Within the grim current of tactical turn-based gaming, Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters has determined there isn’t simply battle, but in addition room for large stompy coffin-robots, the celebs of its first DLC: Obligation Everlasting. The Gray Knights are getting some reinforcements of their ongoing battle towards the plague-piñata forces of Nurgle, with each playable Dreadnoughts and a brand new class within the type of the Techmarine.

Obligation Everlasting brings a brand new marketing campaign that provides a brand new mission variant—the Technopage Outbreak—in which you’ll be able to tag in a fifth group member with decidedly extra firepower. The Venerable Dreadnought is a customizable strolling robo-pal with a macabre twist. A largely useless Gray Knight is entombed inside, saved alive solely by the machine—making it the uncommon instance of a dying metallic album cowl in each kind and performance. Whilst you can’t take the Dreadnought alongside on each mission, they’re customizable with totally different weapons to unlock, and the Gray Knight inside may even be one in every of your personal squad that bites it in fight. In case Brother Steve simply has to outlive as a residing weapon to your amusement, you monster.

Whereas they aren’t as imposing as a Dreadnought, the brand new Techmarine class isn’t a slouch within the grims-per-second class, since they will deploy and management a pile of Fight Servitors—cybernetic zombies which were re-programmed to struggle and be exceptionally creepy whereas doing it. The Techmarine can restore and buff up their Servitors, and even your Dreadnought, so they appear like a useful assist class to have round, for those who don’t thoughts a bunch of cybernetic fleshbots milling about in between missions.

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters - a dreadnought helps out some friendly nurgle who are cold by turning on the heat

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If you happen to’re extra a fan of the technique facet of issues on the massive map, Obligation Everlasting additionally introduces a second strike vessel—the Gladius Frigate—which helps you to ship squads off to do missions you may’t get to in time or simply don’t really feel like coping with. Being in two locations without delay is fairly cool, although you received’t really be taking part in out these additional missions, since they’ll merely auto-resolve and produce again the rewards (or physique luggage, if it goes fallacious) for you. It’s a cool thought, since quite a lot of what Frontier Foundry actually nailed with Daemonhunters was the between-mission technique, from particular occasions to maintaining your ship working, and the brand new Gladius Frigate appears to be like to present an additional dimension to that technique.

You may try the Obligation Everlasting reveal trailer for extra particulars, forward of its full launch on December 6 for $15 on Steam and the Epic Video games retailer.