Ninja Gaiden 3 DLC Being Released Today, New Difficulty Coming In April

Tecmo Koei has announced that downloadable content for Ninja Gaiden 3 is being released today and that more is coming in April.

The downloadable content that will be made available today as part of Ninja Pack 1 is: Metal Claws for multiplayer, Ninja Trials packs for Acolyte, Mentor, Leader, Master difficulties and additional customization items. The pack will be available for purchase for $9.99 or 800 Microsoft Points. The content is also available for purchase individually, but individual prices haven’t been specified.

Free downloadable content is available for Ninja Gaiden 3 as well: Falcon’s Talons (hand and feet claw weapons from the events of Ninja Gaiden 2, which can be used by Ryu Hayabusa in the story mode) as well as a new stage for Clan Battle and a higher level cap for online multiplayer. The DLC is free on both platforms and is available as a software update for PS3 and as free download “Ninja Lite Pack 1” on Xbox 360.

Finally, a new difficulty mode will be added to the game on April 24th: Ultimate Ninja Difficulty, which is said to challenge even the most advanced players. The new difficulty mode will remain free to download for one month.

To view “DLC Pack 1” trailer, click on the video below:

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