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First Skyrim DLCs Timed Xbox 360 Exclusives

The Bethesda Blog has a news roundup for the Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim, the upcoming RPG sequel. They point to a RipTen preview where the author describes a vampire encounter, and interviews by the tireless Pete Hines, who discussed the game with Computec, Destructoid, FBC, and GameSpot during Gamescom. They also note the news on Joystiq that the first two DLC packs for Skyrim will be timed Xbox 360 exclusives: "Earlier this morning, Microsoft announced that the first two pieces of game add-on content for Skyrim will be releasing exclusively on Xbox 360 — 30 days before they’re available anywhere else. When we have more details on the content, we’ll let everyone know. "

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26. Re: First Skyrim DLCs Timed Xbox 360 Exclusives Aug 26, 2011, 14:33 Verno
 
And stop whining about it being "removed content. Even Day 1 DLC isn't "removed content," it's a separate team with a separate budget working on separate content.

That's a canyon sized assumption to leap over. People aren't going to just take your word for it or something. Consumers don't care how someone classifies it on their budget sheet, when they are pushing content months ahead of release then that could have gone in the box. Just because they decided to sell it afterward doesn't mean it's acceptable, it's a case by case matter. Consumers have every right to and absolutely should whine, it helps keep the industry honest.

I totally get why people are naturally suspicious about DLC announced so far in advance. Where they lose me is assuming all DLC itself is a bad value.
 
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