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The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Finally Launching for Consoles on May 10

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Nicalis has announced the console release date for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth “Afterbirth” downloadable content.

The new content will launch for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on May 10th, in both North America and Europe. Wii U owners will unfortunately have to wait a bit longer, as the DLC will come to that platform “in the coming months”.

Setting you back eleven dollars, the new content promises of 100 hours of gameplay and over a thousand new rooms to challenge. Here’s a full list of new content, via Nicalis:

Key Features:

  • Over 100 hours of more gameplay
  • Greed Mode a whole new way to play, focused on risk/reward
  • Expanded main game a new final area with a new final boss
  • Daily Runs – play a new official run, everyday
  • Online Leaderboards compete for highscore/best time
  • Ten totally new and awesome challenges
  • 1000+ new room designs
  • MONSTROUSLY UPDATED WEAPON COMBO SYSTEM!
  • 120 new items-not counting tons of new pickups, chests, pills, bombs and cards-taking the item count up beyond 500
  • Alternate soundtrack
  • New secret transformations!

Uber secrets including:

  • Lilith, mother of demons, a totally new playable character
  • Four new alternate chapters with new enemy types and visual themes
  • Revised seed code combo system and new special seeds
  • 100+ enemies, with new designs
  • Eight new bosses
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4 comments
  1. Alaka'i Lester
    Alaka'i Lester
    April 22, 2016 at 5:06 pm

    I remember the developer talking shit about Wii U. I’ll be surprised if this game does get released on the platform.

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    April 22, 2016 at 5:44 pm

    Source? Tried to look it up and I couldn’t find anything. Hell if anything all the little references in BoI makes me think Ed is a huge Nintendo fan

  3. Alaka'i Lester
    Alaka'i Lester
    April 22, 2016 at 6:21 pm

    It was several months back in Twitter. He was talking about some sort of obstacle trying to port Afterbirth to Wii U, New 3DS, and PSVita. Then after some scuffle with some replies he made a tweet calling the Wii U “a slightly stronger PSVita” which got him flamed from Nintendo fans.

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    April 22, 2016 at 9:17 pm

    Well, and the fact that it’s true. I’m a Nintendo apologist and I acknowledge that it’s NOT the most powerful system out there.