Tag Archives: dlc

Mass Effect: Andromeda won’t have a season pass

BioWare’s GM Aaryn Flynn has revealed that Mass Effect: Andromedawon’t be getting a season pass. When asked on Twitter whether there would be a season pass, his answer was crystal clear: Nope.” He was then asked what the plans were for DLC and simply answered: We’ll talk more about that …

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Battlefield 1 expansion They Shall Not Pass detailed

DICE has revealed its first Battlefield 1 expansion, entitled ‘They Shall Not Pass’. Releasing in March 2017, the expansion will feature new maps, weapons and a new playable French army faction. In a blog post on Battlefield’s website, DICE content lead Jonas Elfving and Battlefield 1 creative director Stefan Strandberg …

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FFXV DLC and free Holiday Pack update detailed

Square Enix has revealed more details about FFXV’s upcoming DLC pack and free game update. Landing on December 22nd, all FFXV owners will be able to download a free update for the game that adds a New Game+ mode and new photo frame feature. The New Game+ mode will allow …

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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 content still has its place, while microtransactions are very much in vogue – both on console and mobile titles. The …

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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. VP of live operations Anne Blondel-Jouin has told Games Industry that the model it has implemented in Rainbow Six: Siege – which sees base game content expansions offered to everyone for …

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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. Unlike almost every other shooter that has, or is due to launch this year, EA and Respawn have opted against charging for multiplayer DLC, instead giving it away to …

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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. The study showed that out of all Americans aged between 13 and 54, 28% had purchased extra content in the last three months according to Gamespot. It also …

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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. That’s according to developer Studio Wildcard, which has reacted to the disquiet that greeted its recent announcement of the 15 Scorched Earth expansion. We …

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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. The game arrived in Early Access in June 2015, where it remains. Despite being officially pre-release, however, the developer has in the meantime …

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