The next round of DLC, available May 29, has already been announced as well. The "Excessive Force" pack will include a "Viral Infector" grenade launcher and yet more powers and skins. It will also sell for $5.
In other Prototype 2 news, a companion app has been released for Android and iOS. The app allows users to keep track of achievements and in-game collectible thanks to some handy maps that have all collectibles marked. The app itself is free, though it only includes one map, the Yellow Zone. The remaining two maps can be purchased for $2.
Colossal Mayhem DLC #1 Available Now / Excessive Force DLC #2 Revealed
London, UK – 9th May 2012 – Just when you thought PROTOTYPE® 2 had enough gruesome, shape-shifting tools to get the job done, Radical Entertainment gives fans even more over-the-top viral powers with two great downloadable content (DLC) drops. From Activision Publishing, Inc., a wholly owned subsidiary of Activision Blizzard, Inc. (Nasdaq: ATVI), PROTOTYPE 2's first DLC pack, Colossal Mayhem, is available today, while the second DLC pack, Excessive Force, drops on 29th May, 2012 – each giving fans key add-ons to their arsenal of destruction as well as three all-new custom skins allowing players to parkour their way across NYZ in style. The full contents of PROTOTYPE 2's Colossal Mayhem and Excessive Force DLC packs includes:
Colossal Mayhem Pack
· Thermobaric Boom-Stick
· Force Multiplier Powers:
o Warp Vortex
o Anti Gravity Field
o Air Time
· Custom Skins:
o Heller Test Subject
o Infected Heller
o Infantry Heller
Excessive Force Pack
· Viral Infector Grenade Launcher
· Force Multiplier Powers:
o Chaos Creator Mode
o Medusa's Wrath
· Custom Skins:
o Armoured Heller
o Agile Armour Alex Mercer
o Zombie Mercer
Both PROTOTYPE 2 DLC packs will be available on Xbox LIVE® Marketplace for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft for 400 Microsoft Points, and on the PlayStation®Store for PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system for £3.99. Fans that purchased the PROTOTYPE 2 Blackwatch Collector's Edition will be able to redeem their one-time use code to download the Colossal Mayhem Pack for free beginning today.
To find out more about PROTOTYPE 2, follow us on Twitter at www.twitter.com/radical_ent and check out www.prototypegame.com for the latest trailers, screenshots, special promotions and more! For the truly dedicated, go to www.facebook.com/prototype and join the PROTOTYPE Army – a community of over 465,000 (and growing) fans that receive constant updates from the team at Radical, and head on over to www.prototypegame.com/store to get your hands on the newest PROTOTYPE 2 apparel and merchandise.
PROTOTYPE 2 was developed by Radical Entertainment for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 system and Windows PC. The Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 system RADNET Editions of PROTOTYPE 2 are available now for a suggested retail price of £49.99. The Blackwatch Collector's Edition of PROTOTYPE 2 is available for a suggested retail price of £69.99. The Windows PC version of PROTOTYPE 2 will be available at retail on 24th July 2012.
About Radical Entertainment
In September 2011, Radical Entertainment celebrated its 20th anniversary in the business of creating hit video games, including 2009's multi-million-unit-selling PROTOTYPE, The Simpsons Hit & Run, The Incredible Hulk: Ultimate Destruction, Scarface: The World Is Yours and more. We treat our properties with the reverence they deserve and gamers demand, and the commitment to our partners and fans continues to set us apart. Our Vancouver-based studio allows Radical Entertainment to bring the talent, tools and technology together to create entertainment that captures the world's imagination. Owned by Activision Publishing, Inc, Radical is continually ranked as one of the best places to work in B.C, according to BC Business magazine and Watson Wyatt. In 2006-2008 MediaCorp Canada ranked Radical as a Top 100 Canadian Employer, Top 10 Canadian Employer for Young People, and Top 20 B.C. Employer. For more information, please visit www.radical.ca.
About Activision Publishing, Inc.
Headquartered in Santa Monica, California, Activision Publishing, Inc. is a leading worldwide developer, publisher and distributor of interactive entertainment and leisure products.
Activision maintains operations in the U.S., Canada, the United Kingdom, France, Germany, Ireland, Italy, Sweden, Spain, Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, Australia, China and the region of Taiwan. More information about Activision and its products can be found on the company's website, www.activision.com.
Cautionary Note Regarding Forward-looking Statements: Information in this press release that involves Activision Publishing's expectations, plans, intentions or strategies regarding the future, including statements about the expected release date of the PROTOTYPE 2 Excessive Force downloadable content pack, are forward-looking statements that are not facts and involve a number of risks and uncertainties.. Factors that could cause Activision Publishing's actual future results to differ materially from those expressed in the forward-looking statements set forth in this release include unanticipated product delays and other factors identified in the risk factors sections of Activision Blizzard's most recent annual report on Form 10-K and any subsequent quarterly reports on Form 10-Q. The forward-looking statements in this release are based upon information available to Activision Publishing and Activision Blizzard as of the date of this release, and neither Activision Publishing nor Activision Blizzard assumes any obligation to update any such forward-looking statements. Forward-looking statements believed to be true when made may ultimately prove to be incorrect. These statements are not guarantees of the future performance of Activision Publishing or Activision Blizzard and are subject to risks, uncertainties and other factors, some of which are beyond its control and may cause actual results to differ materially from current expectations.
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PROTOTYPE 2 was released on April 24th worldwide, and now the PROTOTYPE 2 Official Sidekick mobile app is available to help gamers navigate the open world of NYZ.
The app is available for both iOS and Android mobile devices and features:
INTERACTIVE LEVEL MAPS will guide you to unearth every collectible across NYZ
FOCUS YOUR HUNT with the ability to filter by zone and individual collectible type
TRACK YOUR PROGRESS across all found collectibles and earned achievements/trophies
EXPLORE THE POWER of Prototype 2's mutations and learn how to obtain them
The PROTOTYPE 2 Official Sidekick is the ultimate companion to making the most of New York Zero and exacting revenge in the epic, open world game of PROTOTYPE 2. Interactive maps spanning the Green, Yellow and Red Zones of NYZ will help gamers hunt down every last collectible and check-off their progress as they play.
Gamers can try out the Yellow Zone map for FREE, and then unlock the Green and Red zones (combined map-pack upgrade) to uncover all that NYZ has to offer.
Itunes App Store (iOS) - http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/prototype-2-official-sidekick/id516396305?mt=8
Google Play (Android) - https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.soapcreative.prototype2&feature=more_from_developer#?t=W251bGwsMSwxLDEwMiwiY29tLnNvYXBjcmVhdGl2ZS5wcm90b3R5cGUyIl0.
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