Nintendo selling cut content from Fantasy Life as DLC

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  1. GameWinner
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    In a surprising move, Nintendo decided to cut content for the NA and EU releases and release that content as DLC.

    Weird, the western release is based off of the latest version released in Japan, Fantasy Life Link, and yet we don't get all of the content included from that version.
    What do you think about this?

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  2. Wekker

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    DLC = new cash cow
     
  3. Tom Bombadildo

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    Looks like Nin10doh is going the shitty DLC way.
     
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    It's g-gonna be great, guys. Y-you'll see.

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    lately Nintendo are doing some really dumb stuff.
     
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    I'm still convinced Nintendo don't know how to conduct online services yet.
     
  7. Guild McCommunist

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    I think everyone used to think Nintendo was "fighting the evil new era of gaming" but really they were just goddamn slow and finally realized they can get away with stupid crap like this.
     
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    I'm suprised Ninty took this long to abuse DLC.
    Wow, welcome to the old gen Ninty.
     
  9. Duo8

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    Apparently it's LV5's decision. Not Nintendo's.
     
  10. machomuu

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    *Level-5. Not particularly sure how this has anything to do with Nintendo.

    And the DLC abuse is nothing new. Fire Emblem Awakening and both Theatrythms have been doing it for a while now. Among others, and that's only on the 3DS. The Wii U's the same deal.
     
  11. p1ngpong

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    This is totally fair in my opinion because I am a Nintendo fanboy and they can do no wrong.

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    +1 for piracy ..
     
  13. vayanui8

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    but guys its to make up for the shipping costs. They need more money because it costs more to export so they made the other content DLC.
     
  14. machomuu

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    That's not the problem. They could easily release the game exclusively on the eshop if that were such a big problem, and considering that Level-5 is also stationed in America, the costs of having retail copies here isn't a risk for them.
     
  15. Mariko

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    They can get away with it, and they do, as this discussion clearly illustrates everyone has already forgotten the crap deal we got on One Piece Unlimited Cruise SP for the 3DS. The game was split into two separate releases, and while we had to get SP2, Japan got the whole game on one cartridge. That's even worse than what's been done to Fantasy Life, since you had to buy two retail games.

    People will buy anything. I remember the outrage when in the early days of Xbox 360 DLC someone has figured out that the content is already on the disc, but is being purposefully locked out, which meant that add-on content isn't being developed post release, but it's already there for extra profit on top of the retail price. It's 2014 and no one cares, because DLC is still selling, even when companies spit in consumers faces releasing games like SFxTK with half of the characters being locked out, but already visible in the selection screen.

    Suckers are born every day, but those who would like to see a change need to start voting with their wallets. I see a lot of moaning, but I don't see a lot of change, so there must be more people buying than complaining.
     
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    it's level 5's doing not nintendo.
     
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    Nintendo offering DLC? Some of those XBOX kids might get a Wii U now. Now Nintendo needs to learn to re-hatch the same game year after year with at least 3 or 4 DLC packs for each years release.
     
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    Its weird to see cause the complete pack is being sold in retails in Japan.
    Awesome job bringing half assed not updated stuff :yay:
     
  19. Duo8

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    At least it's not $50.
     
  20. GameWinner
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    I'm pretty sure this is Nintendo's doing. Nintendo is publishing the game while Level-5 is developing.
     
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