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Yeah. Has Valve ever charged for DLC? Wonder what people would say If/when they charge for the next one
I guess it depends on how big it is, how new it is, etc. I already feel like I've gotten my money's worth from Portal 2 so a reasonably priced DLC with a good amount of content wouldn't frustrate me at all. 3 new levels for $10? No thanks. New sub storyline with 15 levels and a new paint for $10? Sure.
Edited by IEATFISH - 4/29/11 at 12:55pm
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Sure the first one is free, that's how they get you...

I kid, I kid. These will be supported by the store, and in the Xbox case via points because micrsoft is greedy.
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Yeah. Has Valve ever charged for DLC? Wonder what people would say If/when they charge for the next one
Depends if you count HL2 EP1 / EP2 as DLC or not, if so then yes they have. But wait a bit and you can get them cheap.

Sounds good, like the idea of a challenge mode for SP too.
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Im making a note here: Huge success
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So.. they give you an expansion to the game free, but charge extortionate prices for hats...
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Well they wouldn't be free on xbox but I don't care about that seeing as I have a ps3 so im wondering if it will cost on there? But yes pc for certain free with the option of stuff to buy
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Mmm, hats! You do get a free hat for completing the single player though.

Here's hoping that the "and more" mentioned includes the "Pneumatic Diversity Vents" that were missing from the game. I was really looking forward to playing with those. Add some gels to them for extra fun.
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post #18 of 53
well, hats and accessories aren't necessities, they are luxuries. And just like luxuries in the USA, good luck getting the government to "subsidize" the cost of your 50inch OLED screen...

luxuries do not in any way affect game play, so why do u care so much?
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why do i have a feeling that DLC number 2 wont be free?
Seriously? That's a heck of a negative outlook.

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Well they wouldn't be free on xbox but I don't care about that seeing as I have a ps3 so im wondering if it will cost on there? But yes pc for certain free with the option of stuff to buy
It will most likely be free on the PS3 as Sony don't tend to be as bad as Microsoft for enforcing games having paid content. Also, Portal 2 for the PS3 comes with steamworks and all, so I imagine that they wouldn't charge for DLC when they are trying to present it as an equal platform. You get a free copy of Portal 2 for the PC with the PS3 version, so it'd seem unlikely they'd give you DLC for one copy of your game, but not the other.
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