Fallout: New Vegas DLC Coming December 21st, Xbox Only
Awesomest-videogame-of-the-year Fallout: New Vegas is getting its first DLC package, bringing new “terrain, foes and choices” to the Mojave Wasteland. Coming December 21st for 800 MS Points, the DLC will only be available for Xbox 360 users, however.
Bethesda have followed the same pattern with its Fallout 3 DLC, which was announced in 2008 and then released just under a year after on PS3. There was speculation that Microsoft had thrown some money into the picture (similar to the GTA IV DLC) but nobody’s ever confirmed this.
The DLC has been titled “Dead Money” and sees the courier captured by an unnamed group who then forces you to join up with three other wastelanders to capture the treasure of the Sierra Madre casino. Gamespot points out that this is a reference to the The Treasure of the Sierra Madre, where four adventurers seek out gold and eventually turn on each other. Sounds like a great idea for a Fallout mission.
There’s little else known, especially whether or not it’ll add more levels or a continuation of the story after the final mission. I won’t spoil, but there seemed like lots that could have been done, especially relating to what choices you made.
There were five Fallout 3 DLCs released so hopefully we’ll see a number of other packages and some the PC and PlayStation 3 launches in good time. NV is built on the same Fallout engine, so hopefully they’ll plan the DLC in a similar way.