Today, Bethesda Softworks announced the latest, second (but first story-related) DLC pack for last year's critically acclaimed first-person action stealth game Dishonored. In the DLC, entitled Knife of Dunwall, you play as Daud, the mysterious assassin who kills the Empress at the beginning of the game. With him come new tools and abilities unavailable to Corvo Attano, the protagonist of Dishonored.
It will be released on 16th April on PS3, Xbox 360 and PC, and will cost 800 MS Points (£6.85 / €9.60 / $10.00 / AUS13.20) on Xbox 360 and £7.99 / €9.99 / $9.99 / AU$14.45 on PS3 and PC.
The following is the official description:
- The Knife of Dunwall: After assassinating the Empress, and forever changing the fate of Dunwall, you embark on a search for redemption. The Outsider reveals the key to your atonement, but who-or what-is Delilah? Accompanied by theWhalers, your loyal bandof mercenary assassins, your search will take you through never-before-seen districts of Dunwall as you face off against new and terrible foes. Employ a unique arsenal that enhances Dishonored's dynamic combat, mobility and stealth systems. In the struggle to hang onto the last shred of your humanity, the choices you make will ultimately determine your fate.
- New Powers, Weapons and Gadgets: The mark of the Outsider empowers you with unique supernatural abilities. Call upon the Whalers to assist in combat with 'Summon Assassin', track down hidden Runes and Bone Charms with 'Void Gaze' and learn to use new variations to powers, including 'Blink'.To aid in your dangerous exploits your customized arsenal of weapons and gadgets will include Chokedust to daze your enemies, whale oil powered Stun Mines to shock your targets, and a concealed Wristbow to launch sleep darts and explosive bolts.
- Explore More of Dunwall: Make your way through the Legal District and infiltrate the Rothwild Slaughterhouse, a steaming factory filled with colossal whale carcasses and their hulking butchers.Revisit the decaying Flooded District, the location of Daud's hidden base, first seen in the original game. Return to the scenes of key events in Dishonored with a new perspective, including the fateful moment that sets off Corvo's journey.
- Choose Your Path: On your search for answers, approach each mission with your own style. Your redemption - or your turn towards darkness- depends on your skills and the decisions you make.Discover the mystery behind Delilah in this stand-alone chapter, and then conclude Daud's story in the upcoming final add-on, The Brigmore Witches.