Warhammer: Vermintide 2 – Chaos Wastes Update Now Live

Warhammer: Vermintide 2

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Fatshark have released the free Chaos Wastes update for their co-op focused hack and slash, Warhammer: Vermintide 2.

The Chaos Wastes is a new, roguelite-inspired game mode where up to four players can venture into the desolate realms of Chaos. Work together with your team to overcome increasingly difficult challenges, gaining access to great rewards along the way. However, failure can undo all of your hard work fighting against the Ruinous Powers.

You can find the trailer for the update below.

Vermintide 2 received a cosmetic DLC pack as well, in the form of the Forgotten Relics Pack. This DLC includes five new weapons, four new paintings, and a new portrait frame. The Forgotten Relics Pack costs $5.99 USD.

You can find the rundown of the new content (via Steam) below:

Chaos Wastes is a free update to Warhammer: Vermintide 2. Explore the unpredictable and dramatic lands of Chaos Wastes in this all-new 1-4 player co-op rogue-lite experience, expanding the Vermintide story in a new game mode.


Explore the Chaos Wastes together with your fellow heroes in this new rogue-lite inspired game mode. Build your team from the ground up, decide your tactics together and prepare for the unexpected. The farther your team progresses, the greater the reward, but beware: failure to reach the expedition’s end may rob you of the fruits of your labor.


Head out on expeditions and explore 15 new unique locations. The journey will take you through a diverse landscape with icy expanses, mountain ranges, and treacherous valleys, all under the control of ruinous powers. Your mission is to locate the rumored Citadel of Eternity in the search for salvation – at any cost.


No two expeditions are the same. Thus, the choices you make are more important than ever and can tip the scales, from life to death. Choose carefully as you equip new weapons, boons, miracles, and more as you progress through the expeditions.


Throughout your journey, you may encounter areas that are cursed. When you enter a cursed area, the landscape itself is influenced by its current ruler which dramatically changes the way you need to play. So, prepare for an extra challenge as a cursed area also brings a more sinister threat.

Warhammer: Vermintide 2 is available for Windows PC (via GamersGate, and Steam), PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.



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