Turtle Rock to give Evolve DLC maps away for free

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Players will also be able to play alongside new hunters and monsters without paying for them.

Turtle Rock’s creative director, Phil Robb has announced Evolve players will be able to enjoy post launch Evolve DLC without having to buy it.

Talking to IGN, Robb let on that new maps joining Evolve as DLC will be free. Players will also be able to play with or against DLC characters and monsters that others have paid for.

"First thing we [Evolve's creative leads] said was we can't break the community up, so all of our maps will be free," Robb notes. "We never want anyone to get booted off of a server because they haven't bought something.

"We'll have characters and monsters, and even if you don't buy them, if your buddy wants to buy the DLC, that's cool, and your game will be enhanced through his purchase," he added. "So, you won't be able to play as those characters, but you will certainly be able to play with those characters."

Evolve was pushed back from its 2014 launch window to 10th February to allow the developers time “to fully realize the vision for Evolve and meet our collective standards of creative excellence.”

An Xbox One exclusive beta test will begin January 2015, ahead of the game’s final release on PS4, PC and Xbox One the following month. 

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