New DLC is coming to the wacky shark recreation Maneater, and no, this isn’t an April Fools prank (we predict). Maneater: Fact Quest is a story-driven enlargement that places you again into the cartilage of a bull shark in a narrative involving mysteries and conspiracies. 30 Rock actor Chris Parnell is again, too, reprising his position because the investigative journalist Journey Westhaven.
The DLC is targeted on the Naval Wildlife Group and the way they may not be all they appear to be. For these simply catching up, Maneater is the secret and the title of a actuality TV present hosted by Westhaven. The Fact Quest DLC touches on the following chapter of the story the place Westhaven appears to be like into what he believes to be a authorities cover-up. He believes the existence of the super-charged man-eating shark is proof that the federal government is secretly creating uber-animals.
“Journey Westhaven, pushed to the brink of insanity, fires up his ViewTube channel ‘Fact Quest,’ to take his followers, the ‘Questers’ into deep waters in an effort to uncover the darkish secrets and techniques behind this whale of a story,” reads a line from the outline.
Fact Quest options two new episodes of the in-universe present, together with a brand new area to discover. The DLC raises the extent cap to 40, provides new evolutions to develop your shark to develop into even deadlier, whereas the utmost shark dimension has additionally been elevated.
Gamers may also encounter new “Uber” predators and “advanced” creatures to combat. The navy continues to trace you on this enlargement, and now they are going to hunt you by air by way of helicopters and utilizing new weapons, making it harder to flee and survive. The Fact Quest enlargement additionally provides new targets, together with a time trial that challenges you to swim by way of all of the required rings in a sure period of time, and one other that asks you to tail-whip objects to destroy an goal.
Fact Quest is coming someday this summer time and it’ll value $14.99 / €14.99 / £12.99 when it arrives. It will be obtainable on PS5, Xbox Collection X|S, and PC, in addition to PS4 and Xbox One. Maneater can also be coming to Nintendo Switch in late May, however this DLC hasn’t been introduced for that model of the sport.
GameSpot’s Maneater review scored the sport a 7/10.
“With the sharply written, hilariously delivered narration and story beats to clean up the expertise as you go alongside, Maneater turns into a goofy, fish-flopping romp, with a great stability of limbs to sever, boats to wreck, and difficult creatures to render into bite-sized chunks,” reviewer Phil Hornshaw mentioned. “Maneater is not an ideal shark simulator, however it’s a enjoyable and humorous one whose constructive variations outpace its drawbacks.”
Maneater was developed by Tripwire Interactive, the Georgia-based studio identified for its work on the Killing Ground collection, amongst others.