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Hi everyone,

Our hardcore action RPG The Surge is set to be enriched even further with the release of a major new expansion: A Walk in the Park, coming December 5th to PS4, Xbox One and PC.

In the run-up to release, we'd like to give you more info about the DLC's new content!

Today, let's talk about A Walk in the Park's new implants!

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Implants add passive and active skills to Warren, allowing you to customize his gameplay according to your playstyle. The gear you wear and implants you equip all require Core Power to operate. This means that the more you level up your rig, the more options you’ll be giving yourself when it comes to equipment and playstyle.

The Surge: A Walk in the Park introduces 15 brand new implants, massively expanding your combat options. Combined with the implants of the base game, you will have dozens of new combinations and play styles.

Let's take a look at a new example build based on the new gear found in the DLC!

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We have here an endgame character with many implants slots (we added implant slots in NG+ to NG+++, as you can see in the screenshot above), but the concept is the same with less core power and fewer implants.

This high energy build gives you many tools to face the deadly mascots of CREO World:

High energy generation

0_1511435947910_Palladium E-Cell.PNG Palladium E-Cell: Increases maximum energy. Scales with Core Power.

0_1511435546762_Kinetic Converter v3.PNG Kinetic Converter: Generates energy when blocking attacks.

0_1511435787449_Implanted Electrodes.PNG Implanted Electrodes: Injectable which provides a burst of energy

0_1511436049634_Sustaining Array.PNG Sustaining Array: Slows energy decay.

0_1511436146497_Rig Capacitor XL.PNG Rig Capacitor XL: Stores energy, stopping energy decay below 30% of maximum energy.

High survability (defense, blocking, impact boost and health)

0_1511436401843_Ablative Array.PNG Ablative Array: Increase defense when energy is high.

0_1511447227810_Concussive Array.PNG Concussive Array: Increases impact when energy is high.

0_1511436475505_Gyro-Stabilize.PNG Gyro-Stabilize: Reduces the stamina consumed when blocking attacks.

0_1511436889963_Plasmic Array.PNG Plasmic Array: Provides heal over time while energy is high.

0_1511436973805_Vital Boost.PNG Vital Boost: Increases maximum health. Scales with Core Power.

High energy consumption (Damage output and heal)

0_1511436671170_Drone Power Circuit.PNG Drone Power Circuit: Increases the damage of drone attacks by 50%.

0_1511436749411_Medi-Voltaic Injection.PNG Medi-Voltaic Injection: Injectable that uses energy to restore health.

Coupled with a heavy-duty weapon to maximise your impact, and the MANTIS gear set, which reduces all injectable energy costs by 25%, this build gives you very high survivability through blocking and infinite healing as long as you have energy (which is generated by blocking!). It's a slow and steady build: use your drone to damage and knock over your opponents, then control the fight by blocking enemy attacks before your next strike.

This build is only one of the various ways to combine The Surge: A Walk in the Park's new implants with the dozens of existing pieces of equipment from the base game. You'll soon be able to experiment and create your own play style!

The Surge: Complete Edition and A Walk in the Park will be available December 5th on PS4, Xbox One and PC.

last edited by Netheos