Up For Debate - What's Your Favourite Ever DLC?

Written by Jon Sutton on Sat, Sep 3, 2016 2:00 PM

Ever since day one with the notorious Oblivion horse armour, DLC, or downloadable content, has been a dirty term, synonymous with money-grabbing publishers and withholding content at launch. But it’s not always this way. Lurking out there in the wilderness is some solid gold DLC with hours and hours of gameplay which harkens back to the glory days of proper expansion packs.

The important thing is to pick your battles wisely of course. For my money a season has rarely, if ever, been worth buying, but most games have one more individual bits which are certainly worth giving.

One of the recent standouts for me was, unsurprisingly, The Witcher 3: Blood and Wine. It cost about £15 and lasted me 30-40 hours. It’s a value proposition unlike anything else out there with a huge new landmass to explore, dozens of quests and some high quality writing. CD Projekt RED set a standard with Blood & Wine for me, and it’s definitely a contender for game of the year.

Another I really liked was for the original Borderlands, if you can recall. It was called The Zombie Island of Dr Ned and gave Borderlands players who’d exhausted the main game an awesome new world to rummage around in, filled with undead denizens. My favourites were the big lumbering brutes with weapons chests on their backs.

Before I blabber on about any more it’s over to you, what’s been some of your favourite DLC over the years? Are there any devs you have the utmost faith in and would buy and DLC they put out? Let us know!

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12:44 Sep-07-2016

FREE DLC

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17:35 Sep-06-2016

Shivering Isles and Dr. Ned's Zombie Island.. oh man those were amazing. Let me experience the games all over again.

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17:44 Sep-05-2016

Witcher 3 blood and wine elders scroll 5 heathfire dragonborn

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16:56 Sep-04-2016

Dragon age: the awakening

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16:52 Sep-04-2016

Mine are:
Borderlands 2:Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep
The Elder scrolls IV Oblivion:Shivering Isles
Neverwinter Nights:Hordes of Underdark
The Witcher 3:Blood and Wine

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23:15 Sep-04-2016

Mine too is BL2: Tiny Tina's Assault on Dragon Keep, the DnD theme was absolutely amazing! :D in the end it was my favorite part of the game ;)

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13:40 Sep-04-2016

Witcher 3 Blood and wine was best dlc i have ever played.
The graphics looked better than the original game for me as well may be because of the beautiful landscape and environment specially the fairy tale area, it was beautiful.

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11:03 Sep-04-2016

I didnt play Hearts Of Stone or Blood & Wine, yet, coz, money. But for now, its Burial At Sea for BioShock Infinite. What an epic conclusion to the whole Trilogy or Dilogy if you know what i mean ;)

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10:36 Sep-04-2016

Burial at sea

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09:52 Sep-04-2016

(witcher 3 dlc yes yes ...)


Fallout NV : Dead Money (sierra madre), Old World Blues, Honest Hearts.


Fallout 3 : Operation: Anchorage, Mothership Zeta.

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09:39 Sep-04-2016

Battlefield Bad Company 2: Vietnam. That thing felt like a whole new game.

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06:20 Sep-04-2016

Dark Souls: Artorias of the Abyss
I have been bitten by a nostalgia bee, so I'm gonna name a couple of expansion packs for older games. Don't know if they count as DLC but anyway;


Diablo 2: LoD
Neverwinter Nights: Shadow of Undrentide and Hordes of the Underdark

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16:49 Sep-04-2016

Hordes of Underdark was great

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06:03 Sep-04-2016

hearts of stone & blood & wine

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05:33 Sep-04-2016

Hearts of Stone + Blood and Wine, United Offensive, Spearhead + Breakthrough for Medal of Honor Allied Assault, The Tyranny of King Washington, The Following
All my favorites, there are more that I can't remember atm

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04:59 Sep-04-2016

Hearts of Stone
The Ballad of Gay Tony
Shadow of Mordor: The Bright Lord

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04:53 Sep-04-2016

Hearts of stone and blood and wine of the witcher 3

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03:36 Sep-04-2016

Call of Duty: United Offensive, the DLC for the first COD. Virtually a new game. Loved it.

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13:43 Sep-04-2016

If it was released in 2015-2016, it would probably have cost 70 dollars.

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02:51 Sep-04-2016

Total War : Rome - Barbarian Invasion DLC Pack.


Now that was something...

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02:28 Sep-04-2016

A recent favorite of mine is probably The Bright Lord for SoM. An interesting look at a piece of Middle-Earth history overlooked in media.

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02:30 Sep-04-2016

Also, isn't Blood and Wine an expansion not DLC? You could even buy a physical separate version of it.

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04:31 Sep-04-2016

In my opinion, a DLC is a small addition to the game where an expansion is a huge addition to the game.

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02:15 Sep-04-2016

All of the fallout new vegas dlcs

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02:10 Sep-04-2016

Elder Scrolls 4 Oblivion: The Shivering Isles is my all time favorite. A beautiful landscape with a ton of quests.

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07:14 Sep-04-2016

100% agree, I've yet to find another dlc or expansion as large and deep as that is

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