Multiplayer Free To Download & Play, Permanently
Croteam and Devolver have announced some DLC for Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter, entitled The Legend Of The Beast. This expansion will hit Steam on May 15th for $4.99 (European pricing TBA), containing three new campaign missions and six multiplayer maps.
Serious Sam HD's multiplayer portion will also be going free to play, as in, free to download as well. We've got more details below.
The Legend Of The Beast will chronicle Sam Stone's pursuit of a the mysterious Ram God of The Great Obelisk, which includes:
- Three New Campaign Missions
- Three New Brutal Survival Mode Maps
- Three New Chaotic Versus Mode Maps
“Our team is very excited to extend the world of the classic Serious Sam: The Second Encounter and we think the fans will really enjoy the news areas and scenarios we’ve put into Legend of the Beast,” said Davor Hunski, "Chief Creative Guy" at Croteam.
In addition to the new content, Croteam and Devolver Digital will be making all Serious Sam HD: The Second Encounter’s versus and survivor multiplayer modes free-to-play via Steam and available to download at no charge, permanently, starting May 15th. These free modes include Capture the Flag, Deathmatch, Team Deathmatch, Instant Kill, Last Man Standing, My Burden, Survival and Team Survival.
“Just the thought of all that extra cash is making me download some content into my pants,” claimed Fork Parker, (fictional) CFO of Devolver Digital, “Profit makes me horny.”
Spot-on as always, Fork.