Capcom recently sent a press release out stating that Lost Planet 2 will be getting two new map packs that are set to release next week. The map packs will release on June 1st for $4.99 on the PlayStation Store ( and presumibly the EU Store one day later) and will release on June 2nd for 400 Microsoft Points on the Xbox Live Marketplace. In this map pack you will get “Frozen Wasteland” which is a remake of the same map in the original Lost Planet. The other map you w ll get in this pack is “Dockyard Battle” which is an arena that holds 16 players and is inspired from Episode 4 of the campaign for Lost Planet 2.
Coming in June, PS3 owners will be able to download two skins of the Helghast characters from Killzone at no charge! These skins, in addition to the previously announced Monster Hunter skin which will be available later this month, which are both exclusive to PlayStation 3.
This video gives a glimpse of Co-op gameplay that will be available when Lost Planet 2 drops. You can see the bubble shield they borrowed from Halo 3 as well as some improvements on the original gameplay such as huge Mech Suits with room for passengers.
Look for a demo around E3 on Xbox Live. PC and PS3 versions of the game are still unannounced, but not ruled out completely.
Capcom has released some new screens for their upcoming sequel to Lost Planet 2 for Xbox 360. PS3 owners should be pretty confident that this will, at the very least, be a timed exclusive.
Hit the jump for new screenshots.
Resident Evil 5 producer and all-around Capcom hotshot Jun Takeuchi recently talked to GameDaily about a variety of subjects. Most important to those of you anxious to head back out into the cold is the news that Capcom is considering a multiplatform release for Lost Planet 2, as Takeuchi admits the company is “currently investigating other platforms.” Whether those other platforms include the PS3 is anybody’s guess right now, but if the first game is any indication, it’ll arrive on Sony’s platform eventually.
Lost Planet 2 is slated for release next year.
– A Big Shot
Yeah, you read that right!
First off. This game looks ridiculously good. Second, it’s being produced by Jun Takeuchi, producer of Resident Evil 5. Check out how massive some of the bosses in this game are and how detailed and varied the environments are. Oh, and the video shows some rather stunning 4-player co-op.
This trailer was released on Xbox Live exclusively, no word whether the game is a Xbox 360 exclusive or not. and will be released on PC, Xbox 360 and PS3
– A Big Shot
New Lost Planet in the works and is due out early next year according to Capcom and will release on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC. There is no talk of a Vita verison.
A few facts about the game is that it is being developed by Spark Unlimited the team behind Call of Duty: Finest Hour, they are using the Unreal Engine 3.