At Nintendo’s press conference this week, the company shared their plans to launch their first ever free-to-play title by the end of March 2014. David Gibson, industry analyst, tweeted the news saying that the move is intended to “boost digital sales."
Activision is continuing its partnership with Microsoft, and has officially announced that all future Call of Duty DLC will launch on the Xbox One first, offering the system a small exclusive window.
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Sony has announced a release date for the seventh DLC, titled Origin Crisis, for DC Universe Online. The additional content will arrive in May, and will allow players to interact with DC characters in alternate universes.
A Batgirl DLC addition for Injustice: Gods Among Us, the DC comic’s fighter by Nether Realm Studios, has been discovered. In the video below, spotted by GameInformer.com, you can clearly see the Batgirl DLC listed on the Xbox Live Marketplace.
Gearbox confirmed today that Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon’s Keep, Borderland 2’s fourth expansion, will be released on June 25th. As the PAX East teaser footage indicates, players follow Tiny Tina and the original Borderlands casts as they play the Dungeons and Dragons-like role-playing game Bunkers and Badasses.
For all you DC comic fans, Lobo has just been announced as the newest piece of DLC for Injustice: God's Among Us. Lobo, the interstellar bounty hunter, will be equipped with guns and grapple chains as he fights his way through the Injustice universe. His patented devil-may-care attitude also brings in a familiar charm that gamers and dedicated fans will surely appreciate. The Lobo DLC is scheduled to arrive May 7 and is sure to turn heads with the arrival of "the main man!"
When I see "free" attached to "day one DLC,: I become very excited. I love just about anything, if it’s free. Many people question what’s wrong with the original content or what this DLC is fixing. Not me, I hear free, I say give me please. Creative Assembly has announced that Total War: Rome 2 will now include the Pontus Faction DLC for free at launch. These guys like to keep their customers happy.
Activision has announced that on May 16, PS3 and PC gamers will finally be able to download Call of Duty: Black Ops 2's latest map pack, Uprising. The content will be released on both platforms for $14.99. It will add four competitive maps titled Magma, Vertigo, Studio, and Encore, as well as a "Mob of the Dead" zombie mode.
Halo 4 is getting some new life with a brand new Forge Map on the way. The free update, titled "Forge Island," will be arriving on April 11.