Along with these screenshots
, Electronic Arts
announced that Dead Space 2: Severed
, an all-new digital download pack that extends the Dead Space 2
story with the addition of two standalone chapters in the single-player game, is now available in North America. Developed by Visceral Games
, Dead Space 2: Severed will see the return of Gabe Weller and Lexine Murdock, the two main characters from Dead Space Extraction
. In Dead Space 2: Severed, the story of Weller and Lexine runs parallel to Isaac's blood-curdling adventure in Dead Space 2, but this time players will take on the role of Gabe Weller. Working as a Sprawl Security Guard, Weller has to fight against his own onslaught of Necromorphs, as he attempts to get both him and Lexine to safety. Dead Space 2: Severed will launch in Europe on March 2nd, 2011.