Kaos releases Homefront Xbox 360 update, details plans for DLC and free gear

Because rebelling against a Korean occupation can get a little ho-hum after a stretch, Kaos has released an Xbox 360 update for Homefront, as well as info on upcoming DLC and a handful of freebies; all of which are part of what the studio calls the “first small taste of anticipated robust updates” coming for its alternate reality FPS.

Available for download now, the Xbox 360 update addresses persistent glitching and freezing issues, online connectivity shortcomings, multiplayer hiccups, beacon errors and a host of other minor bugs and problems that have been present since the game's launch in March. The update also includes a free ability pack containing the following perks:

  • Ice Cold: Invisible on thermal views and airstrike sensors
  • Situational Awareness: Enemy gamertag appears when shot
  • -EMP Tactician: Deal more damage vs EMP’d vehicles
  • Short Fuse: Reduced cook time on frag grenades
  • Bomb Suit: Take less damage from explosives

In addition to the update, Kaos announced Homefront's first DLC will be called the Fire Sale Map Pack, and include two new multiplayer environments. Xbox 360 owners will be the first to gain access to the extra content on June 7th, which is the same day Kaos says it will also be giving away free premium Homefront themes and 870 Express Shotguns. The virtual kind, we hope.

Full details of the patch and anticipated freebies have been posted at Kaos's website.

May 27, 2011

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  • JayQ - May 27, 2011 9:50 p.m.

    I'm pretty sure the ability pack, premium theme and shotgun are free, not the map pack.
  • Jedipimp0712 - May 27, 2011 7:52 p.m.

    is this free DLC for the pc as well?
  • ColonelKc - May 27, 2011 7:08 p.m.

    lol, i over reacted. I guess its free....hehe
  • ColonelKc - May 27, 2011 7:07 p.m.

  • SirManguydude - May 27, 2011 7:05 p.m.

    I agree with Harrisongeorge for the Single-player, though the battle for the Golden Gate Bridge was pretty exhilarating. Though I think Homefront definitely delivers when it comes to a great multiplayer experience, standing out from the crowd of other online FPS.
  • harrisongeorge - May 27, 2011 6:46 p.m.

    Homefront was kind of a letdown; however, I still might buy the DLC just to see if Connor is dead Fingers Crossed

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