New DLC ‘The Pale Reach’ Revealed by Game Title ‘Dredge’


Dredge by developer Black Salt Games is one of the most interestingly odd indie games in existence. At its core, it’s basically a fishing game. However, the more you play it, the more you realize that it’s also a prime example of Lovecraftian horror. This rather strange combination has earned this game quite a bit of acclaim from critics and gamers alike. Thus, you can understand why it’s getting a new DLC expansion in the form of “The Pale Reach.” Don’t believe me? Then why not check out the official trailer for that DLC below, and see the frozen horror for yourself?

Dredge: The Pale Reach ~ Details

Never speak to frozen corpses, no matter what kind of cool advice they give you.

Publisher Team17 is proud to announce Dredge: The Pale Reach via that trailer above on YouTube. This will be an expansion to the base game, adding an entirely new biome to the game map. You can make a journey to that frozen new biome at any point in the base game, even right from the start if you so wish. Although with the new threats there (including what looks like a giant walrus-narwhal thing), you might want to think about that a bit before going through with it.

Along with the new arctic biome in Dredge: The Pale Reach though, there will be a bunch of new stuff to play around with. This includes 11 new species of fish to catch, and 4 new pieces of equipment to catch them with. Of course, you will need an icebreaker add-on to your ship to fully navigate the pack ice of this new biome. However, the blocks of ice that extend the shelf life of your caught fish might be worth the effort.

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So when will we be able to journey into this frozen seascape? Well, Dredge: The Pale Reach will launch on November 16, 2023. You can purchase this DLC and the base game on PC for either Steam or GOG, PS4 or PS5, Xbox One or Xbox Series S/Xor Nintendo Switch.

Bonus: Synopsis

New DLC ‘The Pale Reach’ Revealed by Game Title ‘Dredge’
You can already hear the chill wind howling, but is it the wind though?

Want a better idea of what Dredge: The Pale Reach will be about? Well, Steam has a nice synopsis for us to enjoy until the DLC arrives. You can check it out below:

The Pale Reach is the first official expansion for DREDGE – a cosmic horror fishing adventure with a sinister undercurrent. This content adds a brand new, ice-themed biome that can be experienced at any stage in your playthrough.

In The Pale Reach, you’ll navigate the treacherous ice fields to discover a mystery frozen under the ice. Retrace the steps of the last crew that came before you and unearth a story of bitter betrayal. Find some familiar faces and develop new equipment to navigate the area and profit from its inhabitants.

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