Champions Online: Four content updates a year, DLC plans revealed “launch day”

By Patrick Garratt, Friday, 28 August 2009 11:25 GMT

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Soon-to-be-launched Cryptic MMO Champions Online will see a minimum of three and most likely four proper content updates every year, chief creative officer Jack Emmert has told VG247.

“I think our battle plan is four a year, but we might have to scale that down to three a year; I don’t know,” said the developer, talking in our latest podcast.

“But certainly our goal is that every three months there’s something new being added to the game.”

Emmert added that new content would be put out “very, very regularly. I think launch day, you can pretty much guarantee you’ll be soon learning exactly what we’re going to be doing for free content. We learned that it’s absolutely vital to keep stuff flowing as a very, very constant rate.”

Paid or unpaid? Both.

“We are definitely planning on doing” paid expansions, Emmert said.

“When I say four updates a year, that would be including any paid content. There will definitely be free content, but in addition.”

Champions Online hits both the US and Europe next week.

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