The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth Expansion coming in October for PC.


Fans of Edmund McMillen’s “The Binding of Isaac” can rejoice as Nicalis has revealed the release date of the upcoming “Afterbirth” Expansion for October 30th on PC (with a console port coming soon.)

The Afterbirth DLC content will add a slew of new updates to the game which looks at add another 100+ hours to the game. Nicalis added a list of new features on the game’s Youtube page for it’s latest teaser trailer (slightly NSFW) stating that the upcoming expansion will include:

– Greed Mode: a whole new game mode with a heavy focus on risk/reward that is a completely new way to play that features new endings and a final boss.
– Expanded main game: a new final area has been added to the main game along with another new final boss and ending.
– Daily Runs: compete for highscore / best time on the leader boards in these daily seeded runs.
– 10 totally new and awesome challanges
– 1000+ new rooms, as well as new tiny rooms, closets and giant arching hallways.
– Totally new playable character, Lilith, mother of demons.
– 120 new items! not counting tons of new pickups, chests, pills, bombs, cards etc. taking the item count up beyond 525!
– 4 new alternate chapters with new chapter specific enemy types visual themes and surprises.
– New seed code combo page, as well as a butt ton of new seed codes that mod the game.
– Expanded soundtrack!
– New room types like, trap rooms, double treasure rooms and ultra rare closets!
– Greatly expanded and updated HUD system
– Tons of new secret transformations
– 8 new bosses
– 25+ new enemies
– Updated weapon combo system
– Far too many new achievements
– 20 million new co-op babies

The Binding of Isaac: Afterbirth is the second update to the 2011 Twin-Stick-Shooter-Dungeon-Crawler after last year’s “Rebirth” which upgraded visuals and game engine, increased performance to boost frame rate, included a new soundtrack and sound design. You can check out our review of Rebirth here.