Rise of the Tomb Raider on PS4 October 11 with all DLC and VR support

The video game will feature an art-work book celebrating 20 years of the franchise and a mission for PlayStation VR.

In the last hours it was nothing but a rumor, and a few minutes ago Crystal dynamics has made it official. All the gossip was true, and the version for Playstation 4 Rise of the Tomb Raider goes on sale in October, and it does so with juicy extras for fans of the Sony console.

"Whenever we've asked which DLC you're most interested in, a 'new story' is number one on the list. When we discussed it with our franchise creative director, Noah Hughes, he immediately turned to one of the favorites on the list. series: Croft Manor, "explains Scott Amos, co-director of Crystal dynamics, on one of the main novelties of this launch, the first-person mode with PlayStation VR support for a walk through the Croft Mansion. "Although we had only previously shown it in a few sequences during the Rise of the Tomb Raider campaign, the Mansion represents more than just a place. It's about Lara's legacy. It's an incredibly important part of the story and the franchise, and like many of you we have grown fond of the memories of her that we have from the classic games. So we are excited to present the new chapter Blood ties (available free to season pass holders on PC and XOne), which will allow you to explore Croft Manor and unlock its mysteries in a new story mode, then defend it against an invasion of the 'undead' in 'The Nightmare of Lara´ ".

"Soon we will add a new cooperative online expansion for Resistance mode. You can team up with a friend to raid tombs and fight to survive as long as possible and be at the top of the leaderboards," Amos continues in words collected by the official PlayStation blog. "To celebrate the releases of Tomb Raider over the years, you'll be able to equip Lara with a 're-vised' version of the cold suit and Hailstorm pistol that came out with Tomb Raider III. Plus, a special card pack will allow you to replay the main story with five classic Lara models. You won't believe your eyes when you see Lara's original low-poly model in glorious high definition in the Rise of the Tomb Raider sequences. hardcore fans, we've added a brutal new setup Ultimate survival, which increases the difficulty and eliminates all checkpoints. The only way to save your game is to find enough resources to light a bonfire and survive going from one to another. Finally, along with the Resistance mode, all the DLC that have previously been released will be included ".

The contents of this Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration are as follows:

  • The acclaimed Rise of the Tomb Raider
  • New difficulty mode Survivor Extreme no checkpoints
  • The Blood Ties and Lara's Nightmare DLC
  • Cooperative Support for a Resistance Mode defying extreme conditions
  • New equipment for Lara to survive the cold inspired by Tomb Raider III
  • Classic Lara card pack, allowing Expedition Modes fans to use different models of the protagonist.
  • All DLCs released to date, including Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch, Cold Darkness Awakened, 12 costumes, 7 weapons, and 35 expedition cards
  • Support for PlayStation VR that challenges players to unleash the mysteries of Croft Manor in first person.