Space Marines Screenshots Released for Battlefleet Gothic: Armada DLC
Author: Sam Tree
| Posted: 9 June 2016, 13:17
Focus Home Interactive and Tindalos Interactive have today released two new images showcasing the upcoming Space Marine fleet coming to Battlefleet Gothic: Armada later this month.
Announced several months ago, The Space Marines DLC will be available on the 21st of June, and along with the Tau faction – which is still currently in development – will be free to early adopters of the game on Steam. (Early adopters includes anyone who pre-ordered or purchased the game within its first two months, up until the 21st of June). The two factions will be made available to anyone else as paid DLC at a later date.
The Space Marine DLC will unlock five different Space Marine chapters, including the blue Ultramarines, the Imperial Fists, Blood Angels, Dark Angles and Space Wolves. The below images show off the Dark Angels and Space Wolves.
The Space Marines are the greatest of humanity’s warriors, fierce warriors that have been subjected to intense training, genetic modification, and psycho-conditioning. Their fleets are experts at close-ranged battles, sporting well-armoured ships and specialize in aggressive boarding techniques. In addition, they have access to two unique faction traits which make them immune to insubordination mechanics and give them the ability to prioritize their attacks on different subsystems when boarding.
The secretive Dark Angels hold traditions and rituals that date back to the earliest days of the Imperium – they were the first Legion, and one of the most powerful. Every single Dark Angel wishes atonement for a great sin their brothers committed long ago on their homeworld, Caliban. These monastic Space Marines have only a single goal: To eliminate the Fallen Angels, the Dark Angels that have given in to the temptations of Chaos during the Horus Heresy.
Space Wolves are savage. They accept who they are, fierce warriors from the land of Fenris, proud of their anti-authoritarian ways. A mutation in their gene-seed makes Space Wolves who bear the “Curse of the Wulfen” transform into wolf-like mutants.
More information is due to be released in the next few days on the Ultramarines, the Imperial Fists and Blood Angels. Until then, let us know what you think of the add-on content in the comments below; will it be enough to convince you to be an early adopter? And if you haven’t already, check out Chris’ review on Battlefleet Gothic: Armada here.