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Nicalis have announced the release date for the DLC expansion for The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth, dubbed The Binding of Isaac: Repentance.
The expansion is toted as “bigger than a sequel” and “the ‘final’ update” to the game, it brings new content to the rougelike top-down shooter. This includes over 500 hours of gameplay, over 130 new items (for a total of over 700), over 100 new enemies, over 25 new bosses, 2 new playable characters, 5 new challenges, and over 5,000 new rooms.
The DLC also adds an alternate path with new chapters, a new final boss, and ending. Nicalis also tease the new trailer may have some secrets hidden within in it.
The Binding of Isaac: Repentance launches Q1 2021 on PC and consoles. Curiously, the game’s Steam page description erroneously states it is Q2 (though the release date on the page itself states Q1).
You can find the new teaser trailer below.
You can find the full rundown (via Steam) below.
PRAY FOR REPENTANCE AND BE REBORN
Experience the modern classic, The Binding of Isaac, like you’ve never seen it before. It’s a game too big to be called a sequel: Repentance takes Isaac to new heights of roguelike dungeon adventure, as the brave boy descends into the basement for his greatest challenge yet! Isaac’s new quest takes him to unknown places he’s never been, filled with horrible new enemies and bosses, weapon combos you’ve never synergized before and items he’s never seen… unholy terrors from his wildest dreams and worst nightmares!
BIGGER THAN A SEQUEL
The Binding of Isaac: Repentance is so huge, so new and so feature-packed that it makes previous updates look like prequels. There are more features, improvements and new secrets, too many secrets, than most games would include in an official sequel! It’s an immense amount of new content to explore, even if you’re at 1,000,000%!
THE “FINAL” UPDATE TO THE AWARD-WINNING CLASSIC
The Binding of Isaac: Repentance features hundreds of new features and quality-of-life improvements. It’s the ultimate edition of the genre-defining roguelike, now with OVER 500 HOURS of new gameplay!
– 130+ new items (more than 700 items in total)
– A full alternate path with brand new chapters and a new final boss and ending
– 100+ new enemies
– 25+ new bosses
– 2 new playable characters
– 5 new challenges
– 100+ new achievements
– 5,000+ new room designs
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is available on Windows PC, Linux, Mac (all via Steam, and PC and Mac on GamersGate), New Nintendo 3DS, Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, PlayStation Vita, Wii U, Xbox One, and iOS.