The plot of Metro: Last Light was written by Dmitry Glukhovsky, acclaimed author of the novel Metro 2033 which inspired the creation of both video games
Deep Silver announced that Metro: Last Light, the sequel to Metro 2033, has reached Gold status and will hit the shelves on May 14, 2013 in North America and May 17, 2013 across Europe, for PC, Mac, Xbox 360 and PS3. Players who commit themselves to the Spartan order of Rangers, the self-styled protectors of the Metro, will receive a special reward. The Limited Edition of Metro: Last Light, guaranteed with all pre-orders, includes the Ranger Mode DLC. With its HUD free display, deadlier combat and dramatically limited resources, it offers the ultimate challenge for Metro veterans.
Ranger Mode also includes the Russian AKSU riffle as well as additional 100 military grade rounds to fully customize your starting loadout.