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Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark arrives June 24

Upcoming Transformers title, Rise of the Dark Spark, will launch for Nintendo 3DS, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Wii U, Windows PC, Xbox 360 and Xbox One on June 24, publisher Activision announced.

Rise of the Dark Spark features four-player co-op survival mode Escalation from High Moon's Transformers games, new defense and leveling systems, as well as more than 40 different playable characters across both Bay's Transformers films and the Cybertron universe.

Those who pre-order for PS4, PS3, Xbox One, Xbox 360 and Windows PC through GameStop in the U.S. and EB Games in Australia will receive Weathered Warrior Pack DLC. The pack consists of new Decepticon characters Thundercracker and Skywarp for use in Escalation and new two new weapons — the distortion field-generating Glass Gas Cannon and the long-range Electro Bolter — to use in the campaign and multiplayer.

Austin Texas-based Edge of Reality is developing Transformers: Rise of the Dark Spark for all platforms except for the 3DS version that is in development by WayForward Technologies.The title was first revealed by a U.K. branch of Amazon in February and officially announced at a Hasbro Preview event a week later during the American International Toy Fair in New York. Activision will publish the game. The title is a "complement" to Michael Bay's fourth Transformers film, Transformers: Age of Extinction, slated to premiere in theatres June 27.

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