HAWX: Downloadable content for PS3 and Xbox 360 only - Update
On April 23 Ubisoft released new content for HAWX. The European Assault Pack delivers more aircrafts to the PS3 and the Xbox 360 but not to the PC.
PC gamers are left out in the cold: Ubisoft has released the European Assault Pack for HAWX to the Xbox Live Marketplace (400 points) and the Playstation Network (4.99 Euros). With the mini add-on the player takes control of the Dassault Rafale, the robust Saab-37 Viggen and two Mirage jets that are designed for nuclear attacks and long-range recognition. Furthermore the player can fly the FB-22 prototype, which is based on the innovative design of the F-22 Raptor, and the experimental XA-20 that was already shown in Tom Clancy's EndWar.
So once again PC gamers won't have access to downloadable content. When asking Ubisoft Germany about the matter we were told that the international market apparently is oriented that way.
Update: May 8, 2009:
Ubisoft has announced more downloadable content for HAWX. The U.S. Eagles Pack is available on Xbox Live Marketplace (400 Microsoft Points) and on the Playstation Network (4.99 Euros).
With the additional content the player gets access to some futuristic and some long-serving aircrafts. Among them are: F-4 Phantom II, Lockheed SR-71 Blackbird, F-111F Aardvark Tactical Striker, the prototype of a A-12 Avenger stealth bomber and RF-15 Peak Eagle.
What do you think about the situation of downloadable content for the PC? Do you feel disadvantaged compared to the console gamers, who regularly get small content updates for little money? Give your opinion in the comments.
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