Sony has confirmed that its Playstation Vita racing title WipEout 2048 will be getting both premium and free downloadable content in the future. SCE Studio Liverpool’s Karl Jones commented, “I guess it’s going to be patches and stuff.”
“DLC always comes across as paid for content. We’re not obviously not going to just do paid for stuff, we’re going to do free stuff too. That’s largely going to be things we didn’t get time to do. For example, the AR museum.” said Jones.
Jones mentioned plans for numerous updates to the games multiplayer components as well as teasing more Cross-Play support. “We’re looking into other things to enhance the toolset of the game. So we’re looking on to custom controls, potentially some kind of multiplayer extension. We’ve got more stuff to support Cross Play, which I can’t announce anything about yet. So just lots of smaller different things that’ll be coming out in patches and obviously we’ve got bigger stuff coming out in DLC as well,” he explained.
“In terms of the stuff we didn’t get time to put in we didn’t plan that, you just assume there’s going to be some stuff we don’t get in and some people are going to have to hang back.”
It’s good to see a developer continuing to support a title after the launch window; even more so when the content they serve up doesn’t cost anything. I’m sure most of the “good” stuff will have a premium attached but allowing those who don’t want to pay extra fees for their game to get improvements is always a welcome idea.
Source : OPM