Fire Emblem Awakening to get free DLC at launch

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Turn-based strategy game will receive new maps from day one

Nintendo have announced that upcoming 3DS turn-based battler, Fire Emblem Awakening will receive ‘a steady weekly stream of additional maps’ for free. That’s gratis. Nothing. For no pennies or virtual currency at all. Well, for a limited time period and then they’ll be charged at different price points after that.

The game will start to get this content from launch (February 9th – North America, April – everywhere else) and the new maps can be accessed in-game at the Outrealm Gate, but only after you complete the fifth mission.

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