'Rise of the Tomb Raider' Latest News & Update: Tips & Reminders for 'Croft Manor: Blood Ties' Entrants

By Regin Olimberio , Updated Oct 14, 2016 07:24 PM EDT

Newest buzz about "Rise of the Tomb Raider" is the expansion story chapter called "Croft Manor: Blood Ties" which allows heroine Lara Croft to retrace her roots through documents and relics obtainable in this quest.

Question is - how to get to Croft Manor anyway? What is needed to fulfill this task is patience, painstakingly prying through clues and gamer's dedicated time. Remember the cardinal rule that to gain access to Croft Manor, the main game all the way to Siberia should be completed first. Secondly, documents and relics were simply scattered everywhere so it is easy to miss key details if the gamer lose focus.

Remember as well that the game will go on although these "Rise of the Tomb Raider" relics are incomplete. Meaning, the gamers can move on looking for other relics and can sweep later on to collect what have been missed. Further, some items that are easy to spot while others are well hidden. However, don't worry because the gameplay is not like cracking the Fort Knox, Eurogamer said.

What is exciting about "Rise of the Tomb Raider" Croft Manor episode is the effect of some relics where you have to examine them to gain more depth on the storyline, according to Polygon. While others are simply mundane, some relics need extra time to dig deeper into additional clues. The game itself will prompt if these need further assessment so they are unlikely to be sidelined.

Finally, don't delve too much on Croft Manor because there are three items that were left out to be unlocked only at the endgame. These three relics are not cornerstones of the main story but serves as prerequisite before obtaining the "Home Raider" trophy. So get ready and explore what "Rise of the Tomb Raider" has to offer. however, here is a parting reminder for those who help Lara Croft's quests on PlayStation 4 - Croft Manor expansion is playable via PlayStation VR.

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