Mass Effect 3: From Ashes DLC

Written by Felix Nova on Thu, Feb 23, 2012 8:19 PM
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We spotted this over on Bioware's forum, about the Mass Effect 3 day one DLC. The obvious point here is that it the DLC is for sale and many gamers think that it should be available and included as part of "the full game", as it is ready on day one. Is this the slippery slope where gamers are sold fragments of games, turning game purchasing into a kind of micro transaction process at every turn. We have seen something similar in the Free To Play(F2P) market model, this approach may be something that sits between the regular retail and F2P.

Lets take a look at the Mass Effect 3 From Ashes DLC info...

As most of you know, yesterday there was a leak that revealed the upcoming DLC “ME3:From Ashes” on the
Xbox LIVE Marketplace. This leak took place before we were prepared to make an announcement about the details of that pack (slated for this Friday). 

There has been a lot of discussion about the DLC offering but we wanted to clarify a few things... 

- “From Ashes” includes the Prothean squad mate, an adventure on Eden Prime, a new weapon, and an alternate
appearance for every squad mate. Note that these alternate appearances are in addition to the ones already advertised in the CE.

- The Collectors Edition has been advertised from the beginning as containing a bonus character/mission, but we were not at liberty to provide the details. The Prothean is optional content that is certainly designed to appeal to long-time fans, which is why he is part of the CE offering (the version many fans would be likely to purchase).  Mass Effect 3 is a complete – and a huge game - right out of the box.

- The content in “From Ashes” was developed by a separate team (after the core game was finished) and not completed until well after the main game went into certification.

- The Collectors Edition has been sold out in most places for some time now, and is becoming very hard to find (many players prefer not to purchase the digital version). As such, we wanted to make this content available so that SE buyers could also incorporate the Prothean into their game.

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