Homefront Fire Sale Map Pack Announced

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Kaos Studios has announced the first DLC pack for Homefront. The “Fire Sale” map pack includes two new multiplayer maps that will “carry you further into the heart of a war torn and twisted America”. They also released a new patch to which has fixed some of the problems with the multiplayer.

Kaos also announced a 870 express shotgun is being release, however there is no info whether this will be as additional DLC. As a token of gesture to thank gamers who have supported Homefront despite the initial problems, Kaos are also releasing a free Premium Homefront Theme.

The game’s official forums has listed the improvements that were included in the patch:

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• Assist points for vehicle kills
• Rank Resets
• Game returns to MP menu instead of Main Menu after leaving a match
• Max ping limits for server connections (prevent connections to distant servers)
• Game freeze & hitching
• Joining Friends feature
• Beacon errors
• Party Connectivity
• Various other fixes
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After you have downloaded the patch, you may notice that an “Ability Pack” has now become available. This pack will add some perks to your character when you play a multiplayer mode:

[box_light]• Ice Cold: Invisible on thermal views and airstrike sensors
• Situational Awareness: Enemy gamertag appears when shot
• EMP Tactician: Deal more damage vs EMP’d vehicles
• Short Fuse: Reduced cook time on frag grenades
• Bomb Suit: Take less damage from explosives
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The “Fire Sale” pack, 870 Express Shotgun and Premium Homefront Theme are due to be released on June 7th. A price has not been confirmed for the shotgun or the map pack; the theme will be free.

Akhil Malhotra

I am really interested in RPG style games, something where you can upgrade your character and weapons. I also like FPS games. Currently playing: Fifa 14, BattleField 4 and F1 2013.