The Binding of Isaac Repentance DLC enlargement was introduced over two years ago. Developer Nicalis has spent all that point creating a “sequel sized final expansion” that may be releasing on Steam on March 31. The excellent news is it should additionally be releasing on console “later”.

Repentance sends Isaac again into the basement to face new enemies and executives in locations he’s by no means seen earlier than, these which might be “unholy terrors from his wildest dreams and worst nightmares”. So he stands a likelihood towards them, there’ll be new objects to search out and new weapon combos to synergise. In complete, there’s greater than 500 hours of new gameplay, in addition to lots of quality-of-life enhancements to the present content material. The checklist of new options embody:

  • 130+ new objects (greater than 700 objects in complete)
  • A full alternate path with model new chapters and a new closing boss and ending
  • 100+ new enemies
  • 25+ new bosses
  • 2 new playable characters
  • 5 new challenges
  • 5,000+ new room designs

The Steam model will even embody greater than 100 new achievements. We can count on the PlayStation four launch so as to add new trophies too. Seeing as earlier expansions Afterbirth and Afterbirth+ added seven trophies apiece, a related quantity would be a extra sensible expectation.

Repentance has been in growth for 3 years and can be the ultimate enlargement for the sport. While it was initially anticipated to be launched on the finish of 2020, the vacation season slowed growth down. As such, the crew took an additional three months to hold out extra testing. An actual launch window for consoles has but to be revealed, though creator Edmund McMillen revealed that the platform holders “want it done ASAP”.

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is at the moment solely obtainable on PlayStation four and PlayStation Vita; when requested by a fan whether or not we may count on the sport to look on PS5, McMillen acknowledged he’s “not the one who decides this, but when we do it the purpose would [be] to have it performed ASAP“.