Borderlands 2 DLC Now In Production

Posted By | On 29th, Jul. 2012 Under News | Follow This Author @KartikMdgl


It’s something many people hate; DLC before a game gets released. Borderlands 2 is the latest game where the DLC is already being developed before the game is even out and the great thing is? Gearbox, the developers of the game, say gamers don’t understand DLC.

Brian Martel, CCO of Gearbox Software, revealed that Borderlands 2 will get a lot of DLC content, and early DLC production is mainly to keep the developers are busy.

“We’re working on DLC now, and I think that’s one of the things people don’t really understand about how games are made – it’s months after a game is finished before it finds its way onto the shelf,” he told Incgamers. “If we were like Hollywood we’d hire a bunch of contractors and fire them as soon as the project is over, but we’re a much more respectful organisation than that.

“After the game is done we need to keep our guys as busy as possible, and a lot of that is DLC. Our DLC items tend to be things we had on the wishlist for the full game but we couldn’t include for whatever reason. So now is about the time we start to push those things into pre-production to prevent people not working.”

You can check out our interview with Brian Martel here. Tell us what you think in the comments section below.


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  • Domino

    Day one DLC’s are a bit annoying, yes. But if they don’t have work then they may go to other projects and then they lose that person, their ideas, and their vision for the DLCs. I can understand their reasoning because there are certain things that they aren’t able to get working before their deadline and thus they get pushed back. (perfect example: Skyrim adding kill cams for ranged and magic in an update). I’d rather have them do a DLC and have it ready early in the game’s release than sit there for a year wishing that X Y or Z was fixed or implimented.


 

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