PlayStation Plus Subscribers P’d at “Insulting” Free Game
When February’s free PlayStation Plus games were announced, many PS plus subscribers were immediately unhappy. If you missed the announcement, February’s free PS Plus games are Planet Coaster (PS5), EA Sports UFC 4 (PS4), and Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep (PS4). It’s the most latter of these games that triggered the initial backlash for being a 9-year-old DLC to a 10-year-old game. And it’s the most latter of these games that’s triggered the second wave of backlash as well.
Over on the PlayStation Plus Reddit page, one PS Plus subscriber revealed a detail about Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep that has angered subscribers even further. As you can see via the image below, the first screen that greets players when they load up the 9-year-old DLC is a pre-order screen for Tiny Tina’s Wonderlands, which is releasing in March as the successor to Tiny Tina’s Assault on Dragon Keep.
As you would expect, the original poster isn’t the only one bothered by this in game promotion. Many in the replies are equally unhappy.
Yeah this is pretty bad, I didn’t even realize this was Borderlands 2 DLC since I skipped it. Sick of this crap each month.”
The fact that this kind of aggressive monetization being the norm in the video game industry now is mindblowing,
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