Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC guide

Hyrule Warriors Age Of Calamity Robbie And Purah
Hyrule Warriors Age Of Calamity Robbie And Purah (Image credit: iMore)

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity is the latest entry in the Zelda series that explores the events that unfolded 100 years before The Legend of Zelda: Breath of the Wild. It features many characters who appeared in Breath of the Wild, and there are hours of content to hack and slash your way through. But once you get through the main campaign, you might be looking for even more.

Luckily, wave one of two DLC packages coming was released June 18, 2021 and is playable now. Wave two comes out on Oct. 29, 2021. Here's everything we know.

Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity DLC What can we expect?

Hyrule Warriors Age Of Calamity Expansion Pass Wave

Hyrule Warriors Age Of Calamity Expansion Pass Wave (Image credit: Nintendo (screenshot))

Nintendo announced a roadmap featuring two waves of DLC. The first wave was made available in June and featured an expanded roster, new weapon types, new challenges, and new enemies. The second, available Oct. 29, 2021, will have new character vignettes, new stages, an even larger roster, and new battle skills.

The new characters coming in wave two were revealed in the Sept. 23 Nintendo Direct to be Purah and Robbie, but there is still one more coming that has yet to be announced. Sooga and Astor seem have unused voice clips buried deep in the game's code. Considering that models for them are seen throughout the game, chances are that these characters were not scrapped but might be planned as future DLC.

This is very inline with this franchise. Fire Emblem Warriors and Hyrule Warriors enjoyed much post-launch DLC, both free and paid.

More allies for the fight against evil

While we wait for the final DLC wave, there's still plenty of enemies to fight and Koroks to find in the game. Hyrule Warriors: Age of Calamity may not be a true sequel to Breath of the Wild, but it shines as a sequel to 2014's Hyrule Warriors and is one of the best action games on the Nintendo Switch. We'll be sure to let you know when Nintendo officially announces the final character for this DLC.

Alex Huebner
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Alex has been working with iMore as a Freelance Gaming Writer for three years. You can also find a few articles of hers on Android Central and Windows Central. She regularly covers Nintendo Switch games and accessories as well as iOS game apps. In addition to the Nintendo Switch, you may also find her playing on the PlayStation and PC. When she doesn’t have a controller in hand she likes to spend her time with her husband, son, and dogs, exploring new places, or hiding away with a book (or comic book). A few of her favorite games include the Zelda franchise, Little Nightmares, and Animal Crossing.