Ok, so first of all, I made a rookie mistake, based on the level of the enemies, and the level of drops, it would seem I played the two DLC’s in the wrong order. Because of this, the DLC was very easy, and a bit boring if I’m honest.
The Holodome Onslaught is simply an arena battle, with a total of 6 rounds, however even the final ‘Badass’ round was still 4 levels below me, and still found this a breeze. Additionally, the game was made especially easy due to the size of the map, it was huge. After the first round, I’d worked out the map, and was able to sit back, find a vantage point, and simply take enemies out from a distance. As there were only a handful of enemies that would actually come looking for you, I found if I took my time, allowed my powers to recharge, I could take them out, one at a time, without taking any damage myself.
They attempted to add a story element to the game, by Athena narrating the key points of the main Pre-Sequel story to Axton and Gaige. Based on these story point, you would have the opportunity to do a number of optional objectives while in the arena. These were simply challenges like ‘enable the jump pads’, ‘pick up pieces of the vault key’, something that could easily be done between waves.
Achievement/Trophy collection was also very easy, as there were only 3. Finish all 6 rounds, and you got 2 of the trophies, finish the badass round without dying or going into Fight For Your Life and that was the third. Again, this was very easy if you found a decent vantage point and took the enemies out from a distance. If you do miss the final trophy, you can replay the badass round as many times as you like.
All in all, this was ok at best, maybe it’s because I was over powered, maybe it’s because I solo’d it, maybe it was the lack of variety between the rounds, maybe the lack of decent drops, but I found it pretty boring, and was glad to see it come to an end.
Approx Time taken to beat – 4 hours
Difficulty setting – Normal
Score – [Rating:2/5]
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