Cold Iron Studios and 20th Century Games have announced that a new story expansion for Aliens: Fireteam Elite will launch on August 30th, 2022.
The Pathogen expansion arrives on August 30th and adds a new campaign to the game, featuring three exclusive story missions which introduce a new challenging threat to keep fans and their fireteams coming back for more Alien action! Players must fight through caustic new enemies and across deadly new environments with an armory packed with fresh tools and cosmetics.
The Pathogen expansion will be available for purchase on Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, PlayStation 5, PlayStation 4, and Steam. A copy of Aliens: Fireteam Elite on the same platform is required to play this content.
Alongside the Pathogen expansion, Cold Iron also revealed plans for a free update for all Aliens: Fireteam Elite owners, a new Hardcore mode that will be available at the same time as Pathogen.
The Pathogen Expansion features the following content:
- 3 New Missions as a part of the Pathogen campaign
- 8 New Weapons, 2 for each weapon type
- 1 New Perk for each Class Kit that modifies the player’s main ability
- 26 New Weapon Attachments that modify stats and grant special traits
- 2 New Outfits (for all 7 Class Kits) and 6 Head Accessories for Marine customization
- 21 New Weapon Colors and 9 Decals for gun customization
- 10 New Emotes for interacting within Fireteams