Sundown Overdrive was one of the blissfully over-the-top experiences on the Xbox One this yr, and it was shortly clear that followers couldn’t get sufficient OD-killin’ motion within the weeks because the sport’s launch. Right here’s a helpful stat if you happen to want proof: gamers have worn out a mixed whole of greater than 642 million OD, Scabs, and Fizzco Bots. Heck, the TNTeddy alone has been used to blow up greater than 84 million enemies! You’ve been having fun with exploring Sundown Metropolis, too, as evidenced by the (prepared for this?) 2.four billion traversal combos strung collectively because the sport launched. Given the insane period of time you’ve spent having fun with the Awesomepocalypse, this looks like the proper time to check out Sundown Overdrive’s brand-new add-on, The Thriller of the Mooil Rig, which is offered immediately within the Xbox Retailer.
When you’ve downloaded The Thriller of the Mooil Rig (and when you’ve accomplished the “A New Pal” mission in the principle sport), you’ll discover a new mission notification on the map directing you to the FizzCo web cafe. From there, you’ll be tasked with monitoring down an outdated good friend earlier than navigating the deep blue sea to research a misery sign emanating from an offshore rig owned by the shadowy Mooil company. Actually, we don’t wish to discuss concerning the story a lot for worry of spoilers, besides to say that it’s simply as thrilling and over-the-top as you’ve come to anticipate from the group at Insomniac Video games.
Whereas there are a number of hours’ value of latest story and aspect missions sporting a pleasant broad number of aims (take notice, fetch quest haters!), that’s removed from every part The Thriller of the Mooil Rig has to supply. Along with some new weapons, amps, and self-importance gadgets, you’ll additionally discover a full Chaos Squad mission and a Night time Protection base, in addition to a bunch of oil-slicked baddies that present the darkish aspect of what occurs once you attempt to make an Overcharge-with-a-splash-of-crude cocktail. And don’t even get us began on the epic new boss. What, you didn’t anticipate a multi-story monster on the finish of this factor?
Along with all the, um, additions in The Thriller of the Mooil Rig, there’s one component that must be referred to as out for its awesomeness: the brand new water traversal mechanics. As was the case with Sundown Overdrive, you’ll nonetheless be capable to momentarily glide throughout the water with a fast faucet of the X button earlier than touching down. Nevertheless, when you’re sliding throughout the water, you’ll have some new strikes at your disposal, together with the flexibility to dive below the water and launch your self into the air. These new strikes reach making you’re feeling extra highly effective than ever, even once you’re getting your tootsies moist.
Lastly, for the achievement hunters on the market, The Thriller of the Mooil Rig will function a bunch of latest achievements, together with a particular one from your folks at Insomniac Video games. Beginning immediately, hop into Chaos Squad for an opportunity to be matched up with a developer (they’ll be the one with the gasmask subsequent to their gamertag). Should you beat the dev, you’ll win the “Beat the Dev” achievement that’s value 25 Gamerscore, an unique in-game shirt and a fuel masks icon subsequent to your gamertag. Should you beat that participant, you’ll additionally unlock the shirt, achievement and icon. And if you happen to beat the earlier winner… properly, you get the image.
Are you prepared to move again to Sundown Metropolis? Obtain Sundown Overdrive’s The Thriller of the Mooil Rig or seize a Season Cross on the Xbox Retailer immediately![youtube id=”4I2tkB-e6Lg”]