Saints Row Reboot’s Third and Potentially Final Expansion Has a Release Date

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Saints Row’s third and doubtlessly remaining enlargement, A Music Of Ice And Mud, comes out August 8, developer Volition has introduced.

The enlargement launches forward of Saint Row’s August 24 Steam launch, which comes alongside a brand new exercise for gamers on all platforms.

Volition has but to element A Music Of Ice And Mud, save point out of latest missions, new cosmetics, new weapons, new autos, and a quick blurb: “When a crippling ambush decimates the Dustlanders, it’s as much as fierce rivals Bossonius and Gwendolyn Firebird to hitch forces and defend The DustFaire from a brand new foe.” Yep, it’s Saints Row does Sport of Thrones.

A Music Of Ice And Mud is the ultimate piece of DLC outlined in Saints Row’s post-launch roadmap and doubtlessly brings an finish to a reboot that endured a troublesome essential and business reception upon its August 2022 launch. IGN’s Saints Row overview got here away with a 6/10: “Saints Row delivers no scarcity of shallow shoot ’em up thrills, however it’s a really acquainted and uninspired model of sandbox enjoyable.”

In November, guardian firm Embracer merged Volition into Borderlands maker Gearbox. On the time, Embracer boss Lars Wingefors admitted “the reception of Saints Row didn’t meet the complete expectations and left the fanbase partially polarized”.

Embracer later introduced plans to shut studios, cancel video games, and lay employees off simply weeks after a $2 billion contract deal fell via. Whereas fellow Embracer-owned studio Crystal Dynamics mentioned its work on the brand new Tomb Raider and Excellent Darkish video games was protected, Volition didn’t concern the same public assertion on the way forward for Saints Row. In a tweet dated July 3 to rejoice its thirtieth anniversary, Volition mentioned it was “excited for the long run” of the studio.

Wesley is the UK Information Editor for IGN. Discover him on Twitter at @wyp100. You’ll be able to attain Wesley at [email protected] or confidentially at [email protected].

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