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An avid fan of Starfield

Nicholas L. M. Allen

Jun 12, 2024

The brief glimpses into the expansion hinted at a darker, more fantastical twist to the already immersive Starfield universe.

When I first saw the teaser trailer for Starfield’s upcoming DLC expansion, Shattered Space, during the Xbox Games Showcase, my excitement skyrocketed. As an avid fan of Starfield, the prospect of diving into this trippy new adventure is thrilling beyond words. The trailer promised an enthralling journey, centred around the mysterious and eerie House Va’ruun cult, known for their worship of the enigmatic Great Serpent. The brief glimpses into the expansion hinted at a darker, more fantastical twist to the already immersive Starfield universe.

Set to be released later this year, Shattered Space will introduce a wealth of new content to explore. The announcement of new quests, characters, and loot has me eagerly expecting what’s to come. From the look of the trailer, the main quest will take us to an abandoned space station, a place teeming with dangerous creatures and otherworldly beings. This setting alone is enough to send shivers down my spine in anticipation of the thrilling encounters that lie ahead. It’s clear that the expansion will delve deeper into the sci-fi fantasy elements, which I’ve always found to be one of the most compelling aspects of Starfield.

One of the most exciting features of Shattered Space is the introduction of a new main planet: House Va’ruun’s hidden home world. Exploring their main city, Dazra, is going to be a fascinating experience. I can’t wait to uncover the secrets of this enigmatic cult and their home turf. The idea of navigating through a city that’s likely steeped in the lore and mystique of the Va’ruun cult is incredibly intriguing. Plus, the promise of fresh gear and loot is the perfect incentive to thoroughly explore every nook and cranny of this new world.

Adding to the excitement is the recent update, which brings new gear and bounties to the game, as well as the launch of the Creation Kit. The Creation Kit is a game-changer, allowing for player-created mods to be downloaded and used in Starfield. This means an endless stream of added content, crafted by the passionate community, ensuring that the universe of Starfield will continue to expand in unexpected and imaginative ways. I’m particularly eager to see how creative the community can get, and how these mods will enhance the gameplay experience even further.

The expansion promises to take us on a cosmic adventure like no other, filled with danger, intrigue, and wonder. From the abandoned space station crawling with bizarre creatures to the hidden home world of House Va’ruun, every aspect of this DLC screams excitement. Coupled with the new gear, bounties, and the introduction of the Creation Kit, the future of Starfield looks brighter and more thrilling than ever. I’m counting down the days until I can jump back into this incredible universe and explore the depths of Shattered Space.

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