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Spelunky DLC adds new characters and deathmatch arenas

4:30 PM on 02.21.2013 // Jordan Devore
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Dibs on the Cyclops

It got buried with yesterday's PlayStation 4 news onslaught, but Spelunky on Xbox Live Arcade has gotten downloadable content. There are two add-ons, each priced at $2 (160 Microsoft Points).

The first pack adds eight playable characters: the Eskimo, the Robot, the Viking, the Round Girl, the Round Boy, the Cyclops, the Ninja, and the Golden Monk. The other add-on includes 24 deathmatch arenas should you still have the urge to play the competitive multiplayer.

While this is nothing too crazy, dedicated Spelunky players can probably scrounge up a few bucks for the content. I'm eying these new characters, as I like to play with someone who will stand out visually from everything else in the environment. There are some strong contenders in here.

[Thanks, Corduroy Turtle]




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