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Frontier Developments and Complex Games have announced a brand-new expansion for Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters, alongside a huge new update for the base game.

The turn-based tactical RPG set in the Warhammer 40K universe got its first expansion, Duty Eternal, back in December last year, a few months after the base game launched. Unfortunately, player reception to the expansion was icy, with many on the game’s Steam page complaining about a lack of new content, frustrating balancing, and a sharp difficulty curve.

The new expansion, subtitled Execution Force, seems to be starting on more solid footing, introducing four unique Assassin classes, a new Tentarus Hive threat, and new Death Guard Cruiser boarding missions. Frontier says that Execution Force will bring new content, including new units, mission types, maps, and story, and it sounds like that new content will be scattered throughout the base game’s campaign.

Here’s how Frontier describes the expansions new classes:

“The Vindicare Assassin can pick off enemies from afar with powerful long-ranged weaponry, whilst the Eversor Assassin embodies unrelenting fury, able to dispatch multiple targets at close range and turn the tide of battle in an instant. Psykers fear the disruption wrought by the Culexus Assassin, capable of disabling immense psychic energies and creating opportunities for allies to deal immense damage. And finally, lurking in the shadows comes the Callidus Assassin, wielding the arts of deception and infiltration as they sow confusion amongst enemy ranks and leave no trace as they strike from the darkest corners of the galaxy.”

Alongside the expansion is a new update to the base game, which adds an enemy patrol group called the Tainted Sons. This new group brings three new enemies to the game: the Plague Surgeon, the Nurgling Swarm, and the Beast of Nurgle. There’ll also be new Warp Surge threats, which are said to provide new wargear options for squads.

Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate - Daemonhunters – Execution Force will launch on PC on July 25, 2023, on both Steam and the Epic Games Store. It’ll set players back $14.99, just like the previous expansion, and will obviously require the base game to play.