Magicka gets new patch, ‘Mea Culpa’ apology DLC

Arrowhead Studio’s accidental friendly-fire simulator Magicka is a pretty sweet game, but to wouldn’t be too much of a stretch to say that at launch it was….a little rough around the edges. Even two hundred thousand and some sales later, it’s much less so, thanks to Arrowhead’s aggressive post-release patching. But it looks like Arrowhead themselves realized that pain, and now they’ve released some free DLC along with the latest patch.

Called the “Mea Culpa” pack, it includes a new wizard outfit, a new sword, a new staff, and new spell for use in the campaign and challenge modes. Check out a picture of me wearing it in the gallery.

As for what the new stuff does, I’ll leave it to Arrowhead’s uncomfortably close-to-home descriptions to tell you:

1 Staff – “Bugged Staff” – summons a swarm of bugs.
1 Sword – “A broken sword”
1 Robe – “Patched Robe”
1 Magick – “Crash to Desktop – Magick – zaps any foe (or friend)

To get you in the right mood, they’ve also cooked up a brand new song, available for free download here, called “The Gamer And Magicka”.

Good on Arrowhead for understanding our pain and maintaining a sense of humor. NOW GET BACK TO PATCHING, I FELL THROUGH THE WORLD AGAIN.


Josh Tolentino
When not posting about Japanese games or Star Trek, Josh served as Managing Editor for Japanator. Now he mostly writes for Destructoid's buddies at Siliconera, but pops back in on occasion.