Metro: Exodus will offer two new stories as part of its upcoming expansion pass. Developers 4A games and publisher Deep Silver has revealed the first info on the two expansions, including story details, the main characters, and release date.

The first expansion, The Two Colonels, is set to release in summer of this year, following the story of Colonel Khlebnikov. The second DLC will release in early 2020 and will feature the story of Sam, the American soldier who’s part of Artyom’s crew during the journey onboard the Aurora.

This information might contain slight spoilers to Metro Exodus, so if you haven’t finished the main game, you might want to stop reading here.

Metro Exodus Sam's Story

The Two Colonels

In The Two Colonels, you play as Colonel Khlebnikov, as he makes his way home under the dead city of Novosibirsk to his son Kirill on New Year’s Eve.

But the tunnels are not safe anymore. Mutant attacks are on the rise, a weird slime is consuming everything in its path, and the “green stuff” that protects people against radiation is running low. In order to secure the survival of the people, those in charge may need to take drastic measures.

Following the journey and experiences of Khlebnikov during the last days of life in Novosibirsk, which Colonel Miller retraces a year later, players can expect the classic story-driven gameplay of the Metro series in this new linear chapter, complete with a brand new weapon, the deadly flame-thrower, claustrophobic environments, and the all-too-familiar hair-raising tension.

Sam’s Story

The second expansion, Sam’s Story, offers a brand new sandbox survival level based on Vladivostok. Sam, a US marine at the Moscow embassy before the bombs were dropped, has long dreamed of returning to his homeland and maybe finding his family alive. The prospect seemed impossible in the darkened tunnels of the Metro, but when the Spartans discovered that Moscow was not the only city left alive after the war, holding out hope didn’t feel so foolish anymore.

Sam makes his way away from the Aurora in search of a way back to the USA, arriving at the remains of Vladivostok’s tsunami-ravaged harbors, ruined industrial buildings, and crumbling residential districts. To complete his journey, Sam will discover that he needs every tactic he has learned so far to survive, as his surroundings prove to be far trickier than expected.

Players will forge Sam’s path through the sandbox survival landscape of Vladivostok, as they take a brand new journey across the wasteland of post-apocalyptic Russia.

You can buy each of the upcoming expansions separately, or you can pre-purchase the Metro Exodus expansion pass and save a little bit of money on both. The pass will be available on Xbox and PlayStation 4, and PC through both the Epic Store and Steam.

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