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Sony recently lost one of its PlayStation 4 launch exclusives with the delay of DriveClub. The latest video highlighting the next-gen console points out the remaining exclusives, revealing that the extra Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag and Watch Dogs content will only be exclusive for six months.
Each game has an additional 60 minutes of content when you play on Sony's consoles, but it looks like that content might become DLC for competing consoles after a period of time. Just because Ubisoft can release the content for other consoles after six-months, however, is not a guarantee that it will.
Our TakeThis is a pretty common practice now – timed exclusivity – so it's not too surprising to learn that this is the case. I imagine that the extra content might not be hugely impactful to the story of the two games, but we will have to wait and see.
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Excellent!! Now it's more or less timed-DLC like Xbox does on some games. Though having to pay for it rather than have it in the base game puts me off a bit. Then again I haven't decided which console I'm even going with yet. So....yay for fairness, I suppose.
I find it kinda sneaky of them to hide that info in the trailer like that rather than making an official announcement about it. At least the people that complained about the exclusive content should be happy now.
Thank god. I'm getting a Ps4, but Assassin's creed III was my GOTY last year, and I was kind o pissed when I found out people on ps3 got an extra hour of content.
Timed exclusive is the new exclusive
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I don't see a problem with this.
I recently heard that Ubisoft is giving the Xbox One version of The Division "exclusive content". I wonder if it will be TIMED Exclusive on there, as well (since AC IV and Watch Dogs is now "timed exclusive" content). If so, then I can easily wait 6 months for that content to just come to PS4. I mean, what is the point of hyping the game and content for a certain console if it will just come out on the other console in due time? If someone has a PS4 AND Xbox One, and want a game like The Division, I am sure they will already have their mind made up which console they are going to get it for long before the question of "timed exclusive" content is pondered.
6 months is bleh and Sadly sometimes the Exclusive DLC for platforms well Timed now isn't really all that great compare to the bit thats put out at once on all. So i dont really see this making my buying choice a problem on which platform or is it going to fend me away from one since my past DLC exclusive history wasn't all that great to even have it labled Exclusive.