Mastery expansion is due to release this month for Core Defense in Linux gaming, Mac and Windows PC. Thanks to developer ehmprah. While adding more content to the base game on Steam. Which continues to hold an 85% Very Positive review rating.
Core Defense is a fan favorite on Steam. Since there are still players calling it “one of the best tower defense games” on the market. Already after getting numerous free content updates over the past months. Core Defense now enters the next level with the upcoming Mastery Expansion.
“The unexpected success of Core Defense enabled me to quit my day job. And work on the game full time. With the Mastery Expansion I want to pay back to the community. Who made all this possible and contributed many of the ideas coming with the expansion!” – Mario “ehmprah” Kaiser.
Core Defense Launch Trailer
Core Defense reinvents the tower defense genre with roguelike and deckbuilding mechanics. While offering gameplay that is easy to learn but incredibly hard to master and beat. The Mastery Expansion expands on the already successful formula. This also adds a host of new features.
Mastery Expansion Features:
- A permanent progression system with Mastery Progression points to be spent on various passive bonuses
- Five new difficulty levels
- Quirky additional Supercharge mode difficulty modifiers
- A Daily Challenge with online leaderboard
- New achievements, a new tower, new enemies and more
You can also see the announcement on Steam for a full list of features.
Therefore, starting on March 5th you can get your hands on the Mastery Expansion DLC. Doing so for the whole weekend for free. Simpley by right-clicking Core Defense in your Steam library, choosing “Properties”, then “Betas” and finally selecting the beta branch.
The Mastery Expansion DLC will first be available for an open beta weekend. With the full release coming to Steam on March 19th. Due to be priced at a $4.99 USD plus a 10% launch discount. Along with continued support in Linux gaming, Mac and Windows PC.