It's been a while since we've seen any sort of update for Trion's SyFy TV show/game tie-in Defiance, aside from those that help stabilize the servers.  That's about to change, as the team has announced some various pieces of DLC, both paid and free, to enhance your game experience.

Various DLC updates will be made in the months ahead, including the addition of a new Siege game type and other missions that will tie in with the show's progress

Dropping $10 (800 Microsoft points) on content will get you the following…

  • Access to play the Castithan Species
  • Access to a new Story Mission Line with new Battle Arena Game Mode
  • Access to the new Castithan Battle Arenas
  • Castithan Charge Blade & Ceremonial Mask as a reward from Story Mission Line
  • A unique version of the Raptor, a new 4 player truck of doom
  • A unique Castithan version of an outfit
  • A Charge Weapons Starter Pack
  • Access to New Pursuits
  • New Xbox and PS3 Trophies and Achievements

If you prefer to take the free route with the updates, here's what you'll get…

  • Access to the new Charge Weapons Class and Castithan Blades
  • Access to Sieges, a new Open World Game Mode
  • Access to the new Monolith Major Arkfall
  • Access to a new PvP Map - Military Academy
  • Join a friend into the Battle Arenas Game Mode
  • Duel your friends and neighbors in the Duels Game Mode
  • Enemies, lockboxes, and events can drop Charge Weapons
  • Select a new voice for you character
  • Multitude of game improvements from UI to content

And you can get the following for separate purchase in the store:

  • New Mods that tint the color of your Castithan Blade
  • Lockboxes have a chance to get Charge Weapons
  • More versions of the Raptor, the new 4 player truck of doomed compensation
  • Character Customization changes: Appearance change, name change, or everything change

Defiance is available now for Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3.