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I have 2070 and it's *swear word here* annoying that I have to play as ubisoft wants me to before I can unlock the extra content. Anno is a free style rts. You kill the reason Anno became popular by shackling your player and make him walk in line. That's not what Anno or gaming is about.
If people seriously think this kind of behaviour is ok from companies, gaming is trully dead. Then it becomes work, work that you pay for to do.

Like your sig, you're over reacting. For Anno 2070 the three things you unlock ingame are a bonus mission, so that's not content missing from your game, an ingame appearance change and an additional transporter. The bonus mission takes place AFTER the main game, therefore the 40 points you get for completing the game are exactly what's needed to "unlock" the bonus mission, which you can't play before you've finished the game anyway. Everything is bonus and additional on top of what you've already paid for and it's FREE. So, really, stop trying to make this out to be a massive deal.
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Like your sig, you're over reacting. For Anno 2070 the three things you unlock ingame are a bonus mission, so that's not content missing from your game, an ingame appearance change and an additional transporter. The bonus mission takes place AFTER the main game, therefore the 40 points you get for completing the game are exactly what's needed to "unlock" the bonus mission, which you can't play before you've finished the game anyway. Everything is bonus and additional on top of what you've already paid for and it's FREE. So, really, stop trying to make this out to be a massive deal.

Nothing is free. All those extras are manhours and you pay for them when you buy the game. But they keep it from you until you're nice and dance like a puppet.
Truly a sad day if taking customers hostage is ok.
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Nothing is free. All those extras are manhours and you pay for them when you buy the game. But they keep it from you until you're nice and dance like a puppet.
Truly a sad day if taking customers hostage is ok.

Didn't you properly read it? You get it by completing the game and it unlocks when you complete the game (by giving you the points necessary to unlock it).

From what I'm reading. There is nothing wrong with that.
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Nothing is free. All those extras are manhours and you pay for them when you buy the game. But they keep it from you until you're nice and dance like a puppet.
Truly a sad day if taking customers hostage is ok.
So because you couldn't play the bonus mission first thing after starting they game they're holding you hostage? tongue.gif

I'm surprised you're so bent out of shape over that. Especially given that the game automatically rotates missions out of availability for the online events.
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+Rep for the two replies above. Glad someone is reading and paying attention,

DLC is fine when it's entirely free for everyone.
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Did someone say ME3?
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Did someone say ME3?

It seems I can't go one day on OCN without seeing someone imitate their avatar..... ME3 was published by EA, not Ubisoft.

But if you are actually referring to them making First Day DLC that was important to the storyline of the game and then charging people extra for it, then yes they did that, and should be flayed for it.
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It seems I can't go one day on OCN without seeing someone imitate their avatar..... ME3 was published by EA, not Ubisoft.
But if you are actually referring to them making First Day DLC that was important to the storyline of the game and then charging people extra for it, then yes they did that, and should be flayed for it.

First you insult me than agree with me?

You have balls.

The latter of your statement is what I was pointing too, yes I am quite aware of who published ME3.
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First you insult me than agree with me?
You have balls.
The latter of your statement is what I was pointing too, yes I am quite aware of who published ME3.

Hey, ambiguous statements are ambiguous. tongue.gif Don't let crap like twitter and texting ruin you, verbosity IS communication.

But yes. I do have them. 2 of them. A full set. But for some reason I've been losing hair on the left side lately..... Could be the new underwear.....
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Nice, now I'm buying Ubisoft games.

 
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