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Update 2: Ubisoft says the download content is coming this fall. The original release date (August 19) was listed in error. More information will be made available closer to launch.
Update: Ubisoft said the content will be available on both Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network. More information is coming closer to launch.
The downloadable Scott Pilgrim game is awesome, but is missing one key component: Online multiplayer. That shortcoming is about to be fixed thanks to DLC on Xbox Live.
According to Major Nelson, the new add-on (which costs $5) is coming on August 19. Even without online multiplayer, the game was well-received, so expanding gamers' available allies beyond our couches can only help the experience, and will provide a great excuse to jump in and play through again.
If you need another reason to fire up Scott Pilgrim, the new DLC also adds a new character: Wallace Wells. Wallace will be the second downloadable character (the first being Knives).
I love seeing DLC support for excellent games, even if they're two years old. The only lingering question is whether or not the PlayStation 3 version will see the same updates. That version came out first and received the Knives DLC before the 360 did, so it would be odd if PlayStation 3 owners were left in the dust.
We've reached out Ubisoft for clarification and will update this story if/when we get a comment.
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That's great news, so I can play online multiplayer and I must defeat her 7 evil ex-boyfriends. ^_^
And suddenly, all my impossible gaming dreams are coming true.
Next on the list: Jedi Knight III.
OH.MY.GOD. I must have this. XD
Sweet I think that was the only thing that this game was missing. The fact that they finally listened is very good. I will be getting this when it comes out.
I never bought this game, but I liked the demo a lot. If PS3 owners end up getting Wallace Wells as well, I will probably buy this game and DLC. Wallace is my favorite character in the movie / comics.
Making us pay for a part that should already have been in the game...really?
I LOVED this game so much that I beat it once with every character, leveled them all up completely (except nega-Scott), and got all the achievements. This was the only thing holding up most of my friends from buying it and now they have no excuses and gives me a reason to pick it back up. Will Wallace have his own set of achievements like Knives did though?
This makes me giddy with joy. I was just playing it the other day and wishing it was online. Now I get another character too! All I need is friends and I'll be ready!
dumb idea to force users to buy dlc to get online multiplayer ubisoft.
these playstation network $5.99
Just another reason to revisit that game!
OMG WALLACE WELLS AND ONLINE PLAY???
I'M FANBOYING THE *** OUT
It's...really stupid that they're doing this now.
Personally, I was hoping Ubi Soft would make a sequel by now. Or a spiritual successor. Do they still employ that Paul Robertson guy at Ubi Soft? Have him and the team at Ubi Soft Montreal/Chengdu make more games with that amazing pixel art!
Scott Pilgrim is the best of Beat'em Up.
That's cool people said this game was great but I never got to play it.
Would be awesome if they reduced the price of the full game down to 400 MS points for a limited time so buying both would be the same as the original price (especially for a feature that should've been in the game in the first place).
This is just a little too late for me. They needed this on day 1 since I've played this to death already.