Guerrilla Games knows that it’s got a fight on its hands against Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts – but it’s not afraid to spill a bit of blood to earn the PlayStation 4's first-person shooter crown. Not content with confirming that all future competitive multiplayer map packs will be free in Killzone: Shadow Fall, the Dutch developer has also announced that it will have a paid post-release content plan for the next generation launch title, too.

You’ll be able to save money on the first six packs in the studio’s content schedule by purchasing a Season Pass alongside your copy of the game. This will cost you £15.99/$19.99, and will augment you with access to a brand new co-op mode that will find you joining forces with up to the three other friends. “Fight waves upon waves of enemies in four new arena maps, featuring a unique levelling system and new unlocks,” explained Poria Torkan on the PlayStation Blog.

The release day membership will also reward you with access to three further co-op packs – each boasting two brand-new arena maps – and a further two multiplayer expansions that are being kept under wraps. Put it all together, and we reckon that you’ll be pumping bullets into the Helghast for a long, long time. That’s not all, though: if you buy the Season Pass on launch day, you’ll nab an exclusive OWL combat drone skin and multiplayer spotlight move. Phew.

Do you intend to stump up for all of the add-on packs? Let us know in the comments section and poll below.

Will you purchase Killzone: Shadow Fall's Season Pass? (23 votes)

Yes, not even the Helghast could stop me


Maybe, I want to know a little more first


No, I'll just stick to the vanilla title for now


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