NEWS - Monday, March 15, 2010


Bioshock 2 DLC was already on disc, claim fans

New downloadable content for Take-Two’s BioShock 2 was already on the game’s disc, according to accusations from fans.

The Sinclair Solutions pack was released on Thursday, March 11 and includes two new playable characters, 20 new trials, new upgrades for weapons and an increase of the level cap to 50. The pack is priced at 400 Microsoft Points (£3.40/$5.00).

Fans on the official 2K Forum message board noticed that the download was only 24K in size on the PC and 108K on Xbox 360, implying that the content was already finished and stored on the game disc.

A comment from forum community manager "Elizabeth" tacitly admits that the download was already on the disc, claiming that this was to ensure there was no split in the userbase for the game’s multiplayer mode.

Although no formal comment has been made by senior Take-Two staff Elizabeth continued: "I know some of you have strong beliefs about DLC, and I’m not here to sway your opinion or convince you to buy our stuff - if you like what we’re offering, I hope you get it and enjoy it. If it’s not your speed, enjoy BioShock 2 as we released it."

Charging for content that already exists on a game’s disc has proven consistently controversial with fans, with Capcom becoming embroiled in similar user revolts over its Versus mode downloadable content for Resident Evil 5.

 


Source: http://www.gamesindustry.biz/

Comments

Site Statistics

Registered Members: 44,319
Forum Posts: 725,652
Xbox One Titles: 1,071
Xbox 360 Titles: 1,085
Xbox 360 Kinect Titles: 95
Xbox 360 Arcade Titles: 585
Original Xbox Titles: 987
Staff Reviews: 1,643
Member Reviews: 10,339
News Articles: 14,074
Screenshots: 30,706
Xbox 360 Achievements: 45,112
Xbox 360 Faceplates: 2,016
Cheat Codes: 1,706

Latest News








See News Archives

Community Forum Activity

Xbox One Assassins Creed Origins
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 316 Views

Xbox One S Porsche 919 Hybrid Edition
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 369 Views

OG Xbox on Xbox One now live!
Post by Kamshaft
2 Replies, 598 Views

Xbox One S Renault F1
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 450 Views

Xbox One S Wolfenstein 2 The New Colossus
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 596 Views

Xbox One S Prey
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 414 Views

Xbox One S Cuphead
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 696 Views

Xbox One S Shadow of War a gagner
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 405 Views

I Buy Very Rare XBox 360 Faceplates
Post by Smill
8 Replies, 999 Views

Xbox Wire desormais disponible en francais
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 768 Views

Manette Xbox 360 Gamestop Radioactive
Post by oryanphine
1 Replies, 1084 Views

Xbox One Moratl Kombat X sur Ebay
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 1044 Views

Console Xbox 360 et faceplate Xbox 360 in package blue
Post by oryanphine
0 Replies, 1000 Views

Seagate Fanfest External Drive Scorpio
Post by oryanphine
2 Replies, 1357 Views

Ultimate Game Face
Post by oryanphine
3 Replies, 1240 Views

© 2000-2017 XboxAddict.com - All rights reserved. All trademarks are properties of their respective owners.
Xbox is a registered trademark of Microsoft. XboxAddict.com is not affiliated with Microsoft.

Made in Canada
Site Design by Cameron Graphics