It’s always been confusing to access the downloadable content in the Souls games, and this tradition continues with Bloodborne. It’s not as arcane as it was in the past, but there are steps you should be aware of—it’s not just a menu. »
One of 2015’s biggest surprises, Rocket League, is getting a significant update in December, with a new map that will radically change how you play the game. »
If you’re a Blood Bowl 2 player wondering why some armor colors were removed from the game and turned into paid DLC, know that’s a mistake. “We’re aware of the store content issue caused by the latest patch and are working quickly to resolve it,” the game’s developer, Cyanide, told me. »
Retro RTS fans, take note: the African Kingdoms expansion for Age of Empires II HD hits at the end of the week. Here’s what that’ll entail.
Payday 2 developer Overkill Software has been eerily silent about the game’s controversial microtransactions, a move that’s had the community upset for more than a week. Over the weekend, Overkill finally spoke out. They apologized for bungling communication, but the microtransactions are here to stay. »
Starbreeze Studios kicked off Payday 2’s 10-day Crimefest community event earlier this week by introducing random weapon-filled safes which require drills purchased with real money to open. Update: Starbreeze has added drills to the game’s loot table so players can receive them for free. »
Destiny, a video game in which players travel through space doing the Carlton on as many planets as possible, will now let you spend real money on dances. Finally.
A new update that lets Arkham Knight players choose the characters they want to tackle AR challenges with is going live today. It also overhauls the blue walls that hemmed players in during these fights. The update is part of the six-month rollout of underwhelming add-ons promised for this summer’s very good Batman… »
Destiny is getting microtransactions, sources tell us. Don’t freak out too much, though: We hear this paid DLC will be limited to cosmetic items like emotes and sparrow skins. And the developers at Bungie will be doling out free story content every few months until next fall. »
Everyone likes to complain about how developers try to nickel and dime their audience with paid downloadable content. But this game takes the cake. It’s insane.
Whether it’s a good old-fashioned expansion pack or modern DLC, spinning additional content for already-released games has been a standard practice in the industry for decades. But the best expansions do more than simply add a few extra hours of the same game for you to play. »
Today, new DLC is coming to Batman: Arkham Knight. Usually, this is when players pop a disc back in and rekindle a relationship with the game. But, the responses to Arkham Knight’s DLC have been harsh and it’s going to take a lot of work to make the owners of the newest Bat-game feel like they’re not being bilked. »
Everything one needs to play Mario Kart 8 in a $299 box. Nintendo has announced a new ongoing version of the Wii U that comes bundled with its popular racing game and an eShop download card for its two DLC packs. It’s available across the U.S. starting today. Vroom. »
We’ve been hard on the six-month downloadable content roll-out for Batman Arkham Knight, because, so far, it just hasn’t been that good. The newest morsel, released yesterday, isn’t much of an improvement, but this month does bring promise of a potential turnaround. »
So you and your companions saved the continent of Thedas from certain doom. What have you done for them lately? Find out in September 8’s Trespasser, a downloadable epilogue for Dragon Age: Inquisition that picks up two years after the main story ends. »