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Warhammer: End Times—Vermintide gets free DLC and a discount

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Warhammer: End Times - Vermintide, Fatshark’s Skaven-infested first-person romp, got a hefty update this week in the form of the 1.9 patch and some free DLC: Arrogance Lost. Start slaughtering rats throughout Ubersreik, because it’s available now.

The update’s highlights are new, punishing achievements added to pre-existing levels, a second set of traits added to red weapons and the Trial of the Foolhardy, a secret challenge map that’s hidden away behind a puzzling veil in the Wizard’s Tower. 

As well as the new features and a secret, “meatier” addition, expect a slew of fixes, balance changes and tweaks. Take a gander at the official patch notes

Hopefully this will make it easier to gather a full party, too! I adore Vermintide—I mean, it’s Left 4 Dead with Skaven, what’s not to love—but it can be a bastard trying to find enough people to play with sometimes. 

Vermintide is also 67 percent off on Steam until July 17.

Fraser Brown

Fraser is the UK online editor and has actually met The Internet in person. With over a decade of experience, he's been around the block a few times, serving as a freelancer, news editor and prolific reviewer. Strategy games have been a 30-year-long obsession, from tiny RTSs to sprawling political sims, and he never turns down the chance to rave about Total War or Crusader Kings. He's also been known to set up shop in the latest MMO and likes to wind down with an endlessly deep, systemic RPG. These days, when he's not editing, he can usually be found writing features that are 1,000 words too long. He thinks labradoodles are the best dogs but doesn't get to write about them much.