Aliens: Colonial Marines: 4 DLC packs and season pass planned

Campaign add-on, new multiplayer maps and modes in the works

Sega plans to release four Aliens: Colonial Marines DLC packs by summer 2013, according to retail listings for an unannounced content season pass.


Both GameStop and Green Man Gaming are carrying listings for the DLC season pass, which is currently available to purchase for £17.99 and $26.99, discounted from £19.99 and $29.99 respectively.

According to the product blurb:

Hungry for more Aliens: Colonial Marines? Purchase the Aliens: Colonial Marines Season Pass and get access to four downloadable content packages at a 33% discount! All add-on content packs are scheduled to be released from March through to summer 2013. The Aliens: Colonial Marines Season Pass will give you access to campaign content, additional multiplayer maps, new modes, character customisation and more!

If you purchase this Aliens: Colonial Marines Season Pass, all included content should be downloaded in-game and NOT from Steam, or you will be charged twice. Aliens: Colonial Marines game required (sold separately).

Sega has confirmed an Aliens: Colonial Marines release date of February 12, 2013 on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, with a Wii U launch date set to be "revealed at a later time".

Customers who place Aliens: Colonial Marines pre-orders will be able to play as Aliens movie characters Hicks, Hudson, Drake and Apone in multiplayer, customise their marine's arsenal and wield Ripley's flamethrower.

For more on the game, check out our Aliens: Colonial Marines preview published last month.