Defiance gets a third season on Syfy

Defiance will see a third season on Syfy, while Trion is set to celebrate with a new Aftermath update for the PC game.


Trion and Syfy are set to continue their unique mixture of weekly episodic television and PC gaming. Syfy has announced that Defiance will be renewed for a third season, which is set to debut later this year.

"The New Frontier is changing," said creative lead Trick Dempsey in a message to fans. "Votan and Human cities alike lay crumbling under the force of terraforming weaponry. Refugees flee onto the frontier, and warlords rise to stake their claim in the chaos."

With all of that said, Defiance's in-game world is set to explore a new Aftermath update. Seven new missions will center around the Silicon Valley and Paradise areas with four new enemy types, as the Pilgrims of the Guiding Light make their next move, with only the ark hunters to stop them. Those looking to catch up with anything they've missed can now catch up with season 2 missions, thanks to a new mission replay feature.

The Aftermath update is coming soon. Defiance is available now on PC as a free-to-play game.

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    September 26, 2014 11:20 AM

    Ozzie Mejia posted a new article, Defiance gets a third season on Syfy.

    Defiance will see a third season on Syfy, while Trion is set to celebrate with a new Aftermath update for the PC game.

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      September 26, 2014 11:24 AM

      holy crap. that's throwing good money after bad.

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      September 26, 2014 11:25 AM

      Who watches this? I saw 2-3 episodes and just couldn't take it any longer.

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        September 26, 2014 11:32 AM

        I watched half an episode of the show and played about half an hour of the game... And both are still going. Crazy.

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          September 26, 2014 11:35 AM

          i played defiance beta LOTS, and retail for about 2-3 months... it wasn't that bad. i enjoyed it, however it lacked in content big time.

          the show though, yikes

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      September 26, 2014 11:33 AM

      That's a surprise. I assumed it had been canceled two years ago.

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      September 26, 2014 11:53 AM

      Awesome. I enjoy the show.

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        September 27, 2014 8:23 AM

        I enjoy this show too.While it definitely isn't the best show on tv,it most certainly is better than a lot of shows that have been on longer that it has.

        I'm glad it's coming back,but they better write it like this is the last season,seeing how so many people seem to love to rag on it.

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      September 26, 2014 12:01 PM


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        September 26, 2014 1:31 PM

        too many fucking aliens, not enough aliens fucking?

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      September 26, 2014 2:16 PM

      the game is plagued with huge bugs on ps3 but I still play it because I'm a masochist I guess. Example - often hard locks ps3, drive car and run into invisible objects because the game can't stream the content in fast enough, audio cuts out permanently after about half an hour of gameplay and you have to go to close the game and start it again to get the audio back, unbalanced pvp problems, constant disconnects, DLC content that people are just plain not able to experience because 100% of the players are disconnected from the server upon trying to enter said content, 10 to 15 second lag time in certain spots of the game.

      All that said it's still fun to play and just plain amazing that it runs on a machine with like 400 megs of usable ram. For the first console MMO ever released it's not bad at all.

      The show is bad but not horrible for a syfy show. I've seen much worse shows that I am ashamed to admit (*cough* under the dome *cough). It's certainly not anywhere near firefly or BSG level and shouldn't ever be put in the same sentence with those shows.

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