This is just a brief overview of what is avaiable in Dynasty Warriors 8 CE and what was added with the DW 8 Xtreme Legends expansion. If you want more details about the game I would suggest checking out the official DW8 or DW8 XL website.Note: Complete Edition = Dynasty Warriors 8 + DW 8 Xtreme LegendsPrice:
$50 (NA)Story Mode
- Follow the Story of each kingdom: Wei, Wu, Shu, Jin, and with Xtreme Legends the storyline of Lubu's forces.
- Each scenario lets you pick from 4 characters to play and objectives can change based on the character chosen.
- The storyline included the historical paths, and hypothetical paths which unlock when you complete all of the optional objectives of a scenario.
- There is offline co-op only. No online co-op for the PC version.
- This mode allows you to choose any selectable scenario in Story Mode and play through it freely with any officer you like.
- By completing scenarios in Story Mode you can unlock scenarios that allow you to play from a rival kingdom's perspective and other stages that can only be selected in Free Mode.
New mode to the series
Three types of battles:
- Mode in which you fight consecutive battles of increasing difficulty in order to gain the allies and materials needed to upgrade your camp and ally with the Emperor.
- After the Emperor is on your side you can continue playing to capture territory across the three kingdoms.
- Skirmish battles - give materials to build
- Raid battles - increase fame
- Great battles - used to recruit new heroes
- Blacksmith, Barracks, Teahouse
- Merchant, Farmer, Stables
- Training Ground, Academy
- Defeat enemy officers in battle to recruit them as your ally.
- You can recruit playable officers as bodyguards to help fight with you in battle.
Player can use stock characters to compete in 5 types of arcade-style challenges:
http://www.tecmokoeiamerica.com/dw8xl/#mode-challengemodeNew in Xtreme Legends:
- Rampage - This course tests how many enemies you can defeat in total.
- Bridge Melee - This course tests how many enemies you can knock off of a platform in the stage.
- Speed Run - This course tests how fast you can make it through an obstacle course to reach the final destination.
- Arena - This course tests how many famous officers you can defeat in succession.
- Inferno - This course tests how fast you can defeat all of the enemies that are presented before you.
- New story mode dedicated to Lubu and his allies
- New stages and hypothetical battles for the other kingdoms
- New content for Ambition mode
- Challenge mode
- Increased level cap (150)
- New EX attack for each character
- 5 New playable characters (82 warriors total)
"The series has had a longstanding, dedicated fan base, and with the enhanced graphics and higher frame rates possible for PC we're confident DYNASTY WARRIORS 8: XTREME LEGENDS COMPLETE EDITION will be a beautiful and fulfilling tactical action experience."DLC Info:http://steamcommunity.com/app/278080/discussions/0/558755530439709143/