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First OpFlash DLC to arrive within “weeks,” major stuff planned

Wednesday, 14th October 2009 10:07 GMT By Patrick Garratt

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Codemasters is planning on some serious DLC releases for Operation Flashpoint: Dragon Rising, as confirmed in this Telegraph interview with Sion Lenton, the game’s executive producer.

“We’ve got some very ambitious plans with DLC – our first pack is coming up in a matter of weeks,” said Lenton.

The developer went on:

“Our team are already prototyping all sorts of stuff to be released as DLC and we’re really excited about it. It’s a really different type of market now; I remember five or six years ago, you’d get a game, finish it, put it back on the shelf and that was it. But now it’s almost as though the game’s release is just the beginning, really.

“Ours is a game that lends itself very well to expansion – there will be weapons packs, map packs – all sorts of things we can do to get our product out there.”

Another reason to go and buy it, then.

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  1. _S_E_R_G_

    need patches first!

    #1 5 years ago
  2. Freek

    Oh please, we had level packs 5 years ago too. UT was famouse for it. The difference was that it was free. The major updates were saved for Expansion Packs in retail releases, instead of the nickel and dime aproach that’s all the rage now.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. G1GAHURTZ

    Interestingly enough, Valve have shown that free DLC actually increases long-term sales of the original game…

    #3 5 years ago
  4. El_MUERkO

    i wonder how this will work on the PC version

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Yoshi

    I really want this game but i duno if it will run smooth enough like i want it to on my pc, plus so many people are complainin about bugs =S

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Chris Evans

    Haven’t they said before that there is going to be a mix of free and paid for DLC? Will be interesting to see how they balance the two out.

    #6 5 years ago