Most video games set within the Warhammer 40K universe have drawn from the setting’s heritage in tabletop technique video games, however there have been a few which have allow you to personally really feel the facility of the Adeptus Astartes. One of the best of these is Warhammer 40K: Space Marine, which is now sufficiently old to be getting a tenth Anniversary Edition – which is a free improve for those who already personal Space Marine on Steam.

Space Marine is a hack ‘n slash third-person shooter that debuted on the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 back in 2011, and it doesn’t waste any time getting you into the motion. As quickly as you’re launched to Captain Titus of the Ultramarines, he’s strapping on an assault leap pack and leaping out of a crippled Thunderhawk above Forge World Graia, which is being invaded by Orks.

From the second his ft contact the bottom, Titus units to work gorily ventilating each greenskin that comes into view, utilizing more and more highly effective weaponry because the marketing campaign progresses. Space Marine pushes you into melee encounters by making the bloody executions the one means for Titus to get better well being, so it doesn’t matter what’s happening, you’ll often have to rise up shut and private for some ripping and tearing – ideally with a buzzing chainsword on the prepared.

It’s a good time. Here’s the trailer:

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The new Anniversary Edition comes with every bit of DLC Relic launched for Space Marine, together with armour units for the Blood Angels, Salamanders, Alpha Legion Champion, Legion of the Damned, Emperor’s Elite, and Traitor Legions. There’s additionally golden relic variations of the bolter and chainsword, a Power Sword, in addition to the Chaos Unleashed Map Pack, Dreadnought Assault, Iron Hand Veteran Chapter Pack, and Death Guard Champion Chapter Pack.

If you don’t already personal Space Marine, it’s at present on sale on Steam for 66% off the conventional checklist worth, so you may decide it up for $20.39 / £13.59.