THQ has confirmed that Death will make its may to the Wii U’s launch with Darksiders II – fans can also expect additional content.
The Wii U edition of Darksiders II will feature additional bonus-content not included with other formats. Included on the disc will be the first DLC expansion, Argul’s Tomb, as well as all pre-order bonuses from other editions, adding around five hours of playable content and new legendary weapons and armour.
Darksiders II on Wii U will add new features to take advantage of the Wii U GamePad. The touch screen will display the map and objectives as well as giving quick access to abilities and Death’s inventory. The Wii U system’s gyro functionality will also be utilized to allow players to evade enemy attacks, manipulate objects in the world and steer their character during swimming and riding sequences.
Ryan Stefanelli, Producer of Darksiders II commented:
“We are delighted that Wii U owners will be able to experience the vast world of Darksiders II at launch. The unique Wii U GamePad adds a whole world of possibility that we will be taking advantage of in this title.”
In Darksiders II you play as Death, one of the four horsemen of the Apocalypse, in an tale that runs parallel to the events in the original Darksiders game. Control Death through various light and dark realms as he tries to redeem his brother War, the horseman blamed for prematurely starting the Apocalypse in Darksiders.
Darksiders II is scheduled to be available for Wii U at the console’s launch.
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