Trion Worlds have today announced that Alcatraz will be the next major setting for the free-to-play interconnected video game and TV series Defiance, is now live. Ahead of the Defiance television SyFy show’s season 3 premiere, the “Alcatraz” content update sees Ark Hunters migrating west in search of a new beacon of salvation. The Rock, a now prison-turned-island-base and symbol of authority, has become a hub for daring Expeditions and raids against threats all across the New Frontier and beyond, and it’s up to players to battle deep into this new staging territory against Votan and humans alike.
Defiance’s Alcatraz content update will bring brand-new features to the game, including the all-new Expeditions feature, allowing players to participate in a gauntlet of co-op matches against increasingly tough enemies for even greater rewards. Players will be introduced to Cyber Rigs, systems that augment players’ natural abilities and allow further customization and upgrades to weapons, shields, vehicles and more via the use of Cyber Chips. More updates from the Alcatraz update are outlined in a preview post on the Defiance blog here:http://www.trionworlds.com/defiance/en/2015/04/14/alcatraz-update-is-live/
The Alcatraz content update comes just ahead of the Defiance Season 3 worldwide television premiere on June 12, 2015 at 8pm/7pm central on the Syfy network.
Upon it’s release Defiance became the world’s first-ever interconnected TV series and video game from Syfy and Trion Worlds. The Syfy original series was recently renewed for a third season following a successful Season 2, featuring ambitious crossovers between the show and the game. Defiance the game is now available free to play on the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and PC.
For more information, visit www.defiance.com