Overcooked 2 is back on the menu with Survival Mode and New Year levels


You can't beat free

I tried keeping my expectations in check for the latest Overcooked 2 update, but that has proven unnecessary. Not only has Ghost Town Games added seven levels themed around Chinese New Year, it's also included a Survival Mode in which every meal you deliver adds precious seconds to the clock.

Oh, and did I mention it's free? The Chinese New Year update is live on PC, PS4, Xbox One, and Switch.

There's a roaming dragon to avoid, and based on how we handled some of the environmental threats in Overcooked 2's Surf 'n' Turf DLC, I am deeply afraid. In line with the traditional theme, the new recipes are hot pot and a fruit platter while the new playable chefs are a Chinese dragon and a pig.

As for Survival Mode, it's another chance to revisit all the existing levels. Ghost Town has also added a sorely needed Replay option so players can jump back into a kitchen right from the results screen.

In a fun coincidence, I had hot pot for the very first time this past weekend. Aside from consistently forgetting to use our designated chopsticks for handling raw ingredients, I had a blast. I wanna go back!

Overcooked! 2: Chinese New Year – FREE update available now! [Team17]

You are logged out. Login | Sign up



Jordan Devore
Jordan DevoreCo-EIC   gamer profile

Jordan is a founding member of Destructoid and poster of seemingly random pictures. They are anything but random. Disclosure: I backed Double Fine Adventure and Awesomenauts: Starstorm on Kickst... more + disclosures



Also on Destructoid: Overcooked 2   (32)   From our database:

  • Overcooked 2 closes out its Season Pass with Carnival of Chaos - Jordan Devore
  • New Overcooked 2 DLC 'Night of the Hangry Horde' detailed at E3, horde mode unveiled - Chris Carter
  • The next Overcooked 2 DLC is camping themed - Jordan Devore
  • Overcooked 2 is back on the menu with Survival Mode and New Year levels - Jordan Devore
  • Overcooked 2 is teasing a free update for Chinese New Year - Chris Moyse
  • Christmas comes early with free Overcooked 2 DLC levels - Jordan Devore
  • Overcooked 2's first major DLC is six bucks, includes 12 levels and three characters - Chris Carter
  • Overcooked 2 adds New Game+ mode on Switch and teases beach DLC - Jordan Devore
  • Consoles will get Overcooked 2's New Game+ mode in early October - Chris Carter
  • More related stories
    Filed under... #cooperative #DLC #multiplayer #Nintendo Switch #PC #PS4 #Trailers #Updates #Xbox One



    You're not expected to always agree, but do please keep cool and never make it personal. Report harassment, spam, and hate speech to our community team. Also, on the right side of a comment you can flag nasty comments anonymously (we ban users dishing bad karma). For everything else, contact us!