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More DLC for Marvel vs Capcom 3? Unlikely

Wednesday, 13 April 2011 14:13 GMT By Stace Harman

A short update on Capcom’s official European Twitter feed suggests that we’ve had as much downloadable content as we’re going get for Marvel Vs Capcom 3.

The update, posted yesterday in response to a fan question says:

“MvsC3 is out, done and dusted, no further announcements planned.”

Marvel vs. Capcom 3: Fate of Two Worlds has seen various bits of DLC since its release in February, including costume packs, additional characters – at least one of whom it was claimed was already on the disc – and ‘Shadow Mode’, which allowed you to “pit your skills against computer simulations of some of the game’s producers.”

Best make the most of those.

Tweet spotted by Kotaku.

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27 Comments

  1. Lehnsherr

    Hell no! I will be pissed is this is the case, especially with all the talk and build-up they did around DLC. They preached lots of DLC characters and modes and to not fully deliver, that’s just rubbish. Bollocks to you Capcom!

    #1 4 years ago
  2. OlderGamer

    No problem, i am sure they will put a newer version of the game that includes said DLC already out. Maybe then they will put out yet another version with two more new chars. Then maybe even another version after that, with a couple new(old) chars and some new costumes!

    Just like they did with Street Fighter IV.

    All I can say is that MVC2 had 56 chars at launch.

    #2 4 years ago
  3. Tadeg NEOgo

    This is bullshit, I’m selling my MvsC3 today, then. No Phoenix Wright = epic fail.

    #3 4 years ago
  4. Ireland Michael

    @2 In fairness to Super Street Fighter IV, they added around 10 new characters, tonnes of extra game modes, rebalanced all the characters, *and* launched it at a budget price.

    I was able to sell my copy of SFIV for €20, and pick up SSFIV for €30. So it ended up costing me a grand total of €10.

    #4 4 years ago
  5. Lehnsherr

    @2 At the same time, MVC2 was using sprites from former games. There were only a few characters there that weren’t just copy and pasted in, so older technology like that meant more characters taking up less space. They had to redesign everybody for MVC3, couple that with 360 still running on DVD format and that killed them being able to have 56 characters on one disc. They could have on PS3, but too many Microsoft fanboys would have complained. So, once again, the 360 has held back a cross-platform game.

    #5 4 years ago
  6. deathgaze

    5: Despite what you seem to think, a single character model and all it’s animations don’t take up that much space. I promise you that the entire game probably doesn’t take up any more than 3 GB. Maybe even less. A single character? No more than 20 megabytes on disc AT MOST. Neither console has enough RAM to hold even that much for 6 characters. So it’s probably closer to 1-2 megs per character.

    Take your fan boy logic and leave it at the door. The police are here. :P

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Ireland Michael

    @5 Oh Jesus, shut up.

    Do you want to know what the total amount of data on the MvC3 discs are?

    2.8GBs

    Two Point Eight Fucking Gigabytes.

    Let that sink in for a moment.

    This has *nothing* to do with hardware limitations. They could have added another 20 characters and *still* had tonnes of space left over on a 360. Capcom were just lazy fucks.

    #7 4 years ago
  8. LOLshock94

    yeah but marvel might have let capcom use the marvel title and characters for a certain amount of time!

    #8 4 years ago
  9. OlderGamer

    Yea I am not going to talk about it with ya Lehn, your out to lunch.

    I fell bad for your if you honestly think that way. You must be carrying around a lot of hate. Needlessly too.

    I somewhat agree with you Michael, but they could have added new chars via DLC. Also they are working on yet another SF IV release. I think it has less to do with a need for a retail release and more to do with a formula for retail releases.

    I just think it is the way they planed it from the getgo.

    I don’t know if MVC3 will be treated that way, i don’t know if they can do that within the limitations of the Marvel liscence.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Ireland Michael

    @9 There is a problem with releasing characters solely as DLC. You can’t play them against other people unless they have them too. All that succeeds in doing is splitting the userbase, and that’s the last thing a fighting game needs.

    There is always the option of providing a “free” pack so you can still fight against characters you don’t have, but when you do that people just accuse you of greed.

    The Arcade Edition content will work across all three games – the original SFIV, SSFIV and the AE box release, which I assume is just SSFIV with the DLC on the disc. So if you own either of the originals, you don’t go even need to buy the boxed version.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Lehnsherr

    @6 Looks like a fanboy post to me. After all the game components, and then the security software to make it on the given hardware and you are getting close to the DVD storage limit. AND, it’s like @4 stated, if they release a newer version,with more content, and a lower price point that the original did, then who cares? Trade the original in towards the new one. Buy it or don’t, I assure you, Capcom will keep on trucking.

    #11 4 years ago
  12. Lehnsherr

    Well, it’s good to see the trolls are out and about today.

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Ireland Michael

    @11 We took the security components on the disc into consideration. Even including them, the 360 disc would still have upwards of 3GBs of space left for actual content.

    The only fanboy post here is yours.

    The facts have already been presented to you. You’re the one ignoring them.

    #13 4 years ago
  14. Lehnsherr

    @13 Neither ignoring, nor a fan boy. I own all systems, and see the weaknesses in them all. So, by NOT posting “SONY RULES!” or “NINTENDO FTW,” that somehow STILL makes me a fanboy? Your logic is flawed. You say I am ignoring the facts, yet I have not argued a single point with anyone, just stated my view of the situation. I have not disputed anyone’s “facts.” But there are still those individuals that think they know the industry inside and out and feel the need to troll others.

    #14 4 years ago
  15. The_Deleted

    The prices they’re charging I’m surprised anyone’s complaining.

    #15 4 years ago
  16. Ireland Michael

    @14 I don’t need to “know the industry inside and out” to point out the simply fact that all of Marvel vs. Capcom’s 3 content doesn’t take up even half of a 360′s DVD.

    You were the one claiming that the game’s lack of storage space was hampered by lack of storage space on the 360. You have been proven wrong, and you don’t have the decency to admit it when facts are staring you in the face. That makes you a fanboy – someone blindly supporting their opinion on something despite being proven wrong.

    #16 4 years ago
  17. M. K.

    lol Lehnsherr fail much?

    Still sad news, I hope there’s still something to come there’re a lot of chars that I’m missing :(

    #17 4 years ago
  18. Lehnsherr

    @16 You continue to try and argue a point that I have not. I made an incorrect statement, and you continue to try and argue that. That doesn’t make me a fanboy, it makes you a troll. Being incorrect about something doesn’t make you a fanboy, it makes you incorrect.

    #18 4 years ago
  19. Ireland Michael

    @18 “Couple that with 360 still running on DVD format and that killed them being able to have 56 characters on one disc. They could have on PS3, but too many Microsoft fanboys would have complained. So, once again, the 360 has held back a cross-platform game.”

    #19 4 years ago
  20. The1stMJC

    Why release DLC characters when you can release another full retail version with more characters?

    #20 4 years ago
  21. Rosseu

    hahahaha

    #21 4 years ago
  22. lexph3re

    i think both sides are just hypothesizing. If you actually look at the format of the “finished” product of mvc3. It was promised multiple characters as well as spectator mode. How much is jill and shumas download size? 101 bytes but these were also said to already have been on disc. So we don’t really have a conclusive size on how big these characters are. If they were small then we should still get strider and frank like previously rumored/confirmed.

    http://www.eurogamer.net/articles/digitalfoundry-xbox360-vs-ps3-round-25-face-off?page=2

    if you look at the file size of ssf4. xbox 360 has 5.9gb of data. The ps3 14gb which is probably do to better sound. But we will put the overall game at 5.9 for all the features of ssf4. Mvc3 doesn’t have half the content of ssf4 and technically less characters outside of dlc. I’m going to make my own speculation that there is a hindrance in the file sizes for mvc3 compared to ssf4.

    If we were to get all the content like event mode,spectator mode, shadow mode, challenge mode and a better interface the data damn well could exceed 5.9 gb. It doesn’t make anyone a fanboy to speculate on why the game is so linear compared to ssf4. Or to speculate on how much dlc they could store to our hdd that initially should find its way on disc. before i deleted my ssf4 install data I was surprised to see it wasn’t 2.99 gb but 5gb and that’s from my costumes and the patches they put on the game.

    So in my opinion and in L’s i do agree that there maybe some hardware limitations at hand. our theories aren’t facts because the only ones with the answers would be capcom. But, we are well within our right to believe the restriction is possibly there. His op wasnt so detailed in why he believes it because he was quickly bombarded with labels.

    Next time just ask him why he believes it and does he have any reason to believe it? if not take his thoughts as opinion and keep trucking. the game will still sell. Also, O’conner link me to the site where they said that A.E will be downloaded because i’ve only heard of the retail copy. Thank you

    #22 4 years ago
  23. Ireland Michael

    What “hardware limitations”? The file size for all the data in MvC3 is around 2.8GBs, simple as that.

    There is no hardware limitations going on here. Capcom were just lazy.

    As for where it was said AE would be downloaded, it’s been said everywhere. It will be DLC for both SSFIV *and* SFIV. I’m not even going to waste my time finding a link.

    #23 4 years ago
  24. Nozz

    So only 2 characters as DLC and its “done and dusted”?

    I mean you can’t even spectate online matches in lobbies FFS. I am actually glad I held back on the purchase for this one..

    #24 4 years ago
  25. lexph3re

    Get the stick out your butt mike. And I haven’t seen the sights confirming it, my friends and I have been following it. Saying a web page won’t kill you.

    #25 4 years ago
  26. Ireland Michael

    @25 http://www.joystiq.com/2011/04/12/super-street-fighter-4-arcade-edition-listed-by-amazon-for-june/

    http://www.joystiq.com/2011/04/07/super-street-fighter-iv-arcade-edition-dlc/

    Even the official trailer for the game says it. And Ono himself has stated it would be both DLC and a full retail product.

    So… you were saying?

    #26 4 years ago
  27. lexph3re

    Thank you that’s all I needed. It wasn’t a challenge towards you for the link I just don’t like searching for stuff on my phone anymore. So ty for the find grumpy :-P

    #27 4 years ago

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    Dying Light has been out for just over a day and an infinite money and item exploit is already out there. A simple exploit has been discovered in Dying Light that lets you duplicate weapons, all of which you can sell for profit. Win/ win. YouTuber PowerPyx lays out the steps in the handy video […]

  • Sunset Overdrive concept art is as jovial as the game itself

    Sunset Overdrive is a colourful game which is partly due to its concept art. The concept art featured below is created by Vaughan Ling, one of the concept artsists who worked on Sunset Overdrive. Anyone who’s played the game will immediately recognise the locations, weapons, character designs and general atmosphere of the game through these. […]

  • Get an extended look at the PS4 version of Project CARS

    The PlayStation 4 version of Project CARS has been shown in 1080p 60fps. The video below is captured by racing game enthusiasts Team VVV from a preview build. You can see different racing disciplines being demonstrated here, on different circuits. The game’s impressive visuals get even better when the weather gets worse.

  • Battle Pod is the Star Wars arcade game you’ve waited your whole life for

    Star Wars: Battle Pod is an arcade game that lets you replay the battles of the original trilogy, and features an incredible cockpit. If you’ve never played a game at an arcade before, Star Wars: Battle Pod will definitely be the one to change your mind. It’s an arcade cabinet out of a classic Star […]

  • CoD Exo Zombies: how to unlock the Ride of the Valkyries Easter egg

    To no one’s surprise, Exo Zombies mode in Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare has some Easter eggs. The first Exo Zombies Easter egg, of surely many more to come, has been discovered. It’s a musical one that involves Richard Wagner’s Ride of the Valkyries. How you unlock it is not as convoluted as you might […]

  • Dying Light is sub-1080p on Xbox One, full 1080p on PS4 – report

    Early analysis of Dying Light on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One has revealed a few technical details about both ports. Digital Foundry has produced some analysis of both the PlayStation 4 and Xbox One ports of Dying Light based on some early testing. Both versions manage a solid 30 frames-per-second, only dipping below that in […]

  • Battlefield 4 Second Assault DLC free to all EA Access members

    EA is offering Battlefield 4′s Second Assault expansion free to anyone with an active EA Access subscription. Anyone with an active subscription to EA Access can download the Second Assault expansion pack for Battlefield 4 starting January 29 and through February 28, free of charge. All you need to do is find it on the […]

  • The Witcher 3 is getting optimised, but no visual downgrade

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is in the final stages of development and developer CD Projekt RED is making sure optimisation work doesn’t impact the game’s visuals. The Witcher 3 art producer, Michal Stec, spoke to Eternity in an interview and was asked whether the team will downgrade the visuals to get better performance. “No. […]

  • Can’t download Dying Light on PS4? Here’s a fix

    If you’ve bought Dying Light on PS4 and you’re having trouble downloading it, you’re not alone. Here’s how to beat the bug. Techland’s Dying Light is stumbling out of the blocks a little this week, with many PS4 users experiencing problems with their full-game downloads. A bug’s to blame. Your console thinks you’ve already installed […]

  • What The Witcher 3 owes to Skyrim – and how it surpasses it

    The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt owes more than a nod to Bethesda’s Skyrim. I went to see The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt, and had a great time. I went in a fan of the books but not very experienced with the first two games. I came out with The Witcher 3 top of my gaming […]

  • Dragon’s Dogma Online has great monsters

    Dragon’s Dogma Online looks pretty rad – an undesirable quality in a game unlikely to come west, from our perspective. The first Dragon’s Dogma trailer was released this afternoon; admire its beauty below. The free to play online RPG was announced for PC, PlayStation 3 and PS4 overnight, but Capcom doesn’t intend to bring it […]

  • Xenoblade Chronicles X map about five times the size of last game’s

    Xenoblade Chronicles X is not a small game. This week’s Famitsu has a feature on Xenoblade Chronicles X giving some details on Monolith Soft’s next RPG and first Wii U game. According to Siliconera‘s translation of reports on the feature, the game’s map is about five times the size of that in Xenoblade Chronicles. The […]

  • Take on Mars expected to hit beta in April

    Take on Mars, the space sim from Bohemia Interactive will soon be reader for wider consumption. According to a new Take on Mars development roadmap, the sim will go into beta at the start of April, with full release expected in June. The project is currently available via Steam early Access, but between now and […]

  • Can you guess the next Mortal Kombat X character reveal from this fatality audio clip?

    Mortal Kombat X will have at least one very liquid-sounding fatality. NetherRealm is revealing Mortal Kombat X’s cats one character at a time, and has promised a new reveal during a community Twitch stream tomorrow. It also provided the following teaser video – it’s audio only, and apparently taken from a fatality sequence. What’s your […]

  • Nintendo Creators Program now recruiting YouTubers

    Nintendo has opened a Creators Program designed to ensure creators get a slice of ad revenue from videos featuring Nintendo assets. The Nintendo Creators Program will launch on May 27, but is currently in beta and taking registrations. This is Nintendo’s answer to the knotty question of YouTubers making money on videos featuring its assets […]

  • Xbox Live issues under investigation

    Can’t sign into Xbox Live? Microsoft is on the case. Xbox 360 and Xbox One users report being unable to sign in to Xbox Live. Microsoft is already aware of and working on the problem. “Our team is hard at work right now trying to get this resolved. Thank you for staying patient while we […]

  • Make money from your non-Valve mods with Steam Workshop

    Valve has opened the money-making side of Steam Workshop to third-party titles, giving enterprising modders more ways to make money. Steam now hosts curated Workshops for Dungeon Defenders: Eternity and Chivalry: Medieval Warfare, the first non-Valve games to support the scheme. What that means is that community members can create, vote on and eventually even […]

  • Check out DmC: Devil May Cry’s new manual lock-on

    DmC: Devil may Cry developer Ninja Theory has released a video showing off the new, controversial lock-on mode. The new manual lock-on is causing quite a stir, although its reception is probably better than the white-wigged Dante who makes fans even more upset than the original makeover. “The primary purpose of this video is to […]

  • Dragon Quest Heroes looks pretty fun

    Dragon Quest Heroes is yet another Omega Force take on an existing property – like Hyrule Warriors or the One Piece games. And it looks pretty sweet. We haven’t heard much from Dragon Quest Heroes here in the west because it hasn’t been confirmed for release outside Japan. This isn’t terribly surprising as we still […]

  • Square Enix to reveal new PS4 game this weekend

    Square Enix is doing something pretty mysterious right now. The Final Fantasy publisher is teasing something called Project Code Z. The project, which Square Enix is tweeting about in Japanese, English and German, is due for reveal at Tokaigi 2015 on Saturday. It’s a PS4 game, but that’s all we know. There’s a website you […]

  • Tetris has crowned its first known western Grand Master

    Tetris fans have a new western champion. Tetris is one of those gaming obsessions that goes much deeper than you might expect. For example, did you know that some versions of the game assess your performance and over you the chance to become a “grand master”? Turns out that’s a thing, and according to Polygon […]

  • Ken Levine’s next game teased as “sci-fi-ish” small, open-world RPG

    A series of tweets from BioShock creator Ken Levine has shed a sliver of light upon his next project. According to Levine he and his team are considering something a bit sci-fi and contemplating first-person mode. The team is developing the game for PC with a large in scope, expandable, systems-based narrative where more can […]

  • Become a lynx in new Shelter 2 trailer

    Shelter 2 casts players in the role of a lynx, which makes for quite a different experience to the badger of the first game. The first Shelter game had you evading predators, but in the second, you becomes one yourself. That doesn’t mean there are no dangers to face, of course. Judging by the trailer […]

  • Why King of Fighters 13 isn’t coming back to Evo

    Evo, the premiere western fighting game tournament, has dropped support for a few previously favoured titles. King of Fighters 13 had a loyal following, but isn’t featured in the Evo 2015 line-up. “Many things go into what games makes it to Evo, but the most obvious one is, ‘Is the community playing this game?’” Evo […]

  • An average Evolve match takes less than ten minutes

    Evolve players are pretty quick at hunting each other down. Evolve developer Turtle Rock has released an infographic brimming with statistics garnered from its recent beta test. One of the key takeaways is that all three monsters, and all four classes, are working as intended – their performance in game matches Turtle Rock’s designs. If […]

  • Super Mario Amiibo can be pre-ordered on Nintendo UK, Mario and Peach sold out

    The latest set of Amiibo in the Super Mario series is now available for pre-purchase through the Nintendo UK Store. Each of the following sports a red base and will run you £10.99: Bowser, Luigi, Mario, Peach, Toad and Yoshi. It looks like Peach and Mario are both sold out, though. All six can be […]

  • The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 free to download now

    League of Legends has excellent music, and now you can have it too. The Music of League of Legends Vol. 1 collects 15 tracks from the MOBA’s history, and is available for free. You can grab the music from iTunes, Google Play or via direct download. Tere’s an example track below to get you in […]

  • Super Bowl 49 update arrives on Madden NFL Mobile

    With Super Bowl 49 occurring this coming Sunday, February 1, EA Sports has updated Madden NFL Mobile with new feature enhancements and Super Bowl-themed Live Events. Updates include: League vs League Tournaments Obstacle Course Super Bowl Bonus Players Tom Brady and Richard Sherman Super Bowl Legends Super Bowl Moments Upgraded Auction House The Super Bowl […]

  • See Super Smash Bros.’ unused custom moves

    Super Smash Bros. was originally intended to have 16 custom moves per character. The final version of Super Smash Bros. only features 12 custom moves per fighter, but Nintendo left animations for some of the cut moves in place. A Youtuber called RED has dug these cut mvoes out of the brawler’s code, and displayed […]

  • The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt contains 16 hours of sex scene mo-cap data

    Sex is nothing new to the The Witcher games, and The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt is no exception. In fact, it contains 16 hours of sex scene motion capture data. Giggity. There’s a reason for the bedroom dalliances though, as Geralt is a flesh and blood human, or a modified human at any rate, with […]

  • Here’s the launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered

    A launch trailer for Fahrenheit: Indigo Prophecy Remastered has been released after an Amazon listing was revealed for it over the weekend. Key upgrades include: High-definition Graphics — All of the in-game textures have been meticulously recreated in HD for mobile and desktop. Widescreen Support – A true widescreen (not cropped) view strengthens the game’s […]

  • The open beta for Battlefield Hardline will be dated tomorrow

    The exact dates as well as more information on the Battlefield Hardline open beta will be shared tomorrow. This is according to the latest blog post from developer Visceral Games. “We’ll share the exact dates and info on the Battlefield Hardline open beta tomorrow,” wrote Visceral boss Steve Papoutsis. “Stay tuned, thanks again, and keep […]

  • Upcoming Hearthstone patch to apply balance change to Undertaker

    An upcoming Hearthstone patch will apply a balance change to the Undertaker card, Blizzard has announced. After the release of Goblins vs Gnomes, Blizzard said it kept an “eye on the state of game balance” as more matches were played using the additional cards. Released with The Curse of Naxxramas, Undertaker is considered an overly […]

  • February Games with Gold offers up Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons

    The free games on offer in February via Xbox Live Games with Gold have been announced. Xbox Live Gold members on Xbox One can download #IDARB during February. Xbox 360 users can grab Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons from February 1-15, when it will be replaced by Sniper Elite V2 from February 16 -28. […]

  • Kinguin blames unidentified Russian for deactivated Far Cry 4 keys

    Third-party game key seller Kinguin is issuing refunds to those who found their games deactivated through Ubisoft’s Uplay service. Customers which purchased keys for Assassin’s Creed: Unity, Far Cry 4, The Crew and Watch Dogs are affected. Kinguin said 4,600 customer tickets were submitted over the last 72 hours and 35 out of 3,400 of […]

  • Video Unlimited to be re-branded as PlayStation Video starting in February

    Like Music Unlimited, Sony’s Video Unlimited service is being replaced and re-branded PlayStation Video. PlayStation Video will become part of PlayStation Network to streamline digital services for the over 64 million PSN users. PlayStation Video and PlayStation Music will be added to PSN which is already a destination point for the PlayStation Store, PlayStation Plus, […]

  • Spotify arrives on PlayStation Music this spring, Music Unlimited closing

    Spotify will launch on PlayStation Network this spring as part of a new music destination called PlayStation Music. PlayStation Music is a replacement for Music Unlimited, and those with a PSN account can link to Spotify which can be used just for music, or when playing games on PlayStation 4. Existing playlists from current Spotify […]

  • Closed beta for Alone in the Dark: Illumination starts tomorrow

    The private beta period for Alone in the Dark: Illumination starts on January 29. Those who pre-order the game via Steam, will automatically be included in the beta, enabling them to provide feedback on the first campaign in single-player mode. An additional beta period will be announced in the weeks leading up to launch. The […]

  • Majora’s Mask Special Edition New 3DS XL available once more on UK store

    UK residents who want to get their hands on the shiny Majora’s Mask Special Edition New 3DS XL can once again pre-purchase it through the Nintendo UK Store. If you want one, you better hurry because units will likely go rather fast. Only one per customer is allowed, and once you drop £209.99 on it, […]

  • Nintendo Q3: 1.9M New 3DS models sold, Wii U lifetime sales hit 9.2M

    New 3DS XL has sold 1.3 million units as of December 31, 2014, Nintendo announced in its Q3 financial results today. New 3DS moved 580,000 units by the end of the same period. Lifetime sales of both systems combined total a little under 1.9 million. Combined global sales for current 3DS models available in Europe […]

  • Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s exo zombies reanimate a familiar format

    Advanced Warfare’s exo suits manage to bring an undead format back to life. Dave Cook welcomes zombies back to Call of Duty. “The challenges start to spike early so seasoned zombie slayers needn’t worry about being coddled.” Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare’s first DLC went live this week, dropping four very solid maps for multiplayer […]

  • YouTube app and Maps will be removed from PS Vita

    Sony said that it will end support for the YouTube and Maps apps, as well as remove the “near” feature in an upcoming firmware update. Sony has revealed that a system update releasing in March will remove the Maps app and prevent the “near” feature from obtaining location address or display maps, making it redundant. […]

  • There is a Destiny loot cave Easter egg in Dying Light

    Dying Light is the latest game to take a jab at Destiny by having its own loot cave. Destiny’s infamous loot cave has been recreated in Dying Light, sort of. Of course the loot cave in Dying Light is only an Easter egg and doesn’t actually net you any loot. Instead, upon entering it, you […]