Deep in the wilds of Siberia lies a forest that no man will enter, where a Soviet expedition vanished without a trace. Lara enters the Wicked Vale in search of a missing man, but she finds a nightmare that defies explanation. Is the witch, Baba Yaga, haunting the forest? Or is there more to the myth? Featuring three hours of new gameplay, Lara will face new adversaries, explore a new tomb, solve a decades old mystery, and face off against an ancient evil. Includes a new outfit, and a new bow
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This DLC adds more of what you probably enjoyed more than anything and searched mainly in this game: the campaign. It add's a new area and a new set of missions that basically work as an extra area with it's own story. I suggest you don't search anything about it more than the mysterious summary on the store pages to not ruin anything this DLC has to offer. It is very well done, but I really like it more than anything else because it is the kind of DLC I really wanted to begin with. In my sincere opinion, it's the only DLC that is really a must. That coming from someone that didn't play Tomb Raider until I checked out the reboots.
This essentially starts off as another "help the natives" side mission: you offer to help Nadia, a young Remnant, track down her grams who's off to kill the wicked witch of the Vale. After a few basic tasks, the story turns into something more?it's an additional 2 hours (taking your time) of enjoyably spooky gameplay. A decent narrative, if a little short and on the nose. Worth it on a sale if you're eager for some more TR action. Pros: More Tomb Raider action is never a bad thing; New supernatural elements offer a refreshing twist on the usual formula; A good excuse to revisit some previous areas; Completing the DLC adds some fun perks (weapon + outfit); Decent boss fight and some challenging puzzles. Neutral: Not much in the way of changing up the usual gameplay (the only weapon that could have is received upon completion). Cons: Not enough content to justify the current price tag; Story is obvious from the start; No challenge tomb.
Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch is based on an European folklore but sadly it hasn't been done right for the asked price and i'm not asking for the DLC of the length that CD project RED introduced in Witcher 3 but the developers at least could show some decency and make it last longer than 2 hours in which the first is for story and second for collecting what you missed along the way.
Lara Croft goes supernatural, and faces syberian folklore. This DLC is actually the only one really worth it since it features a new "tomb" to explore. Not just one of those optional tombs you find in the main game, but a larger one with different sub-missions. The DLC expands the main game area and gives you a new one with its own design, challenges and collectibles. I liked the story, and liked the gameplay mechanics in it. Nothing brand new, but totally different from the main story. It was fun, so, if you liked Rise of the Tomb Raider you won't regret buying it.
If you enjoy the base game, this DLC is quite a treat to play through. The story is very entertaining, the new scenery and set-pieces are great. The only downside to this DLC is the short length. Because Baba Yaga campaign definitely left me wanting it to last a lot longer. Definitely worth the purchase though for fans.
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