Nearly 40% savings over individual DLC purchases; first DLC, Bug Hunt, out in March
SEGA, Gearbox Software and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products today unveiled a Season Pass promotional program for Aliens: Colonial Marines, a squad-based first-person shooter scheduled to be available on February 12th, for PC, Xbox 360 and PS3.
Customers who purchase the Season Pass at participating retailers online or in store will receive all four upcoming pieces of downloadable content, which will feature new campaign as well as multiplayer content, for $29.99/£19.99/€29.99/$29.99/2400 Microsoft Points. The Season Pass will give players access to all four upcoming packs of DLC, as they become available, at almost 40% savings over the individual purchase of the content.
In related news, it has been unveiled that the game's first post-launch downloadable content, Bug Hunt, is scheduled for March 2013. It will throw players into an all-new multiplayer mode where they have to take on waves of increasingly difficult enemies in three brand new maps based on environments from the Aliens film.
Update: customers who preorder or purchase the game at Walmart will receive Bug Hunt for free.