The latest addition to State of Decay 2, Daybreak Pack, is now available on Xbox One and PC for $9.99 USD. This expansion adds a new re-playable co-operative “zombie siege” mode. Players and up to three other teammates control Red Talon soldiers with access to high-end weapons and must defend a fortified position while a technician tries to repair a satellite relay. Essentially a wave defense mode where the game throws many combinations of the zombie types it has at you.
A new zombie freak type is added in the Daybreak Pack: the Blood Plague Juggernaut, which can infect players with Blood Plague. This plague will turn your player character into a zombie once time runs out on the yellow indicator on-screen. You must cure the character before they turn or else lose them to the plague. To help you defend against this new zombie are new CLEO weapons. Nine ranged guns, six melee weapons, and six deployable explosives have been added to help you defend the base alongside new accessories and base upgrades. You will also be able to bring a Red Talon soldier into your community. New achievements also let you earn 250 Gamerscore.
The Daybreak Pack was detailed at Gamescom earlier this year as another expansion to State of Decay 2, which has surpassed 3 million players as of late June. You can read our review of game which we said, “challenges you to last for as long as possible. It has its moments where it can drag on, and if you’re after a game where you just want to kill mindlessly, this isn’t for you. Zombie survival simulator though? It does what it set out to achieve.”
Small-town America, one year from today. The dead have risen and civilization has fallen. Not even the military could stop the zombies, and now it’s up to you to gather survivors and build a community with your friends in a post-apocalyptic world – a world where every decision matters, and where you define what it means to survive.