Lone Survivor: The Director’s Cut Is Coming To Mac And PC This Month
At the end of this month, the director's cut of Lone Survivor will no longer be a PlayStation 3 and Vita exclusive.
According to the official SuperFlat Games blog, Lone Survivor: The Director's Cut will be available on PC and Mac on October 31, just in time for Halloween. Rather than release the additional Director's Cut content as paid DLC, or as a separate release requiring an additional purchase, the game's creator, Jasper Byrne, decided to make the update free to anyone who already owns the game. On his blog, Byrne says, "yep, you heard it right: Lone Survivor – The Director’s Cut is going to be 100% FREE to anyone who has bought the game so far (even for $0.01 in the Humble Bundle!)."
Byrne has been working on the update for the last 10 months, at a considerable cost, so to help recoup some expenses, the game will see a small raise in price. This will go into effect the day the additional content is available.
Lone Survivor has sold 800,000 copies since its release, and the extra content will be available for free to all those players.
This is great news for Lone Survivor fans. I admire Byrne for making the content free, despite the amount of time, work, and money he poured into the game's update.