Entries in 'dlc' (55)

Ubisoft talks 'live' games strategy: The Crew, The Division and Rainbow 6 Siege

Ubisoft talks 'live' games strategy: The Crew, The Division and Rainbow 6 Siege

Games have always been happy to experiment when it comes to revenue streams. They started with pure retail sales, but then DLC came along, subscription models worked for MMOs, episodic ...

Seth Barton
by Seth Barton
on Dec 2nd 2016 at 11:30AM in News
Ubisoft is changing how it handles DLC

Ubisoft is changing how it handles DLC

It seems that less game content is going to be locked away behind Ubisoft’s DLC paywalls in the future.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 23rd 2016 at 9:53AM in News
Titanfall 2

Titanfall 2 will not have a season pass, all maps will be free

Titanfall 2 will not have a season pass, instead all future maps and modes will be free updates for all players.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 27th 2016 at 3:40PM in News
Freemium

People are more likely to spend money on microtransactions than DLC according to NPD

The NPD Group has released the results of its study into microtransactions and DLC, and has come away with some surprising information.

Mike Stubbs
by Mike Stubbs
on Oct 18th 2016 at 3:03PM in News

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Studio Wildcard defends Ark: Survival Evolved's Early Access DLC

Studio Wildcard defends Ark: Survival Evolved's Early Access DLC

The decision to release premium DLC for Ark: Survival Evolved while the main game remains in Early Access is consistent with realising the game’s early vision.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 6th 2016 at 2:57PM in News
Ark: Survival Evolved paid DLC rustles feathers

Ark: Survival Evolved paid DLC rustles feathers

Early Access title Ark: Survival Evolved is currently bearing the brunt of a player backlash after developer Studio Wildcard announced plans for the game’s first premium expansion.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Sep 5th 2016 at 10:22AM in News
No Man's Sky could get premium DLC and Xbox release

No Man's Sky could get premium DLC and Xbox release

Despite previous suggestions that future No Man’s Sky updates would be free, Hello Games has hinted at a possible change in plans.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Aug 18th 2016 at 9:54AM in News
Final Fantasy XV will have a Season Pass

Final Fantasy XV will have a Season Pass

It seems that the upcoming Final Fantasy XV will be the first entry in the RPG series to have a Season Pass.

Marie Dealessandri
by Marie Dealessandri
on Aug 3rd 2016 at 10:43AM in News

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PC game Hadean Lands comes with £27 DLC... for a certificate

PC game Hadean Lands comes with £27 DLC... for a certificate

Consumers purchasing PC title Hadean Lands have the option of shelling out £27 for a digital certificate.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Jun 22nd 2016 at 11:46AM in News
NetherRealm will be 'more aggressive' with Injustice 2 DLC

NetherRealm will be 'more aggressive' with Injustice 2 DLC

Upcoming fighter Injustice 2 will be supported for a longer period with a greater amount of DLC than its predecessor.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 21st 2016 at 11:40AM in News
Destiny: Rise of Iron dated, will skip PS3 and Xbox 360

Destiny: Rise of Iron dated, will skip PS3 and Xbox 360

As was rumoured, Rise of Iron will be the big Destiny in the latter half of the year.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jun 9th 2016 at 10:42AM in News
Buying all of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's costume DLC on PC would cost £526

Buying all of Dead or Alive 5: Last Round's costume DLC on PC would cost £526

Koei Tecmo has still got a long way to go before it believes that Dead or Alive fans have run out of money for more scantily clad virtual females.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 20th 2016 at 2:39PM in News

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Reef updates two-year old Rambo game with free DLC

Reef updates two-year old Rambo game with free DLC

Players of Rambo: The Video Game, should any remain, will be delighted to know that Reef has released some surprise DLC for the title.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 19th 2016 at 11:07AM in News
PES's Euro 2016 DLC lacks some licensed teams

PES's Euro 2016 DLC lacks some licensed teams

Konami’s upcoming Euro 2016 DLC for PES 2016 will not feature a full licensed roster of teams.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2016 at 11:39AM in News
Homefront: The Revolution to have free DLC, but also microtransactions

Homefront: The Revolution to have free DLC, but also microtransactions

A year’s worth of free DLC is the reward for Homefront: The Revolution buyers. The price? An upfront fee for the game and multiplayer microtransactions.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 2nd 2016 at 2:26PM in News
Death Star and Cloud City maps heading to Star Wars Battlefront

Death Star and Cloud City maps heading to Star Wars Battlefront

EA has detailed four expansions on the way to Star Wars Battlefront for Season Pass holders.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2016 at 11:52AM in News

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No DLC for Rare Replay

No DLC for Rare Replay

No more games will be added to the Rare Replay collection, the studio has said.

on Jan 26th 2016 at 9:45AM in News
Ant-Man and Captain America DLC free as PlayStation exclusive in LEGO Marvel's Avengers

Ant-Man and Captain America DLC free as PlayStation exclusive in LEGO Marvel's Avengers

Warner has announced that free DLC based on both Ant-Man and Captain America: Civil War will be released for LEGO Marvel’s Avengers.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 13th 2016 at 3:15PM in News
Overwatch post-launch content to be free of charge

Overwatch post-launch content to be free of charge

Blizzard says that heroes and maps coming to its team shooter Overwatch after the game is out will be entirely free.

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Dec 10th 2015 at 2:49PM in News
Super Mario Maker is getting a promotional Mercedes-Benz level

Super Mario Maker is getting a promotional Mercedes-Benz level

Mercedes Benz is to release a promotional piece of free level DLC for Super Mario Maker.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Dec 9th 2015 at 4:08PM in News
Portal DLC hits Rocket League tomorrow

Portal DLC hits Rocket League tomorrow

Portal-themed downloadable content is coming to car-football title Rocket League tomorrow (Tuesday, December 1st).

Alex Calvin
by Alex Calvin
on Nov 30th 2015 at 10:26AM in News
ASA won't take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

ASA won't take further action over Black Ops III Nuketown marketing mistake

The Advertising Standards Authority has said that it won’t be pursuing further measures against Activision concerning a mistake made in the marketing for Call of Duty III pre-order content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 19th 2015 at 3:31PM in News
Blood Bowl 2 update accidentally hides free items behind paywall

Blood Bowl 2 update accidentally hides free items behind paywall

Focus Home Interactive’s Blood Bowl 2 caused a temporary stir yesterday when a price tag was attached to much of its free content.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 13th 2015 at 12:47PM in News
Microsoft explains Xbox One backwards compatibility for 360 DLC

Microsoft explains Xbox One backwards compatibility for 360 DLC

DLC for backwardly compatible Xbox 360 games will work on Xbox One, but a tiny hoop must be jumped through.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Nov 12th 2015 at 3:57PM in News
2K hails 'Arnie action' as Terminator DLC boosts WWE pre-orders

2K hails 'Arnie action' as Terminator DLC boosts WWE pre-orders

Arnold Schwarzenegger has been a great ambassador for the upcoming WWE game, says 2K.

Matthew Jarvis
by Matthew Jarvis
on Oct 22nd 2015 at 10:30AM in News