Strange Brigade Gets a Rodeo Rider, More to Come Next Month

By Rebecca Smith, 5 months ago
At the end of July, Rebellion revealed their plans for post-launch content for their eccentric third-person shooter Strange Brigade. This week brought along the first part of those plans, adding new levels to a couple of game modes for all players, as well as a new character for Season Pass holders. So that players know what to expect, the developer also released a more detailed roadmap of their planned content for the months ahead.

The new character to join the heroes this week is Patrick 'Bash' Conaghan. He's an ex-rodeo rider whose love of treasure and penchant for danger makes him an ideal addition to the team, even if there aren't many bucking broncos to be found. He brings along a "'shocking' Wrath of Quetzalcoatl amulet attack" that you can see in action in the screenshots below.

Four maps were added to the game in a free update for all players. Harbin's Digsite II, Hidden Valley II, and Tunnels of Wadjet II are now available in Score Attack. Palace has been added to Horde Mode.

Beginning next month, Rebellion will start to roll out their three-part "Thrice Damned" campaign, as well as new characters, new weapons and new maps. Take a look at the schedule below to see when you can expect to get your hands on it.



  • Campaign Mission - The Thrice Damned 1: Isle of the Dead
  • American Aviatrix Character Expansion Pack
    • Tessie Caldwell playable character
    • Internal Firestorm amulet power
    • Hyde & Sons compact pistol
    • Colbeck Wildfire submachine gun
    • Glacier Bomb special item


  • Score Attack - Stone Church II
  • Score Attack - Cursed Village II
  • Horde map - Tunnels



  • Campaign Mission - The Thrice Damned 2: The Sunken Kingdom
  • Japanese Naval Officer Character Expansion Pack
    • Hachiro Shimuzu playable character
    • Piercing Pestilence amulet power
    • Marchador TT pistol
    • Mikhailov-38 rifle
    • Shock Grenade special item


  • Score Attack - Cut-Throat Caverns II
  • Score Attack - Forsaken City II
  • Horde map - Chamber



  • Campaign Mission - The Thrice Damned 3: Pyramid of Bes
  • Maharani Huntress Character Expansion Pack
    • Anjali Khan playable character
    • Mosin-Nagant rifle
    • MP40 submachine gun
    • Freeze Chain amulet power
    • Cluster Grenade special item


  • Score Attack - Great Pyramid II
  • Score Attack - Afterlife II
  • Horde map - Void
This week's four new maps are available for all players now. You can get Bash as part of the game's Season Pass, or by purchasing the separate "Texas Cowboy Character Pack" for £5.59 or regional equivalent. We'll let you know when we get a firm release window for any of the other upcoming content.

We've got the full list of Strange Brigade achievements - check the list for guides to unlocking them.

Check out our Best Xbox Third Person Shooters Available in 2018 article for a compilation of other great games in this genre.
Rebecca Smith
Written by Rebecca Smith
Rebecca is the Newshound Manager at TrueGaming Network. She has been contributing articles since 2010, especially those that involve intimidatingly long lists. When not writing news, she works in an independent game shop so that she can spend all day talking about games too. She'll occasionally go outside.