Resident Evil 5 DLC Released

#1 Posted by Joker (675 posts) -

I just downloaded it, although I was hesitant to because the download is 2 MB's. So paying to unlock content on content is sleazy as hell, although I still bought it just cause I am such a RE5 whore.

Will you guys be downloading it?

#2 Edited by TooWalrus (12973 posts) -

K, thx.

I've already sent the disc back to gamefly, so no.

#3 Posted by Joker (675 posts) -

Odd, I am getting some error while downloading. It gets to 1 percent and it says that the download couldn't finish. How did they mess up an unlock code? D:

#4 Posted by Kombat (2205 posts) -
TheSmilingDude said:
"Joker said:
"I just downloaded it, although I was hesitant to because the download is 2 MB's. So paying to unlock content on content is sleazy as hell, although I still bought it just cause I am such a RE5 whore. Will you guys be downloading it?"

Thank you for paving the way of seeing this happen more and more and more... we're all in your debt. 

That said, of course I will not be downloading this rip-off. It's why I didn't even bother to get RE5 in the first place. Unlike some people I can easily abandon franchises I feel attached to. Just like I have had to do so many times before. 

"
You didn't get a game become of optional downloadable content?  Nice.  You're smart.
#5 Posted by Kombat (2205 posts) -

Not to sound like a dick (because I'm not trying to) but given how often this has been happening recently, there are going to be quite a few excellent games you're not going to be buying as time goes on.

#6 Posted by Oni (2067 posts) -

I think it's a little more than an unlock code. The reason it's so small is because it doesn't add any new assets, it's basically a bunch of new code and front-end stuff. Unlock codes are like 128k.

Also RE5 is already tremendous value without this, so I don't know what you naysayers are on about..

#7 Posted by suneku (2997 posts) -

Yeah the game is already good for it's value. I still won't be buying this, but I've already gotten my moneys worth with RE5.

#8 Posted by EpicSteve (6441 posts) -

hmm. I'm very tempted.

#9 Posted by Dolphin_Butter (1910 posts) -
Oni said:
"I think it's a little more than an unlock code. The reason it's so small is because it doesn't add any new assets, it's basically a bunch of new code and front-end stuff. Unlock codes are like 128k.

Also RE5 is already tremendous value without this, so I don't know what you naysayers are on about.."
I think all of you should grow a brain like this guy.
#10 Posted by atheistium (352 posts) -
Got it and I am loving it!

Unlock codes tend to be around 200kbs and DEFO NOT over 1mb. So this is actual code being added to the game.

To be fair also, no new maps or characters are being added, nor announced. So I have no idea what the big fuss is about.
#11 Posted by Vinchenzo (6192 posts) -
Sleepy_Insomniac said:
"I think all of you should grow a brain like this guy."
It's too late. They would have had to have come to this thread when they were just born and still growing a brain. Unfortunately, they'll be little idiotic dips the rest of their life. Long live RE5!

(My comment is directed at people who think this game sucks, or that this DLC is sleezy. It's optional, and honestly not necessary. I'll be buying it because I like achievements...)
#12 Posted by Cloneslayer (1606 posts) -
TheSmilingDude said:
"Kombat said:

You didn't get a game become of optional downloadable content?  Nice.  You're smart."


I didn't get the game because I don't support douchebag developers. And it's not downloadable content, the content is allready on disc, it's a downloadable unlock code. And any developer using that crap can count on me not buying their games. If I knew before hand that it was the exact same with Castle Crashers, I wouldn't have gotten it either. This is capitalism, you vote with your money. Buy RE5 and keep the douchebags in business.

"
Capcom is a great developer. Just because they do one bad thing doesn't make them doughbags. The content already on the disc was worth $60 and ya it sucks the other stuff was on there already but I'm not going to get it because I support RE5 and Capcom, not the crappy DLC payment plan.
#13 Posted by Dolphin_Butter (1910 posts) -
Vinchenzo said:
"It's too late. They would have had to have come to this thread when they were just born and still growing a brain. Unfortunately, they'll be little idiotic dips the rest of their life. Long live RE5!

(My comment is directed at people who think this game sucks, or that this DLC is sleezy. It's optional, and honestly not necessary. I'll be buying it because I like achievements...)"
Well, sans the name calling, I agree. Anyway, I'll be picking this up later today because I like trophies (I have the PS3 version).
#14 Posted by HistoryInRust (6215 posts) -
Oni said:
"I think it's a little more than an unlock code. The reason it's so small is because it doesn't add any new assets, it's basically a bunch of new code and front-end stuff. Unlock codes are like 128k.Also RE5 is already tremendous value without this, so I don't know what you naysayers are on about.."
This.

Also, because it wasn't originally on-disc, I don't feel like there's something they implemented that I never use.  Instead, I play the hell out of the campaign and Mercenaries, so with this added Versus mode (which I'm on the fence about, personally), it seems logical to add it as a download and not some shoe-horned multiplayer mode.

Basically, it prevents us from being able to say it feels "tacked on," because it literally was tacked on, so we can't use that as a criticism against the game.  Haha.


#15 Posted by gla55jAw (2682 posts) -

It should have been included in the game, but for 400 points I don't really care. Slayer is fun to play.

#16 Posted by Metroid545 (1823 posts) -

i got it without hesitation cause MP was what i was hoping it would come with but it isn't that great

#17 Posted by spilledmilkfactory (1751 posts) -

honestly people should quit moaning about this dlc. it's optional after all, and RE5 had a ton of content on the disc in the first place. it is an excellent game, and if the multiplayer turns out to be fun, i'll buy it. i'm having my doubts about exactly how good it'll turn out, though.

#18 Posted by Skywarp (62 posts) -
Metroid545 said:
"i got it without hesitation cause MP was what i was hoping it would come with but it isn't that great"

Oh its not that good cuzz?
#19 Posted by ShadowKiller (894 posts) -

I didn't like what I've seen so far but it's probably worth the 400 points I spent. I'll just have to spend some more time at it.

#20 Posted by ArbitraryWater (11005 posts) -

I probably will give in and buy it eventually, but for now I see no reason to get a Versus mode in a game that is not made for competitive multiplayer. Call me when they put out new weapons or some sort of Separate Ways type thing.

#21 Posted by JJWeatherman (14485 posts) -
Oni said:
"I think it's a little more than an unlock code. The reason it's so small is because it doesn't add any new assets, it's basically a bunch of new code and front-end stuff. Unlock codes are like 128k.Also RE5 is already tremendous value without this, so I don't know what you naysayers are on about.."
exactly...
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