Iron Harvest’s First DLC Reimagines The Russian Revolution With Big Robots

Oh, comrades! Now is the time to raise arms against the bourgeoisie, whether that arm is your own flesh and bones or the hardened steel of a steam-powered combat robot. Announced today, Iron Harvest’s first DLC sees its alternate history setting pose a question I didn’t know needed to be answered: what if the Russian Revolution had giant killer robots?

Slated to arrive on December 17, Rusviet Revolution adds four new single-player and co-op missions to the game, centering on legendary beard-owner Rasputin – who, given Iron Harvest’s 1920+ setting, is likely stomping the ladder. non-Russia is a great Gundam tin.

If nothing else, the DLC has given us another staggering alternate history artwork from 1920+ creator Jakub Rozalski, whose paintings of pastoral scenes with great stomping war machines still do. fantastic viewing.

The expansion will be free for Kickstarter backers and Deluxe Edition owners, or $4 for everyone else. There are some great free treats to enjoy before you go wave the red flag from the top of your old-fashioned war machine, mind.

This week also saw the release of a new Drop Zone game mode, which sees teams scrambling to control air-dropped resources across the map. November also saw the addition of a new Dark Forest map, while today’s update fixes a number of online matchmaking issues.

Finally, Iron Harvest is currently running a free demo weekend, letting you try your hand at a few single-player missions and a handful of skirmish maps against the AI ​​or other players. Somehow, although I’m Company of Heroes with giant robots, I haven’t tried Iron Harvest yet. It seems as good an excuse as any to finally give it a shot.