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Risen 2 DLC Already on Disc?

A forum thread on GameFAQs has indications that Risen 2: Dark Waters may be the latest game to ship with what's supposed to be future DLC included on the retail disc. The thread outlines the discovery, and spawns one of those heated discussions over the ethics of making content on the game disc dependant on a future. Thanks Blend Games.

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50. Re: Risen 2 DLC Already on Disc? May 7, 2012, 02:15 theyarecomingforyou
 
I fully appreciate that content development wraps up long before the game is released and that time can be used to produce DLC. The problem is that DLC is being factored into the development process, often designed to launch alongside the game or within the first month - this is being used as an excuse to remove content that would have otherwise been available. This was highlighted perfectly by Street Fighter X Tekken, which included 12 DLC characters on the disc to be released later as DLC. The content was meant to be released towards the end of the year, yet it was fully functional and people were able to "hack" the game to unlock it early. It is simply being used as a way to screw more money out of customers by releasing a deliberately gimped game.

As always, greedy publishers take things too far and it ends up being completely counter-productive. Just look at Skyrim for an example of how to do things right - it's been out for half a year and still hasn't received any DLC because they're taking their time with it. They could have put out a quick cash-in - as they did previously with the horse armour - but instead they are treating their customers with respect. Not only that but they have offered a lot of free support. Most games nowadays received plenty of DLC but rarely ever receive any other support.
 
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