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What is DLC besides a deceptive sales gimmic?

by 3oij / October 19, 2012 5:54 PM PDT

Why do game studios implement DLC systems only to release one DLC and completely abandon the title? It seems like it's only to supplement marketing..

My favorite example is L.A. Noire, unique title with a big investment, one DLC and now it's dead..

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How is this unique to that one game?
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 21, 2012 3:08 AM PDT

Would you rather have no DLC for any game and buy full new versions?

I thought it rather neat to find an expansion, even if it's just one that plays along with the original.

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It's's an example as stated
by 3oij / October 21, 2012 10:11 PM PDT

DLC is on average 4/5 full title costs.. shades of gray. The DLC is usually content that took the studio 1-2 months to roll out too..

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Here it was more like 1 to 2/5ths the title cost.
by R. Proffitt Forum moderator / October 24, 2012 6:06 AM PDT

Interesting how you know it took 1-2 months to roll out. Do you work there?

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