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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%26rsquo;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 togain access tothe extra content on June 7th, which isthe 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 postedatKaos's website.

May 27, 2011

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