Fallout: New Vegas DLC announced - Dead Money

Discussion in 'NMA News and Information' started by Sam Ecorners, Nov 17, 2010.

  1. Sam Ecorners

    Sam Ecorners Vault Senior Citizen

    Jan 23, 2007
    Coming to Xbox near you on December 21st, says BethBlog: <blockquote>“Dead Money” will tell the tale of a deal gone bad. After teaming up with three fellow wastelanders, players will need to pull off an intense heist to find and recover the treasure of the Sierra Madre Casino.

    If you’re looking for a sneak peek at Dead Money, we might have something In The ‘Works. </blockquote> And the official release: <blockquote>BETHESDA SOFTWORKS REVEALS DETAILS FOR FIRST FALLOUT®: NEW VEGAS™ DOWNLOADABLE CONTENT

    ‘Dead Money’ Available December 21st Exclusively on Xbox LIVE

    November 17, 2010 (Rockville, MD) – Bethesda Softworks®, a ZeniMax® Media company, today announced that Dead Money, the first downloadable content for Fallout®: New Vegas™, will be available exclusively on Xbox LIVE® for the Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft beginning December 21, 2010.

    “We’re pleased to give fans a chance to expand their experience in Fallout: New Vegas this December with Dead Money,” said Pete Hines, VP of PR and Marketing for Bethesda Softworks. “The release of Dead Money illustrates our commitment to creating entertaining add-on content for players to enjoy in already massive games like Fallout: New Vegas.”

    As the victim of a raw deal you must work alongside three other captured wastelanders to recover the legendary treasure of the Sierra Madre Casino. In Dead Money, your life hangs in the balance as you face new terrain, foes, and choices. It is up to you how you play your cards in the quest to survive.

    Fallout: New Vegas, the follow-up to Fallout 3 – the 2008 Game of the Year – brings this beloved franchise to a location only Fallout could do justice: Vegas. Fallout: New Vegas takes all the action, humor and post-apocalyptic grime and grit of this legendary series, and raises the stakes.

    Reviews of Fallout: New Vegas have called the game as “an utterly essential purchase” (MSN UK) and as “addictively, rambunctiously fun” (Entertainment Weekly). The Associated Press awarded it a 4 out of 4 stars and said “Bottom Line: It’s a Blast”, while GameSpy gave it 4.5 out of 5 stars and called Fallout: New Vegas “one of the best games of the year.”

    Published by Bethesda Softworks and developed at Obsidian Entertainment, Dead Money, has not yet been rated by the ESRB. It will be available for 800 Microsoft points.

    Fallout: New Vegas has been rated M for Mature by the ESRB. For more information on Fallout: New Vegas, including the game’s downloadable content, please visit http://fallout.bethsoft.com.

    About Bethesda Softworks

    Bethesda Softworks, part of the ZeniMax Media Inc. family of companies, is a premier developer and worldwide publisher of interactive entertainment software. Titles from five of the world’s top development studios – Bethesda Game Studios, id Software, Arkane Studios, Tango Gameworks, and MachineGames – are featured under the Bethesda Softworks label and include such blockbuster franchises as DOOM®, QUAKE®, The Elder Scrolls®, Fallout®, Wolfenstein™ and RAGE™. For more information on Bethesda Softworks’ products, visit www.bethsoft.com.

    Fallout, Fallout: New Vegas, and Fallout: New Vegas Dead Money are trademarks or registered trademarks of Bethesda Softworks LLC in the U.S. and/or other countries. All Rights Reserved.

    About Obsidian Entertainment

    Obsidian Entertainment is an entertainment software development company passionately dedicated to making high quality, next generation games for Windows PC and console systems. Obsidian was founded in 2003 by five game development veterans who’ve produced, programmed, and/or designed award-winning role playing games for a variety of platforms over the last 15 years. The five founders are: Feargus Urquhart, Chris Parker, Darren Monahan, Chris Avellone and Chris Jones. Many of Obsidian’s talented employees have worked on award winning products for organizations such as Black Isle Studios, Blizzard Entertainment, Electronic Arts, Neversoft, and others. Obsidian Entertainment’s Web site is located at www.obsidian.net.</blockquote> Thanks, Ausir
  2. Idiotfool

    Idiotfool Still Mildly Glowing

    Apr 12, 2007
    Holy shit... 4 weeks out and thy're already announcing DLC? That shit's retarded...
  3. UncannyGarlic

    UncannyGarlic Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Feb 6, 2008
    This time it's not Microsoft exclusive, it's a XBox exclusive. Oh joy.
  4. Starwars

    Starwars Mildly Dipped

    Sep 17, 2006
    Doesn't sound particularly exciting to my ears, treasure-hunt and all that, but I guess we'll see.

    Also, X-box exclusive, huh? No chance of me buying then, but I assume it'll show up on other platforms since the term "exclusive" seems to be a rather loose word these days. Right up there with "epic" or "immersive".
  5. Lexx

    Lexx Testament to the ghoul lifespan
    Moderator Modder

    Apr 24, 2005
    Hope it will not turn out in yet another "run from point A to point C and back and back again"-thing.
  6. aenemic

    aenemic Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Jun 4, 2008
    I'm just glad Obsidian is developing it. means it could at least be interesting.
  7. Dork Mage

    Dork Mage First time out of the vault

    Oct 19, 2008
  8. Naissus

    Naissus It Wandered In From the Wastes

    Jan 17, 2006
    This wasn't what I had in mind for DLC but as long as there is good characters and back story I am game.
  9. Axl

    Axl First time out of the vault

    Oct 20, 2003
    no PC version ? fuck.
  10. Hassknecht

    Hassknecht For hate's sake. Staff Member Admin Orderite Board Cop oTO

    Aug 16, 2010
    There'll be a PC version soon enough.
  11. TheWesDude

    TheWesDude Sonny, I Watched the Vault Bein' Built!

    Feb 25, 2005
    dont you remember when they said the FO3 DLC was pc+xbox exclusive?
  12. Faceless Stranger

    Faceless Stranger Board Drifter

    Aug 19, 2010
    Those on PS3 had to wait nearly a year before they got DLC
  13. generalissimofurioso

    generalissimofurioso The Hole Time Orderite

    Jun 17, 2007

    This is rather stupid.

    It just goes to show that Microsoft doesn't really give a shit about the people who play games on PC.
  14. Bad_Karma

    Bad_Karma Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    Jun 17, 2007
    A heist... well thinking of most of the heists i saw in movies i'm highly critical if this DLC doesn't add another engine.

    The whole 'X-Box exclusive' - if it's again only about becoming it sooner - might have at least some good site, because pc-gamers get at least to hear if the DLC is rubbish or not before they can make a fault.

    Anyone else think they got some actors from Oceans Eleven to voice those three other wastelanders?
  15. Ausir

    Ausir Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 20, 2003
    It's a timed exclusive anyway, it's pretty damn certain.
  16. Brother None

    Brother None This ghoul has seen it all

    Apr 3, 2003
    Of course it's a timed exclusive. What publisher would sign a console-exclusive DLC deal for a multiplatform title?

    No doubt Ausir will bring up an example of a publisher that will.

    Still, Bethesda won't.

    Can't say I care either way. So I'll have to wait a few months before they can scam me out of my money too, so what.

    They care a little bit about their Live platform, but it's a failure, and this game's not using it.
  17. Ausir

    Ausir Venerable Relic of the Wastes

    Apr 20, 2003
    Playable Joker for the PS3 version of Batman: Arkham Asylum? I can also think of DLC that was released on both 360 and PS3, but not on the PC. Still, as you said, Bethesda won't do that.
  18. Bad_Karma

    Bad_Karma Look, Ma! Two Heads!

    Jun 17, 2007
    Well we also got content only for the computer which never got to the consoles - i'm speaking of the Team Fortress 2 'DLC's, well at least last time i checked they didn't get any of them.
  19. sampson70

    sampson70 Still Mildly Glowing

    Dec 1, 2009
    I'm not the least excited about "dead money",honestly I was more excited about FO3's dlc!....
  20. Brother None

    Brother None This ghoul has seen it all

    Apr 3, 2003
    When I say DLC I'm not thinking of small shit like challenge rooms or clothes packs, really. They're so insignificant they can be console exclusive for all anyone should care.

    I seriously doubt a playable Joker exclusivity is the main reason for one platform outselling the others. I'd sooner attribute it to marketing. I'd be curious to see the numbers, though.