New free Blasphemous DLC adds NewGame+, penitence system, and enemies

Team17's harrowing Metroidvania is getting a huge new free expansion that adds massive replayability and content to the game.

Published Mon, Jul 20 2020 1:46 PM CDT   |   Updated Tue, Nov 3 2020 11:42 AM CST

During today's Summer Game Fest stream, Team 17 announced a huge new Stir of Dawn expansion coming to Blasphemous in August.

Get ready to jump back into the bizarre, hallowed world of Cvstodia, O' Penitent One. Team17 is rolling out a sizable free DLC for Blasphemous that adds a ton of content including the long-awaited NewGame+, new mind-bending storylines, and a new penitence system that's a more cruel version of the original Fallout's traits system.

Gamers will also get new maps, new enemies and NPCs, and a ton of new items and buffs/nerfs/balances. Essentially Blasphemous will take on a whole new scope with the free Stir of Dawn update.

The update will go live on August 4 across all platforms including PS4, Xbox One, PC, and Nintendo Switch. Check below for more info:

Blasphemous Stir of Dawn DLC includes:

  • New Game+
  • Updated voice acting, including a full Spanish language option.
  • A new, optional 'Three Penitence' system.
  • New storylines, NPCs, bosses, enemies and areas to discover.
  • New Executions & Counter attack mechanic.
  • Revamped map system with more fast travel locations.
  • New items, animations and level art reworks.
  • Balance changes including: Buffed Prayers, Rosary Bead & Sword Heart updates plus enemy tweaks!
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Derek is absorbed with the intersection of technology and gaming, and is always looking forward to new advancements. With over six years in games journalism under his belt, Derek aims to further engage the gaming sector while taking a peek under the tech that powers it. He hopes to one day explore the stars in No Man's Sky with the magic of VR.

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