The Mirror's Edge Time Trial DLC pack arrives today. Fans of the game can pick up the DLC, which features seven new non-city maps, on XBL now for 800, and on the PC and PS3 later this evening for $10. PlayStation 3 Mirror's Edge players should already have the free bonus map (which rocks), so they've at least gotten a taste of what to expect. Those of you who play the game on another system can look forward to some insanely abstract parkour action. Kudos to whoever designed these boards, because they are truly thinking outside the box.
Even though these ridiculously awesome time trial maps were supposed to come out on my birthday, but didn't, I'm still totally picking these up tonight when the PlayStation Store update goes live. I have so much fun playing this game that any DLC they give me that keeps me playing is probably going to make it into my home. Just watch that video again, and tell me that it doesn't look freaking sweet. I dare you.
You can read the full release below.
Leave the city behind! DICE announced today that the highly acclaimed first-person action adventure title, Mirror’s Edge™ has released downloadable content (DLC) for the PLAYSTATION®3, the Xbox 360® and the PC.
Players will be challenged to achieve the fastest times possible on nine races across seven all-new and totally redesigned Time Trial maps. No guns, no cops, and no city: this is true aesthetics, agility and flow that will challenge any runner. This special DLC pack is available for £7 or 800 Microsoft points. As an added bonus, all PLAYSTATION 3 Mirror’s Edge fans can now download an additional map for free.
Time Trial is a popular mode in Mirror’s Edge that challenges players to find the fastest route across various maps. Players can upload their best time to the Mirror’s Edge leaderboards for their friends to download and compete against. Players can see their friend’s ‘ghost’ run as they race their way through the course to the top of the leaderboards.
Mirror’s Edge delivers players straight into the shoes of Faith, a modern day heroine who traverses the vertigo-inducing cityscape, engaging in intense combat, fast-paced chases and challenging puzzles. With a never-before-seen sense of movement and perspective, players are drawn into Faith’s dangerous world.
Players can also experience Faith in 2D this Friday when the hand-crafted animation and old school platform game by Brad Borne, creator of Fancy Pants, goes live at www.mirrorsedge2d.com.