Nobody knows what is up with Tomb Raider‘s eighth DLC but we’re going to attempt to crack it down for you. Back in April, players of the most recent Tomb Raider noticed something surprising. An in-game menu that was being used to list new downloadable tomb levels suddenly listed the eighth slot. The game’s publisher had only ever promised seven. The final one went live on April 23. Since then, that eighth spot has remained a mystery, and the people behind Shadow of the Tomb Raider won’t say anything about it. If you’re wondering what has happened to it, join the gang and read on ahead.
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Fans are wondering
Why is there an eighth tomb listed when the game’s $30 season pass was only hyped to offer seven? Would this eighth tomb be released for all players for free? Or cost money? Would it be an extension of the season pass? If you’ve wondered if any of the following questions, worry not because we are here to help you get cleared of these doubts to the best of our capability.
Any other content
While it’s true that there’s nothing officially new to report on this front, some Tomb Raider fans, just like you, are as active as ever in their speculation over–and eagerness for the extra unnamed content that has been talked about since April. As a matter of fact, there’s an entire 500+ page thread and is still continuing to grow at the unofficial Tomb Raider forums dedicated to the discussion of the “8th tomb slot.”
A long-running speculation
At the unofficial Tomb Raider Forums, there’s a 536-page thread dedicated to the mystery of the eighth tomb slot. There, fans speculate about the possibility that data-miners detected evidence of a tomb based on Croft Manor. It is a timeline of a community’s anticipation and disappointment.