The latest patch for Burnout Paradise is supposed to prepare the game for additional content.
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On Friday Criterion Games released patch for the PC version of Burnout Paradise. With the update the game is prepared for the Legendary Cars Packs, the Toys Collection and the Boost Specials Packs. Those enhancements are supposed to be offered as paid downloads.
If you want to play Burnout Paradise online, you need to update the game even if you don't plan to buy any of the content packages.
You can download the patch at website of Criterion Games. As a logged in member of the PC Games Hardware community, you can also use the One-click-Download below.