Mirror’s Edge PC Ship Date Set, First DLC Announced

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Two bits of Mirror’s Edge news have arrived this morning from EA DICE. First and foremost, the PC version has been given a solid street date. It’ll ship in North America on January 13th, worldwide on January 16th.

Shortly thereafter in “late January” the game’s first downloadable content will be released for all platforms, with the PS3 version getting an exclusive free bonus. The first DLC will be a Time Trial Map Pack containing seven all-new Time Trial maps and a total of nine new races — PS3 runners will have access to a free eighth map. The add-on will cost $10/800 Microsoft Points and promises three things: “no guns, no cops, and no city.”

“The freedom of movement and control in first person has been the most popular aspect of Mirror’s Edge so we decided to distil these down to their purest form for this map pack,” says Owen O’Brien, Senior Producer, DICE. “We deliberately chose a more abstract aesthetic that is still within our distinctive art style and then focused on flow and gameplay to create an experience and challenge very different from the main game.”

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