Here is some bullshit on-disk dlc.

#1 Posted by Forceman4077 (42 posts) -

Here is the first "dlc" pack.

#2 Posted by Irvandus (2881 posts) -

More like, In download DLC am I right?

I think the bigger issue is the price, damn that's a lot for 5 characters.

#3 Edited by huntad (1958 posts) -

I'll say that it's not as huge of a deal as something like the Javik character in Mass Effect 3, because they are just multiplayer characters. It is a huge fucking bummer that this kind of stuff exists and they can't just be unlocked in some way just by playing the game.

#4 Posted by AlwaysBeClothing (1493 posts) -

They're just trying to replicate the fever of buying the toys! GOTTA BUY 'EM ALL!

#5 Posted by Giantstalker (1727 posts) -

While unfortunate, I'm kinda surprised people haven't just come to terms with this stuff yet.

In a couple months you'll get it for 49 cents during a sale anyway. Of course, by then, nobody will be playing the game online, so there's that... man, what a lose/lose situation.

#6 Posted by Forceman4077 (42 posts) -

My main issue is that 2 of the characters are already in Escalation and Blast Off is in SP. There is no legit reason for this other then tying to screw people out of their money, after the just paid 60 for a game.

#7 Edited by handlas (2750 posts) -

Just don't buy it and hope no one else does. I've vowed to not buy Capcom games anymore... so far I've succeeded... probably cuz they haven't released anything good that I can think of since SF4. But I'll continue to not support their sh*tty DLC practices.

Instead award devs like, most recently, the Starhawk devs who released FREE DLC. Genuinely shocking... free DLC. That never happens on consoles anymore. Not that I expect that to be the norm but I also don't want the norm to be releasing a game and locking content that is finished on disc to be sold to you the second you put the disc in ur console.

And I was actually contemplating buying this game. I enjoyed the demo but I'm not a fan of Transformers really... just never watched it. This is a decent enough reason to pass on the game. I'm enjoying Darksiders 2 enough as it is.

#8 Posted by ch3burashka (5249 posts) -

/thread

This is now a thread dedicated to the debate of disk-vs-disc. Discuss.

I vote c. It's classy.

#9 Posted by Forceman4077 (42 posts) -

@handlas said:

Just don't buy it and hope no one else does. I've vowed to not buy Capcom games anymore... so far I've succeeded... probably cuz they haven't released anything good that I can think of since SF4. But I'll continue to not support their sh*tty DLC practices.

Instead award devs like, most recently, the Starhawk devs who released FREE DLC. Genuinely shocking... free DLC. That never happens on consoles anymore. Not that I expect that to be the norm but I also don't want the norm to be releasing a game and locking content that is finished on disc to be sold to you the second you put the disc in ur console.

And I was actually contemplating buying this game. I enjoyed the demo but I'm not a fan of Transformers really... just never watched it. This is a decent enough reason to pass on the game. I'm enjoying Darksiders 2 enough as it is.

I won't buy, hell I don't even know if I'm going to buy the game now, but I've seen a lot of people on other websites have no problem with this bullshit.

#10 Posted by david3cm (636 posts) -

Really Capcom? You actually think people are going to play this game's multiplayer?

#11 Edited by handlas (2750 posts) -

@david3cm said:

Really Capcom? You actually think people are going to play this game's multiplayer?

You startled me for a second. Had to double check. Yes, it's not capcom. It's High Moon and Activision.

#12 Posted by Barrock (3553 posts) -

@david3cm said:

Really Capcom? You actually think people are going to play this game's multiplayer?

I think the last games multiplayer was actually pretty popular.

Anyway I wish instead of doing this they sold them like Skylanders but with Transformers figures and a code.

#13 Edited by Gantrathor (234 posts) -

@david3cm said:

Really Capcom? You actually think people are going to play this game's multiplayer?

When did Transformers: Fall of Cybertron become a Capcom game? I was under the impression that it's a High Moon Studios/Activision game. Huh.

#14 Posted by david3cm (636 posts) -

@Gantrathor: Woops! All the capcom talk in this thread inceptioned the idea that this was a capcom game, my mistake. My opinion on the quality of the multiplayer stands though.

#15 Posted by BraveToaster (12588 posts) -

The only way this bullshit stops if people stop buying it, but I doubt that will ever happen. I mean, we live in a world where people spend real world money for extra in-game currency.

#16 Posted by Gantrathor (234 posts) -

@david3cm: Yeah. I, too, doubt that it will be any good. It would have to be a mind blowing, face melting multiplayer experience to get people away from CS:GO, which comes out tomorrow (Not endorsing that game. I don't even like Counter-Strike.)

#17 Posted by The_Nubster (2355 posts) -

@CH3BURASHKA said:

/thread

This is now a thread dedicated to the debate of disk-vs-disc. Discuss.

I vote c. It's classy.

Disk is a computer term, a round and flat data storage device that can be rotated to access the data. A disc is any other round and flat object, from a plate to a vinyl record. So vote 'c' all you want, you's wrong.

#18 Posted by Forceman4077 (42 posts) -

Anyone think that Jeff not even mentioning FoC for TNT is a bit tell of what he thinks of it?

#19 Posted by Mokes (36 posts) -

It looks like the DLC is only aesthetics. I'm fine with that.

#20 Posted by buft (3320 posts) -

@Forceman4077 said:

Anyone think that Jeff not even mentioning FoC for TNT is a bit tell of what he thinks of it?

no i think its because mann vs machine is an easier choice to make since the TF2 TNT has been popular in the past

#21 Edited by ProfessorEss (7518 posts) -
@huntad said:

It is a huge fucking bummer that this kind of stuff exists and they can't just be unlocked in some way just by playing the game.

Y'know it's not the money that bothers me as much as the fact that games don't have that "unlock all the characters" meta-game that they used to have.
#22 Posted by Fastandslow (2 posts) -

I dont care i want ALL DLC FOR this game And the first pack lets you have wheeljack so im not complaining I know some people hate this but u dont want it just dont buy it problem solved its all cosmetic ill only get annoyed if that G1 pack gun is over powered?

#23 Posted by Canteu (2821 posts) -

@CH3BURASHKA: Disk is magnetic storage, Disc is optical.

#24 Posted by Brodehouse (10129 posts) -

As long as you people continue to act like junkies and buy it anyway, it's aha you'll get.

Instead of going disc-this or whatever, why don't you look at what's actually included in the 60 dollar package and what's included in the X dollar DLC packs and figure out what good value is. 60 dollars buys you the retail package, not everything the studio has made in the last 2 years. If the retail package isn't enough by itself, then don't buy it. If the retail package IS enough, then why are you upset? If they couldn't sell this stuff, they wouldn't make it. Just like the main game itself, it they couldn't sell it, they wouldn't make it.

#25 Posted by Shortbreadtom (863 posts) -

I hope the next gen consoles have something in place so that multiplayer games still work if the data is different on two different consoles. It might prevent on disc DLC, which is unfortunately still the best option to prevent another MK9 disaster.

By the way, I'm being generous. Multiplayer consistency is the only excuse for on disc DLC in my eyes, and it may not even be the case here.

#26 Posted by Fastandslow (2 posts) -

Next up Metroplex dlc play as metroplex (That would be fair) 1600msp lol

#27 Posted by Yodasdarkside (300 posts) -

It's like they're trying to dissuade me from downloading the game. Eleventh hour announcement that it's a day and date download? No option to preorder on the PSN, no benefit to downloading the game, full price and then to add insult to injury, $10 DLC for an as-yet-unproven multiplayer experience.

I really wanted to get this today, but I'm seriously thinking twice, with the MGS HD games both out, as well as R&C next week, and Leviathan for ME3 as well.

#28 Edited by Solh0und (1850 posts) -
@Yodasdarkside said:

It's like they're trying to dissuade me from downloading the game. Eleventh hour announcement that it's a day and date download? No option to preorder on the PSN, no benefit to downloading the game, full price and then to add insult to injury, $10 DLC for an as-yet-unproven multiplayer experience.

I really wanted to get this today, but I'm seriously thinking twice, with the MGS HD games both out, as well as R&C next week, and Leviathan for ME3 as well.

I would just rent it if you're concerned.  
 
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To be fair guys, other games like Sleeping Dogs and Even P4 Arena had day 1 DLC.  
 
REMEMBER: It's YOUR choice if you want to buy it. No one is forcing you
#29 Posted by Mesoian (1574 posts) -

@david3cm said:

Really Capcom? You actually think people are going to play this game's multiplayer?

I lol'd. But you're half right. The multiplayer in this game isn't nearly as good as War for Cybetron's online multi, and even that had a boat load of problems that haven't been addressed. Expecting people to shell out for characters that they will use once or twice then shelve is rather silly.

#30 Posted by Mesoian (1574 posts) -

@Forceman4077 said:

Anyone think that Jeff not even mentioning FoC for TNT is a bit tell of what he thinks of it?

Absolutely. Plus, the multiplayer isn't that good.

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