Killing Floor 2: Polar Distress Winter Update Delivers Yuletide Fear Beginning December 7
Tripwire Interactive Introduces New Christmas-themed Content in Latest Free Update
ROSWELL, Ga. – Dec. 7, 2022 – The weather isn’t the only thing that’s frightening this Holiday season… Developer and publisher Tripwire Interactive is excited to announce that the esteemed first-person shooter and co-op action title, Killing Floor 2 is set to receive its free annual winter update with Polar Distress. Releasing on the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system, Xbox One family of devices including the Xbox One X, and PC (via Steam and the Epic Games Store), the content update boasts a new featured community map, weekly mode, and weapons, as well as quality-of-life improvements, letting players spread their holiday cheer as they take down ferocious Zeds in style.
The Polar Distress update will run from Dec. 7 – Jan. 10 and brings a wealth of new content for the holiday season. The new community map, Crash, lets players loose on an icy compound, full of terrors around each corner and a new set of map objectives for players to complete. As a bonus, those who complete all the seasonal map objectives will earn a special Train Conductor Companion. Additional update content includes two new paid DLC weapons with five skin-variant cosmetics each and two free HRG weapons. For all the latest information on the Polar Distress update, special sales and more, fans can follow Tripwire on Twitter, or visit the official website.
Watch the Killing Floor 2: Polar Distress Update Trailer Above
Killing Floor 2: Polar Distress Update Highlights:
New Featured Community Map: Crash:
- Standard Survival Map
- Compatible with Survival, Weekly, Versus, and Endless Game Modes.
- New seasonal objectives related to Crash
- Complete all seasonal objectives to earn the Train Conductor Backpack
Weekly Game Mode:
- Perk Roulette: In this mode, your perk is no longer a choice. For each wave, you’ll have to adapt to the perk assigned. Use snap judgment and make the best with what you got in this intense mode of random mayhem!
- Players can earn the Perk Roulette Backpack
Weapons: 2 New Paid DLC Weapons with 5 skin variants each
- HV Storm Cannon
- Zed Eradicator Device MK III
HRG Weapons: 2 New Free HRG Weapons
- HRG Medic Missile
- HRG Ballistic Bouncer
Cosmetics: 4 Weapons Skin Bundles and 1 Outfit Bundle
- Retro Gamer Weapon Skin Bundle Pack
- Chameleon MK III Weapon Skin Bundle Pack
- Medieval Weapon Skin Bundle Pack
- Tacticool Weapon Skin Bundle Pack
- Train Conductor Outfit Bundle
In Killing Floor 2, players descend into continental Europe where the outbreak caused by Horzine Biotech’s failed experiment has quickly spread and gained unstoppable momentum, essentially paralyzing the European Union— Just one month after the events in the original KILLING FLOOR, the specimen clones are everywhere and civilization is in disarray; communications have failed, governments have collapsed, and military forces have been systematically eradicated. The people of Europe know survival and self-preservation too well and lucky survivors have gone into hiding.
Not all have given up hope though… A group of civilians and mercenaries have banded together to combat the outbreak and established privately funded operation bases across Europe. Upon tracking specimen clone outbreaks, players will descend into zed-laden hot zones and exterminate them.
Killing Floor 2 has an MSRP of $29.99 / €29.99 / £24.99 and is developed and published by Tripwire Interactive and is published at retail by Deep Silver and Iceberg Interactive for the Xbox One, Xbox One X, PlayStation®4 Pro, PlayStation®4, and PC. This title has been rated M by the ESRB, PEGI 18, USK 18.
Stay up-to-date with the latest Killing Floor 2 news and information on the official website. You can also keep track of Tripwire Interactive by visiting the official website, Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and YouTube.
About Tripwire Interactive
Formed in 2005 as a humble independent developer founded by gamers who found success in the video game modding community, Tripwire Interactive has developed and self-published multiple critically acclaimed titles in the wildly popular Killing Floor and Rising Storm franchises, which have collectively sold over 20 million units to date. The studio’s latest project, Maneater, breaks new ground in the popular action RPG genre and finds players taking on the role of a deadly shark with the uncanny ability to evolve as it feeds.
Since then, Tripwire Interactive has expanded its business with the publishing division, Tripwire Presents, turning its experience and resources to include publishing titles spanning multiple platforms and genres from other talented independent studios. Tripwire Presents aims to help like-minded independent studios bring their titles to market, including Chivalry 2 developed by Torn Banner Studios, Espire 1: VR Operative and Espire 2 developed by Digital Lode, DECEIVE INC. developed by Sweet Bandits Studios and Road Redemption developed by EQ Games and Pixel Dash Studios. Tripwire Presents continues to grow their portfolio, and are always on the lookout for the next great team and game. Inquiries and pitches can be directed to firstname.lastname@example.org, or submitted through their publishing application form.
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