Death on top as Darksiders II conquers Aussie charts at launch


They say two things are inevitable – Death and taxes – and given how spectacular playing Death is in Darksiders II it was inevitiable that Death would be on top of the Aussie sales charts. The NDP Group Australia have confirmed that Darksiders II was the number one selling game in Australia in its August 16th launch week. When you consider the steep competition that Darksiders II beat – this is quite the achievement.

In related Darksiders II news, THQ also announced that the first DLC pack for the title will be available on Thursday 27th September on Xbox Live, PSN and PC. Entitled Argul’s Tomb, the content is a completely new gameplay zone which includes new enemies, new unique legendary loot and new dungeons. The content is targeted towards players who have finished at least the first three zones of the main game, but nevertheless provides a challenge for gamers of all levels.

For those of you who have yet to purchase Darksiders II – you’re in luck – because new purchasers of the Limited Edition version of Darksiders II will see a unique code in their game box entitling them to download Agul’s Tomb for free. For the rest of us, Argul’s Tombe will cost 560 MSP or $9.29. The Wii U version of the game will feature the Argul’s Tomb content included on the disc at launch.

Congratulations to THQ and Vigil Games for the impressive achievement – Darksiders II is a fantastic game which I loved as evidenced in my review. More content for what is already an amazing game is icing on the cake. For those of you yet to play the title – grab yourself the Limited Edition and enjoy what is one of the best games of 2012.

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