Crackdown 2 DLC Announced

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Feel like taking to the skies with nothing but your boots? Well, hot damn are you in luck! Ruffian Games just announced their DLC plans for Crackdown 2 and I have all the juicy details.

The Toy Box add-on for Crackdown 2 has finally been detailed. The pack will include both free & premium content for 560 Microsoft Points and will be ‘Coming soon to Xbox LIVE Marketplace’ will range from vehicles to weapons and oh yeah, jet pack boots! See all the cool stuff it includes below.

  • Keys to the City: Made notorious in the first “Crackdown” expansion as the ultimate cheat mode, Keys to the City returns to “Crackdown 2” and puts an even bigger set of tools at your disposal, including God Mode, Infinite Ammo, Fly Cam, spawning of weapons, gadgets and more, the ability to freeze the time of day, and pushing all skills to the maximum to become faster, stronger and more lethal.
  • Level 6 Reward: Fans who reach Level 6 on all Agent skills will be rewarded with the new Thruster Ability. Thruster Ability is like having jetpacks for your boots, giving Agents built-in vertical propulsion to activate flying with the Wingsuit no matter where you are in the game.
  • Vehicle Tag*: Once you’re done taking down the Freaks and the Cell, join your friends for a thrilling new multiplayer mode where up to eight Agents can compete in these six arenas: Speed is the Quay, Industrial Action, Maim Street, Skid Row, Beachhead and The Sum of Human Knowledge.

And here is the ‘premium’ stuff for 560 Microsoft Points.

  • Two New Vehicles*: Access two new vehicles: the wall climbing aquatic mini-tank called the Agency ATV and the Squad Chopper, which allows four players to jump in and man their own weapon, including the proximity mine launcher, precision rocket launcher, twin machine guns and nose machine gun.
  • Five New Toys*: Whether you’re soaring to greater heights or orchestrating a massive explosion, get creative with the following new toys: The Mass Driver (turreted gravity bending weapon), Portable Launch Pads (allows Agents to create their own launch pad jumps), Stickler Grenade (bouncing grenade that sets off smaller explosive charges as it bounces), Thrusters (allow vertical thrust), and Mags on Characters (allow Mag Grenades to be attached to characters).
  • Two Avatar Awards: Deck your Agent in the latest gear. “Toy Box” offers two Avatar Awards to customise your Xbox LIVE Avatar with the Xbox Green Suit (must complete the Rocketeer Achievement) and Green Helmet.
  • 10 New Achievements: Pacific City never sleeps and neither do the exploits. Industrious Agents will be rewarded with 10 new Achievements and 250 Gamerscore:

1) Beyond the Infinite
2) Run Get to the Chopper
3) Rocketeer
4) Tac Loc Takedown
5) Burnt Offerings
6) Mile High Club
7) Never Give It Up
8 ) One Careful Driver
9) Wing a Ding Ding
10) Hung Out To Dry

  • Eight Agent Suit Colours: Pick up eight new shades of in-game armour for your Agent:

1) Peacekeeper
2) Terror Firma
3) Agent Orange
4) May Contain Nuts
5) Minti-Sting
6) Mega Agent
7) Haz Mat
8 ) Dem Apples

*Players who have not purchased the premium “Toy Box” content will only have access to the new vehicles and gadgets during multiplayer games if a friend who has purchased the premium content joins. Downloading “Toy Box” is not required to continue engaging in other multiplayer gameplay modes with those who have downloaded it

And there you have it. A lot of stuff that will extend your gaming time with Crackdown 2. I think I might pass on both packs but what about you? Will you be downloading the Toy Box add-on?

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  • MrMaynard

    Oh I shall be downloading that stat when its out!

  • not too sure if I’ll be picking it up as I’ve just too many games that I’ve yet to complete and my new rule will be to complete one game before starting another (once I get my console back)