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Stance on BOTW DLC

Fine execept for the harder difficulty 99 18.97%
 
Zelda should not have DLC 56 10.73%
 
Zelda having DLC is fine ... 67 12.84%
 
Hate the idea of DLC in general 70 13.41%
 
Gonna wait and see if its worth it 55 10.54%
 
Planning on getting it along side BOTW 86 16.48%
 
Indifferent/do not care 68 13.03%
 
Will wait a big for a com... 21 4.02%
 
Total:522

Teasing aside, the timing is the biggest issue.
Announcing it before the game even releases, even if the content isn't actually made yet, just feels fucked up given how long they've had to work on the game, and how many times it was delayed.

Announcing the DLC now is like dangling a second carrot in front of the donkey before it ever got to eat the first. (i.e. taking the piss)

In second place is how rushed some of the content actually is, the shirt for example just feels like nothing but padding, the same shit you see retailers pulling when they offer exclusive skin dlc for preordering with them, in joint second place is the high probability that since the launch window is pretty anemic, a lot of people are going to buy this thing out of literally having nothing else to play, and that will only bolster Nintendo's future plans to continue to pull this kinda thing with future games, something they have done very rarely in the past.

I dislike DLC at the best of times but DLC announced before a games even out... yeah you can fuck right off.



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NATO said:

Teasing aside, the timing is the biggest issue.

I really don't see how timing can be an issue when it's not relevant to anything. When it's announced doesn't change what the DLC content is, the price of it, how complete the main game is, or any of the things that matter. There's no harm at all in buying a game while DLC is already available for it.



I'm not upset, I'm just a little surprised.

Einsam_Delphin said:
NATO said:

Teasing aside, the timing is the biggest issue.

I really don't see how timing can be an issue when it's not relevant to anything. When it's announced doesn't change what the DLC content is, the price of it, how complete the main game is, or any of the things that matter. There's no harm at all in buying a game while DLC is already available for it.

Because it would be nice to think they're making the game the best it can be rather than looking towards how to extract more money from their userbase before they even have one?

Most of the content will not be ready for launch anyway so whats the point of announcing it before launch? other than to make ot obvious that the version theyre shipping isn't complete and you'll need to spend $80 for the standard game to get the full game?

It's shitty, no matter what game does it.



The DLC is fine, but the hard difficulty should just be in the game.

I don't mind it at all and it's pretty annoying that people are getting worked up about it. It'd be impossible at this point, but I would love if Nintendo trolled the fuck out of everyone and delayed the game again to finish the DLC and added it to the game so everyone can get their "complete" game.

           

I don't understand why people would be upset.

1. Its entirely new content which is what DLC should be.
2. Its entirely optional.
3. It doesn't mean there is no existing hero mode built into the game as is. Just that a "new" hard mode will also be launched.

Granted if #3 is wrong and there is no existing hero/hard mode, then that would be something to be upset about as every Zelda game has had a 2nd harder mode when you complete the game. (am I wrong, have some zleda games not come with a harder mode after you beat the game?)

Its also brilliant.

I'm in a family and we'll buy one copy of the game (I'm actually getting two so as not to share, but some may get one). But, if you each want to have the DLC, then you'll each need to buy it as it digital and tied to your account.

This way Nintendo can get additional per person $$ (unless also sharing the Switch console) even when a family is sharing the physical game.

I'm not upset by the announcement at all, it seems pretty straightforward to me. Nintendo appears to be testing the waters for DLC in story-heavy games, as they haven't really done that before. I'll probably buy most, if not all, of the DLC.

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BotW is 100% full game
The Dlc will make it 110% complete, so no I don't have a problem.

If it isn't turnbased it isn't worth playing   (mostly)

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