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FAQ For the recently announced Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration

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FAQ - Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration
FAQ For the recently announced Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration 

What content is available on my platform of choice, and at what cost?

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (PlayStation 4)
Available at Retail & for Digital Download for $59.99
Award-winning Rise of the Tomb Raider
"Blood Ties” & “Lara’s Nightmare” premium DLC
Co-op support for “Endurance Mode”
Brutal new “Extreme Survivor” difficulty mode (no checkpoints)
Re-envisioned cold-weather outfit and weapon for Lara inspired by Tomb Raider III
Classic Card Pack: Play any Expedition mode as one of five favorite classic Lara models
All existing DLC including “Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch” and “Cold Darkness Awakened”, 12 outfits, 7 weapons, 35 Expedition Cards, and more
Support for PlayStation VR that challenges players to unlock the mysteries of Croft Manor in first person


Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (PC)
Available at Retail (EU Only) & for Digital Download for $59.99
Award-winning Rise of the Tomb Raider
“Blood Ties” & “Lara’s Nightmare” premium DLC
Co-op support for “Endurance Mode”
Brutal new “Extreme Survivor” difficulty mode (no checkpoints)
Re-envisioned cold-weather outfit and weapon for Lara inspired by Tomb Raider III
Classic Card Pack: Play any Expedition mode as one of five favorite classic Lara models
All existing DLC including “Baba Yaga: The Temple of the Witch” and “Cold Darkness Awakened”, 12 outfits, 7 weapons, 35 Expedition Cards, and more


Rise of the Tomb Raider “Blood Ties” Upgrade (Xbox One or PC)
Available for Digital Download free for current Season Pass holders
Available for Digital Download for $9.99 for non-Season Pass holders
“Blood Ties” & “Lara’s Nightmare” premium DLC
Brutal new “Extreme Survivor” difficulty mode (no checkpoints)
Re-envisioned cold-weather outfit and weapon for Lara inspired by Tomb Raider III
Classic Card Pack: Play any Expedition mode as one of five favorite classic Lara models


Will Xbox 360 owners have access to “Blood Ties?” 
No. “Blood Ties” is available only for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One. 

Will Xbox 360 owners have access to co-op “Endurance Mode?”
No. Co-op “Endurance Mode” is available only for PlayStation 4, PC, and Xbox One. 

Is VR Support coming to any other platform?
VR support for “Blood Ties” will only be available on PlayStation 4 at launch. 

Why the full retail price point for PlayStation 4 and PC?
Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration includes not only the award-winning and critically acclaimed full game, but the entire season pass (a $29.99 value), and an abundance of new content including a new story chapter called “Blood Ties”, co-op play for “Endurance Mode”, all previously released outfits and weapons, and more. We feel this is a great value for the $59.99 price point. 

Why is there no season pass for PlayStation 4?
As all previously released DLC is included in Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration, a season pass is not required. 

Do current Xbox One and PC season pass holders have to pay for the upgrade?
Current Xbox One and PC season pass holders will automatically receive the “Blood Ties” upgrade for free. Moving forward, the content will be added to the existing season pass for new purchasers. If you do not own the season pass and wish to purchase only the “Blood Ties” upgrade, you can do so for $9.99.

PlayStation VR launches October 13, 2016, while Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration launches October 11, 2016. Will this content not be accessible until October 13?
The content will be available on October 11th when the game launches, however, PlayStation VR equipment will be required to access the VR mode. 

How long is “Blood Ties?”
Solving the mysteries of Croft Manor in “Blood Ties” takes over 60 minutes of play. “Lara’s Nightmare” is a replayable mode within Croft Manor. 

Can “Lara’s Nightmare” also be played in VR?
“Lara’s Nightmare” isn’t available to play in VR.

In “Endurance Mode” co-op, who is the second character?
Nadia will be the second playable character in co-op “Endurance Mode”. However, through clever design and dialogue, each player will appear as Lara, collaborating with Nadia for survival. 

What Classic Lara Croft skins are included in the Classic Card Pack? 
The following five skins will be available in the Classic Card Pack: 
Original Croft Manor Skin
Classic Tomb Raider II Skin
Tomb Raider II Bomber Jacket Skin
Tomb Raider: Chronicles Catsuit Skin
Classic Angel of Darkness Skin


Will the classic Lara skins be playable in Rise of the Tomb Raider’s campaign? UPDATED
The skins are part of a card pack and usable in “Expedition Modes” such as “Chapter Replay”, “Score Attack”, and “Endurance Mode”. Additionally, after finishing the main campaign (story complete) the classic Lara Croft skins become unlocked and you can wear them as you re-traverse through the world.

Which Tomb Raider III outfit was reimagined for Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration?
The Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration outfit is an updated take on Lara Croft’s Antarctica outfit for Tomb Raider III, perfect for exploring the frozen landscapes of Siberia. The weapon is a new take on the classic Tomb Raider uzi. 

Will ALL previous DLC be made available in the Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration edition or upgrade pack, including pre-order skins and community unlocks?
Yes, all past pre-order skins and community unlocks will be available in 20 Year Celebration.

How does “Extreme Survivor” differ from other difficulty modes?
This new difficulty level takes the toughness of “Survivor” and ratchets it up several notches starting with all checkpoints being stripped out of the game. The only way to save the game is forage enough resources to light campfires.

Will the “Extreme Survivor” difficulty mode also be available for the Expedition modes?
“Extreme Survivor” difficulty is only available in the main Rise of the Tomb Raider campaign, as it is designed to test user’s skills in longer play sessions without checkpoints. 

Is Twitch streaming functionality included in Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration for PlayStation 4?
PlayStation 4 players will have Twitch integration featuring custom frame and viewer voting. 

Is the October 11, 2016 release date global? Or are there different dates depending on the territory?
Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration launches on October 11 worldwide. 

Where can I buy the Artbook Edition of Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration for PlayStation 4 or PC? 
The Artbook Edition of Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration will be available worldwide on PlayStation 4 with participating retailers. Select European retailers will also offer the Artbook Edition for PC. Check with local retailers for more information.

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