Fruit Ninja Kinect DLC brings the thunder tomorrow [update: Today!]

Not feeling powerful enough during your sessions of fruit mutilation (or, if you will, fruitilation) on Fruit Ninja Kinect? You're insatiable -- but you're also the target demographic for tomorrow's DLC update. Titled "Storm Season," the content will add a new "Storm Castle" background, "The Rain Man Shadow" silhouette and, following the theme, the "Lightning Bolt Blade."

The DLC will run purchasers 160 Microsoft Points ($2), will add three new Achievements to the title for a bonus of 50 'cheevo points, and will finally let you figure out what happens when an apple gets struck by a bolt of lightning. Points. Points happen.

Update: A Halfbrick representative just emailed to inform us that their initial timetable was off by exactly one day. By which we mean: It's available right now!
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UNLEASH MOTHER NATURE'S WRATH WITH HALFBRICK'S ALL-NEW
FRUIT NINJA KINECT™ DLC PACK "STORM SEASON"

Over 100,000 Ninjas Now Playing Fruit Ninja Kinecton Xbox LIVE® Arcade

BRISBANE, Australia - August 24, 2011 - 'Storm Season' is now available for Fruit Ninja Kinect, Halfbrick today announced. This simple, precise motion-controlled gameplay has proved to be a huge hit for Halfbrick, with 100,000 sales of the game on Xbox LIVE® Arcade within the first week of its release on August 10.

The Fruit Ninja Kinect 'Storm Season' DLC will feature all new content, including "The Storm Castle" background, "The Rain Man Shadow" player silhouette and the almighty "Lightening Bolt Blade." With three new Achievements for a total of 50 Gamerscore points, players can unleash their inner Zeus as they thunderbolt fruit from the heavens.

Fruit Ninja Kinect takes all the frenzied fruit-slicing action from the highly addictive hit mobile game and brings it full scale, allowing players to swing their arms and legs to attack fruit. With multiple local multiplayer modes, players can battle each other or team up to slice through an endless cascade of flying fruits while trying to avoid dangerous bombs.


'Storm Season' is now available for download for 160 Microsoft Points ($2). Fruit Ninja Kinect is rated "E for Everyone" by the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) and is now available for download through Xbox LIVE Arcade for 800 MSP ($10) for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system with Kinect™. All new items will be immediately available in the Sensei Swag menu upon download.

This article was originally published on Joystiq.