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Where to Find and Upgrade the Contact Beam in Dead Space Remake

Where to Find and Upgrade the Contact Beam in Dead Space Remake

We’ve been getting our hands on a few video game remakes over the last couple of years. Majority of them allow players to experience their favourite games like never before with modern graphics that runs flawlessly on current-gen gaming consoles and high-end PCs. And now, EA has released a remake of its popular 2008 survival horror game Dead Space.

Dead Space follows engineer Isaac Clarke aboard the USG Ishimura as he and his crew investigate a distress signal emanating from the ship—and must try to survive the horrors lurking within. Among the many new features to like about the Dead Space Remake, you can find new additions and details in the story. So in this article, we’ll be guiding you on where to find and upgrade the Contact Beam in Dead Space Remake.

Where to Find and Upgrade the Contact Beam in Dead Space Remake

You can find the Contact Beam in Chapter 4 of Dead Space Remake and if you fail to take the correct route, you’re going to miss it. So when on your way to divert power to the ADS Cannons, ensure to carry the Admin Systems as well as Comms Array elevator from the Bridge Deck atrium to the second floor.

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After a save point, you’ll head into a section that has a space vacuum. Now head onwards to the next corridor and on the right you’ll see a door that can be unlocked using your level two Security Clearance, and if you look to the ground, you’ll see the Contact Beam just laying there.

Upgrading the Contact Beam in Dead Space Remake

Like pretty much any other Beam that’s used as a weapon, the Contact Beam in Dead Space Remake is an offensive weapon with a primary fire that launches a continuous lethal beam at enemies with an alternate fire that’s much more deadly.

There are Special Upgrades to the Dead Space Remake that expands the weapon upgrade capabilities of specific weapons even more. You can use these upgrades to unlock particular effects that can be acquired using power nodes, providing substantial improvements to the weapon’s stats. So below are some of the upgrades that are available in Dead Space Remake:

• Supersymmetry Tether

Effect: Boosts the size of the Secondary Fire projectile.
How to Obtain: Purchase from the store using 12000 credits.

Portable Heliotron

Effect: Significantly increases ammo capacity.
How to Obtain: Located in a Clearance Level 3 Room at the Biological Prosthetics Center in the Medical area.

Diffraction Module

Effect: Expands the explosion size of the Secondary Fire.
How to Obtain: Found in a Master Override Box behind a Master Override Door in the Mining Deck.

Let us know if there is anything else you would like to know about Dead Space Remake down in the comments below and we’ll be sure to follow up with a relevant guide!

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