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Strange Brigade gets some cowboy DLC and free maps

Strange Brigade, the supernatural co-op shooter, is getting a bunch of new maps, missions and an additional character across the coming months. Some of it will be part of the game’s season pass, but the maps for the score attack and horde modes will be free for everyone. 

Right now, season pass holders (or anyone who shells out for the individual DLC) can play as the Texan cowboy, Patrick ‘Bash’ Conaghan. He’s got a stetson, a magical amulet and a fine moustache. In October and November, you’ll also get access to a new campaign: Thrice Damned. It will be split into three campaign missions and accompanied by some character packs with new guns, powers and heroes. 

If you don’t fancy shelling out for all of that, there are still those new maps that you can get your hands on. For score attack missions, you’ll be able to play on three additional maps, while horde mode gets one extra. They’re available now. Six more score attack maps are also on their way, launching across the next couple of months, along with three more horde maps. 

In his Strange Brigade review, Ian called it a “bare-bones basic shooter that's good for some fun with friends” that’s not very much fun solo. So bring some mates. 

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.