One of the biggest Xbox Game Pass games of day one of 2023 is getting DLC

Historical fantasy action game developers Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty have announced that it will get its first DLC on June 29. Wo Long: Fallen DynastyThe next expansion is titled Battle of Zhongyuan and introduces a new scenario with a lot of new content.

Team Ninja and Koei Tecmo released Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty on March 3, 2023. The game takes place in 2nd century China during the highly fictional version of the Yellow Turban Rebellion. Players take on the role of an unnamed soldier who rescues a blindfolded boy from a rebel attack. The boy turns out to be the Chinese rain god Yinglong, and players must embark on a quest to save China from the machinations of the Taoist sorcerer Yu Ji.


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Ninja team announced Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty’s first expansion on May 26. Battle of Zhongyuan features a new setting with new stages, a new difficulty level, a new weapon type, and new enemies. The developers didn’t offer much specific information about the upcoming expansion, but promised to show more as the release date gets closer. While Team Ninja hasn’t spoken about the DLC’s plot, it’s likely that it takes place during the early period of Three Kingdoms, after the events of the main game.

Zhongyuan refers to a region in eastern central China along the Yellow River. It is often considered the birthplace of Chinese civilization and was considered by the people of ancient China to be the center of the world. Title Battle of Zhongyuan may refer to the historic Battle of Guandu. It was fought between the warlords Cao Cao and Yuan Shao in AD 200. C. and laid the foundation for the establishment of the Kingdom of Cao Wei during the Three Kingdoms period of China, which began shortly after the events of Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty.

Cao Cao and Yuan Shao were important characters in Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty and the game’s ending foretold the events of the Three Kingdoms Period. wo long Publisher Koe Tecmo seems to have a particular affinity for the Three Kingdoms, having depicted it in multiple generations of warrior dynasty and Romance of the Three Kingdoms games. The most recent of those games, Dynasty Warriors 9 and Romance of the Three Kingdoms 14released in 2018 and 2020.

Of course, wo longThe gameplay of has more in common with that of Team Ninja nioh historical fantasy game series than either franchise. Unfortunately, despite Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty seeing reasonably positive reception at launch, he was unable to match niohthe success of Hopefully, the Battle of Zhongyuan it will give the game a much-needed boost.

Wo Long: Fallen Dynasty is now available for PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, and Xbox Series X/S.

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