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Capcom 're-evaluating DLC policy' after on-disc complaints

But Dragon's Dogma will still have DLC content on disc

Capcom has come under heavy fire recently as a result of on-disc downloadable content practices, however, Capcom US boss Christian Svensson has said the Japanese publisher is listening to feedback and in the process of rethinking its policy.


Speaking on the Capcom-Unity Blog Svensson promised fans the issue is being addressed, but said it is too late to change the DLC delivery method in upcoming titles such as Dragon's Dogma.

"We would like to assure you that we have been listening to your comments and as such have begun the process of re-evaluating how such additional game content is delivered in the future.

"As this process has only just commenced in the past month or so, there will be some titles, where development began some time ago and that are scheduled for release in the coming months, for which we are unable to make changes to the way some of their post release content is delivered," he explained.

According to the Capcom US exec, the decision to adopt on disc DLC was made early on in the Dragon's Dogma development cycle and so cannot be changed.

"One such title is Dragon's Dogma, where the decision to include some additional (but not all planned additional) game content for the game on disc was made at the beginning of the game's development cycle as at the time this was determined to be the most efficient way of ensuring certain content was made available.

"Owners of Dragon's Dogma will be able to further their gameplay experience with the release of additional quests, weapons and other items in the months following the game going on sale."

Capcom forecasted it will sell seven million copies of Resident Evil 6 worldwide.