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Submitted by PrivateRyan 554d ago | news

Free Resident Evil 6 DLC Confirmed

NowGamer: Ada Wong will get a co-op partner for her campaign and No Hope difficulty will be added to Resident Evil 6 for free, via a future title update. (Capcom, PS3, Resident Evil 6, Xbox 360)

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RmanX1000  +   554d ago
Then why not UNLOCK THEM FROM THE BEGINNING IF THEY'RE FREE?!
knowyourstuff  +   554d ago
It takes extra time to code it, but when you have to work 80 hours a week to meet a tight deadline like most videogame devs do, you really can't always debug all your code to make sure it works perfectly, and run all the testing in time, so you do all that post release and release a patch to get that functionality in (which is why some of the code was already on the disc in the first place, it just wasn't finished).

Effectively, this is how a lot of day 1 DLC is done, because it takes 3 months to manufacture a game, during that 3 month period if you need to you can continue testing and coding and releasing day 1 patch so the game isn't broken, or if you just want to release a little bit of something extra like an extra hard difficulty.
crxss  +   554d ago
"Ada Wong's campaign will also be made available for all players from the start, rather than having to complete Leon, Chris and Jake's campaigns first."

^this part doesn't really make sense. i can see why they'd unlock it right away: if everyone has it unlocked then the new online co-op for this campaign is more accessible for everyone. BUT, no one should really play this one first, even though it is Ada (unless they don't care about being spoiled for the other 3 campaigns, though it is obvious). they should just unlock her campaign after beating one of the others if they want it to be available to everyone while not spoiling the story.
Muffins1223  +   554d ago
You would find a way to make this look shitty....
crxss  +   554d ago
^LOL bubble up for you sir
HammadTheBeast  +   554d ago
Sh*t game, not even free "dlc" can make this better. Honestly, this isn't dlc. It should be in a patch or something, you can't call a difficulty level dlc.
kparks  +   554d ago
difficulty is not a problem so who cares about this dlc! I beat it on professional and the only time i died was coming out of a damn cut scene or due to the absolute crap camera angle!! u would not believe how may time im shooting a zombie with the shotgun they jump at me im about to shoot them in the air then the game goes into a cut scene then when u come out the cut scene ur dead LOL WTF!! and how about in leons campaign when he is swimming from the shark and ur not even moving ur just flailing in the water HAHA
Highlife  +   553d ago
have you played the game???? Finding most just spout off.
ThanatosDMC  +   554d ago
Yeah, Ada a clone... wtf were they smoking. Also, Chris' story and ending... horrible. It was only worth playing Leon's campaign.
CynicalKelly  +   553d ago
You obviously didn't play it.
hkgamer  +   554d ago
dlc is there to add content so that gamers cling onto games for longer and do not resell them. 2nd hand sales decrease means new game sales increase.
doogiebear  +   554d ago
WHEN is it coming out? I'm not gonna play the Ada story until this patch comes out. It's stupid that the whole game is co-op but when u get to Ada, it stops being co-op. So I play the whole game with my GF in split-screen just to end up playing solo? What a dumb decision that was...
boybato  +   554d ago
Dadadadadadadadamage control
yewles1  +   554d ago
Exactly, why call it "free" NOW when they required an unlock patch? Hand getting caught in the cookie jar is all.
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TheUndertaker85  +   554d ago
... And yet wasn't this exact thing already confirmed as free and unlockable in RE6 already? Ya know, the other RE6 article you commented on that claimed RE6 had DLC on disc when everything they listed as DLC could be unlocked through RE6 itself?

... Or are you just here to troll about "Crapcom" every two seconds and a game it seems you haven't even played nor touched? I guess sitting on the outside allows you to have an inside opinion though.
Sevir  +   554d ago
#KaPOW
DaThreats  +   554d ago
Ada Wong's campaign will also be made available for all players from the start, rather than having to complete Leon, Chris and Jake's campaigns first.

Aww they shouldnt of done that
Its a nice reward to beating the campaigns
eferreira  +   554d ago
you'll never know if it was free or not to begin with. Just be happy. Capcom did good
cleft5  +   554d ago
People just want to hate. Look at all the great free dlc for the ME3 mp. People still hate on that game.
meatnormous  +   554d ago
Having a blast with ME3 mp.
tack129  +   554d ago
I am not going to complain about a free update. Even if it is on the disk.

I still am not going to buy the game though.
Yangus  +   554d ago
Awesome Capcom!Crapcom?
But sad,RE6 ridiculous and medicore game.

And look surprise!CoD/BF killer multi!
http://www.youtube.com/watc...

:D
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deadfrag  +   554d ago
I WANT them to release an update for people to be able to play all campains solo!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!FUC% co-op i want the good and great solo campain back!Thats why ADA campain was my personal better campain.
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Master_S  +   554d ago
It's free because the cake had discovered....
Parappa  +   554d ago
It's free because they wanted it to be free from the start. If they really would make something free just because people found it hidden on the disc then SFxTK's DLC would all be free.
doogiebear  +   554d ago
Thank you, mr. Capcom PR man
josephayal  +   554d ago
GOTY 2012 Better and Better
Yodagamer  +   554d ago
Maybe they did learn their lesson, wait this is capcom, if they did we'd have resident evil, not gears of evil.
007Bond  +   554d ago
I actually enjoyed Ada's campaign more cause of the single player I didn't have to worry about a partner or stupid AI
SAE  +   553d ago
if what you people say is true then i won't update , I already completed the 3 campaigns , just Ada left ...
007Bond  +   553d ago
Trust me it is, it's also just a bit more difficult due to not having someone save all the time. I wish they gave you a SINGLE PLAYER only option for all campaigns
ninjahunter  +   554d ago
Lol, something to with the fact that you cant sell us what we already have, perhaps?
jd666  +   553d ago
I bet they had planned on selling this to begin with until all the fans complained about the game
Series_IIa  +   553d ago
No marketing or package design company would miss out a chance of putting includes free DLC all over the packaging, they simply got caught out and chugging out some damage control...
CynicalKelly  +   553d ago
People complained about on Disk DLC and now when they find out that it's to be unlocked in a patch, they complain....

Now I am all for companies listening to the gamers but this is one of the cases where Capcom shouldn't. It's obvious everyone is just here to complain about the game and capcom, no matter what they do, they can't win.
VTKC  +   553d ago
Capcom singing #what ever I said, what ever I did I didnt mean it, I just want you back for good....#
engel  +   553d ago
i just want to say that anyone who complains about co op is a moron, because it seems like the only ones who complain about it, knew it had co op but still bought it. if you dont like the co op then go play the older resident evil games. dont get on here and complain about it because you knew it had co op but you bought it anyway.
NeoTribe  +   553d ago
Just proved how spoiled stupid these fans are. Bitch that there's paid dlc days after game release. Now people bitchin and finding ways to still bash them for giving free dlc... If I was capcom and had to listen to all these whiny bitches, id start screwing them over to.

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