For now, The Heist is a fun little way to spend more time with the delightful gameplay, characters, and world of Marvel’s Spider-Man, but it certainly doesn’t feel like a complete, satisfying expansion on its own.
I think the biggest issue I’m seeing with a lot of reviewers is that it feels like it should have just came out as one big package verses being episodic. I really enjoyed this dlc and it sets things up for a larger story, but with each dlc being a month away I can understand why some would prefer to have the whole 6 to 8 hours story experience in one go versus being segmented.
Yeah I agree I think i'm going to wait for all the dlc to come out and then just play it all together.
something that is sold for $9.99 was never meant to be "essential:".
Yeah I mean Witcher 3 Hearts of Stone proved that..... oh wait.... nvm.
aside from Witcher 3's DLCs, what else is there that is similarly as "essential" for $10? we get it that you love TW3. Those expansions are the exceptions here. they are not the norm. would be great if other devs and publishers do the same with their DLCs but it better to leave it as a wish for now. Driveclub had a excellent DLCs for its Season Pass and similarly awesome Bike expansion too. just so you know.
That example is moot when we’ve yet to see any other follow. As much as I would love to see other doing the exact same thing. The closest we got was fallout for what they raised the price realizing it cost more to make bigger.
Also isn't the whole point of DLC to be optional?
Not when you have a quest in the base game hinting at a riddler style boss reveal. You can clearly see why the middle portion of Spiderman didn't have any boss fights that because they were removed from the game and sold as DLC. I wouldn't have mentioned that if they didn't have the black cat missions that went nowhere.
@ Spurg: stop lying. Insomniac has confirmed multiple times that nothing was removed from the game. The Black Cat missions didn't go nowhere, they were just optional missions and you ended up with a special suit when completing them.
@Spurg but the missions were for the suit. so it did go somewhere
There are a few other games that have $10 dlc which add alot to the experience.
This is why the savy consumer waits for the complete edition.
I will be waiting to pick up all the DLC in February on sale, which has been my plan even before the main game dropped. Rather have a meal instead of being drip fed.
I understand the point of releasing the dlc's a month apart. It gets players coming back to play the game. Just make the DLC's contain at least three hours of story.
I'm still in the early stages of Spiderman just finished the "Don't touch the Mask" chapter & from what I can see I have long to go story wise I'll buy the season pass later on in time.
But is it good? Yes? Then fine
Even though I enjoyed Spiderman I will skip the DLC, at least for now some developers definitely do a better job than others with their DLC's. So far the Witcher 3 has been the best then Uncharted Lost Legacy, followed by The Frozen Wild in Horizon. IMO DLC is meant to enhance the experience not make it feel like it was tacked on or like it could have been in the game to begin with. It's not like Insomniac has had that much experience with DLC, Spiderman overall was good but there is room for improvement that includes their future DLC packages.
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