Did you buy Gears of War 2 used? Were you disappointed that you didn't get the code to download the free map pack? Well, now you can purchase the Flashback Map Pack through the XBLM.
...not. we knew this would happen
don't support epic til they fix the 4 million glitches that still exist in gears 2. glitches that have existed since gears 1. glitches they promised they were fixing. glitches that are now actually WORSE. screw epic
Well, it's sort of a surprise since they did say these would be available exclusively though the code in the game. Giantbomb.com muses that it might be available as an error and be removed soon. More likely, they realized it hasn't kept people from buying used copies of the game, and have decided they might as well try to get $5 out of those people. It might mean more drastic measures in future Epic games... wasn't Epic the one with a developer tossing out the hypothetical idea of needing a code included with a sealed copy to download the end of a game?
I'm glad. If you buy used games your a dumbass tool for doing so. Now I can sit here and laugh at you morons who support Gamestop and not the game companies themselves.
So $5(400 points) for 5 maps but they charge $10(800 points) for the other map pack which has 3 maps? WTF?
More likely they knew about selling this map pack well in advance, and denied it to get people to buy the game new. This way you get new sales, AND the extra $5 from those who bought used.
it does kind of feel like a kick in the teeth. Gears of War 2 is so broken online and yet they are releasing map packs for money but not addressing the existing issues? The last patch help some with matchmaking but there are still so many bugs, glitches, balance issues, net code problems, etc. This game should've have never been released with these many issues. Don't they care at all where they rank on XBL's most played list? If this game wasn't so broken I have no doubts it would be on top. A lot of my friends have already traded or sold their copies and are vowing not to purchase the next installment. I will be joining them shortly because my patience is wearing thin as well and news like this doesn't help.
Yay i got ripped off with no code in my copy but now i can go pay for it......EPIC FAIL (seriously)
yup mine didnt bring a code and it was sealed. and now i need to pay extra ? dream on epic. btw i don't really care cause i already stopped playing it.
You guys could have just asked the store or something...
wow.. thx captain obvious ehehe. i did. they said the game was sealed and it wasnt their problem. he opened one more game and no code too. they sent me to microsoft. then again after 4 hours on the telephone i quit... i didnt really liked gears 2 online.
I'd prefer free
Why isn't this free?
Seriously? No, I'm not trying to start a riot, but come on. What's better than making money? Making more money.
Lord bviperz yeah for epic the thing that's it's better than making money is.....making money and spiting in gamers face.
That's the way it goes. If people will buy it (flaws and all) why fix it. Sad really.
It's free if you bought the game new, dummy, as you should have.
first - i bought the game new and sealed from play.com and i didnt got the code. after some complaining they sent my a$$ to epic or microsoft second - we are talking about something that's wrong in the industry nowadays. not the game itself. i dont really care about gears 2, it a flawed game and hey... you just have to press B to kill 1 or 2 ppl. all noobs can do it :P @bviperz yeah if it's flawed and hyped, don't fix it, its an easy buck
hurray epic... keep pissing on your fans. you screwed big time with gears 2 online part and now this ? keep it going.
This is Epic's way of saying "you should have got the game first hand, sucka!" Considering Mark Rein of Epic is pretty much against trading games.
What's next, Gears 2 for Windows announced this E3?
I'm kind of expecting that. Have they said it wouldn't be on PC?
@BRG9000: Yeah, they did. Check out the article here: http://www.n4g.com/xbox360/...
Not bothered this will help the people who legitimately had bad or incomplete codes. Just as long as they keep the Gold weapons to people who went to the midnight launch/bought the LE i'll be happy.
Screw Epic! People can turn invisible, hit people through walls, guns don't work! Epic can go to hell. What a way to spit in the peoples face who help make your check, "Here are some map packs! Pay us and still play a glitched ridden game, enjoy!". Going back to Gears 1, at least the glitches in that game were bareable and when I shoot my weapon it HITS!
Isn't all this being fixed in the upcoming patch? There was a post about it yesterday.
Holy s*** will you guys ever shut up? Microsoft distributes the stuff for money, not Epic. You guys are complete dumbasses.
you are the dumb one. it's EPIC who went and did this release day DLC with codes inside the case just to punish second hand games. don't believe me ? just do a search on n4g for that piece of news
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