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Dragon Age: Origins Day One DLC Plans

GameSpot has details on plans for DLC for Dragon Age: Origins, which they say will be released for the PC and Xbox 360 editions on November 3, the same day the game goes on sale, while the PS3 edition of the DLC will come later in the month when BioWare's RPG is released for that platform. There will be no fewer than three pieces of DLC, one being the previously announced free Blood Armor, the second is The Stone Prisoner, free with new purchases of the game, and the third is Warden's Keep, for which they have a teaser trailer. Here's word on that:

BioWare today announced that Dragon Age: Origins will get its first downloadable expansion on day one. Called the Warden's Keep, the DLC will add a dungeon-based quest to the game along with six new abilities, a variety of items, and a base where players can trade with merchants. It will feature a supernatural storyline set in an ancient--and possibly haunted--fortress once used as a redoubt by the Grey Wardens, the ancient order at the center of Origins' main storyline. (A magic suit of Grey Warden armor will be one of the items in the add-on.)

The Warden's Keep will be available for MSP 560 ($7) on Xbox Live Marketplace and $7 on the PC on November 3. It will cost the same price on the PlayStation Store when the PlayStation 3 version of Dragon Age goes on sale later in November.

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122. Re: Dragon Age DLC Plans Oct 9, 2009, 08:40 Verno
 
Well there you go Verno, two devs saying exactly the same thing I suggested.

Doesn't address my previous reply and of course they're going to say that. What did you expect them to say? Well you see guys we wanted to give you all of this extra content on release day but we want you to pay for it. Now before you say "This is Bioware, wheres the trust?" I'll just mention that normally I'd say that myself. If this was a month after release, I'd be defending Bioware. This is the same day as retail launch. Whatever their reasoning, they are providing less value to the consumer on launch day for their products. I know the various responses, I wrote a few of them for you previously - combating piracy, fighting used game sales, etc. The reasons don't matter to the person bringing home the box and before even playing the game at all seeing a notice in-game about paid DLC.
 
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