLC

Today, the Japanese official website for Fire Emblem Echoes: Shadows of Valentia updated with new information about the tentative Series 2 and 3 DLC.

As it happens, Series 2–dubbed “Heroes’ Challenge”–is available to purchase now. Whereas Series 1 was geared towards early-game, the maps in this series will benefit those who’ve reached mid-game or beyond.

Additionally, all players can download the 3rd piece of free DLC–“Goddess’s Gift 3”, which grants a rare Taurus shard and 5 shiny Golden Marks.

Series 3 will arrive a bit later, starting from 24th May 2017. This series is divided into the “Sealed Altar”, which contains 10 new ultimate classes, and the “Prelude of the Deliverance”, four story maps that occur before Alm’s journey starts.

Everything we currently know can be found in our DLC section. Or if you’d like, keep reading for the full lowdown!

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Europe: Fire Emblem Fates DLC Sale + Review

This Christmas, Nintendo of Europe has a special treat for owners of Fire Emblem Fates. From 22nd December 2016 to 5th January 2017, all DLC for Fates is 30% off the usual price.

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If you’re getting the game for Christmas or you’ve been considering getting the DLC, this is a great opportunity. As for those of us who got the DLC beforehand, well, at least we got to play it earlier!

The best bit is that all DLC is included, which means the Conquest, Birthright and Revelation story paths and both of the Map Packs are all eligible–a double bargain considering they’re already discounted.

Below, we have a helpful chart of all the discount DLC and some quick thoughts about each, in case you’re wondering which ones to go for.

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Japan: Thracia 776 Released on new 3DS Virtual Console

To celebrate the 26th anniversary of the Super Famicom (the Japanese version of the SNES), Nintendo has bombarded the 3DS eShop with a bunch of new Super Famicom Virtual Console titles.

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Among them is Fire Emblem Thracia 776, the 5th Fire Emblem title starring Prince Leif of Leonster. Taking place around the halfway point of Genealogy of the Holy War, the game is also renown for its merciless difficulty.

Those who own a Japanese new Nintendo 3DS (XL) can download the game starting today. The game is priced at 926 Yen (including tax), which works out to be just over 8 US dollars. If you’ve connected your NNID, you can purchase it from Nintendo’s website.