R.U.S.E. 'Pack of the Rising Sun' Now Available On XBL
Written Tuesday, February 15, 2011 By Richard WalkerView author's profile
World War II-based RTS R.U.S.E. has yet another dose of DLC available from the Xbox Live Marketplace right now, with 'The Pack of the Rising Sun' which introduces the Japanese Army with 28 new units and 3 exclusive new operations wherein you'll play as the Imperial Japanese Army.
Combining ingenuity with cheap production costs, the playable Japanese faction also pack flamethrower units to flush enemies out into the open, while Zero fighter planes patrol the skies and the Shinden casts an imposing shadow over the battlefield with four rear-mounted 30mm cannons primed and ready to rain down artillery. Then there's prototypes like the AOV recon and the Ha-To long-range gun for executing surprise attacks from distance.
Here's details of the three new operations for The Pack of the Rising Sun:
- Gold For The Brave: In this fictional challenge, gamers will play with the Kentucky National Guard, protecting the Fort Knox Federal Reserve gold until reinforcements from the 1st Armored Division arrive.
- Ostfriesland: In this challenge, players will lead a Japanese strike force in Germany. Their objective will be to prevent the British XIIth corp. from establishing a bridgehead into their defense line. Gamers will be able to use infantry, artillery, armored forces as well as prototype weapons, but will have a limited aircraft.
- For Honour: in this challenge, take command of a renegade division of the Imperial Air Force who refuse to lay down arms and decide to join the Japanese garrison in a desperate and hopeless fight on the island of Java. All around, US, British and Soviet forces are gathering for the ultimate offensive…
RUSE's Pack of the Rising Sun is available from the Xbox Live Marketplace right now for 800 Microsoft Points. You can add it to your download queue here.