Dead Rising 3's first DLC delayed until January for extra polish

Xbox One game's first expansion Operation Broken Eagle now scheduled to launch January 21.

Gamers awaiting the first expansion for Xbox One title Dead Rising 3 will need to wait a little longer. Microsoft announced today that the game's Operation Broken Eagle DLC will now launch on January 21, a few weeks after the game's previously announced December 24 release date.

"Adding new content to the massive open world of Los Perdidos is a major undertaking, and to ensure we provide the best possible experience for players, we are putting a few additional weeks of polish and testing into the episode before it’s released," Microsoft said in a statement. "Stay tuned for additional updates."

Operation Eagle puts you in the shoes of Spec Ops Commander Adam Kane who is on a mission to capture the missing President of the United States.

In addition to the new quest, the Operation Eagle expansion unlocks five new weapons, one new combo weapon, one new vehicle, a new clothing outfit, and additional gamerscore. On top of that, all experience points unlocked in the Operation Eagle expansion will carry back to the main Dead Rising 3 campaign, Capcom said.

The Operation Eagle DLC is included with the $30 Dead Rising 3 season pass and can be purchased separately for $10. Three other expansions are headed to Dead Rising 3 through the season pass, including DLC called Fallen Angel, Chaos Rising, and The Last Agent.

Microsoft released a Dead Rising 3 demo last week. For more, check out GameSpot's review of Dead Rising 3.

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28 comments
tightwad34
tightwad34

Not sure how much more polish you can get in less than a month.

Biotasticmeat
Biotasticmeat

Seriously getting sick these PlayStation fans mucking up Gamespot with their trolling and fanboys wars. On a good note, im looking forward to this DLC and praying I get Dead Rising 3 for Christmas! Xbox One is a powerhouse console keep up the good work MS.

g1rldraco7
g1rldraco7

You can only polish for so long.

vallee05
vallee05

If the game isn't finished, it isn't finished. However, how do you release a release date and a few days later say it's going to be delayed for another 4 weeks. Sets up disappointment for the fans. I was really looking forward to Dec 24 and am very disappointed I have to wait, but if it's what is needed to deliver the best experience I can wait. There must be some miscommunication between departments or just a poor marketing department.


I hope Vancouver Capcom delivers some very good DLC that extends gameplay 4+ hours(speedrun) and not just a 30 minute experience of additional gameplay. Take your time and do it right Vancouver Capcom.


In regards to the weekly holiday achievement plus in-game rewards, please work on something better I would of rather had a Santa hat or outfit during my Zombie Massacre, instead of a reindeer head. Here is to looking forward do more of this great game/series.

daabulls23
daabulls23

I guess it will look extra shiny.

bill2theE
bill2theE

Why the heck does a game that's been out for only two months even need DLC yet????

Remember back in the old days when you bought a game and, you know, had the game.

Then this thing called DLC came along. Where you bought a game and, you know, had the game. But then, after the game was out for awhile and you'd already beaten it 4 times and unlocked every achievement, the developer threw you a bone with some extra missions! It was what we always wanted! Just a little bit more!

And now, allas, we get developers withholding content from us for an extra bounty that before would have been included in the original game. And it's all direct download. So they can cut down on all that pesky trading and borrowing gamers tend to do.

Yay

haze0986
haze0986

Still dont believe it needs polish, just more time to make us think its not already created. Gotta love dlc

dogfather76
dogfather76

I'm fine waiting. I have to admit, DR3 was one of the funnest games I play this year.

Alucard_Prime
Alucard_Prime

No biggie for me, core game is great fun and I haven't finished it yet on Story mode, still have Nightmare to go through. 

grove67
grove67

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gantarat
gantarat

PC Please Microsoft and Capcom

cctv100
cctv100

Information on Gamespot is sometimes inaccurate, in last news, the DLC was called Operation  Eagle

berserker66666
berserker66666

Operation Broken Eagle....just take out "Eagle" and you have your DLC.

tomservo51
tomservo51

<Insert obligatory framerate 720p joke here>

RicanV
RicanV moderator

As long as the extra polish doesn't require extra money. Good to tie up all loose ends. Although many people were probably looking forward to playing it over Christmas break.

Deadlysyns87
Deadlysyns87

@Biotasticmeat Well honestly its called being the bigger person by saying something about them you are fueling them just ignore the Fanboys and they will go away.

Deadlysyns87
Deadlysyns87

@thefriendlydude yes because releasing DLC for a game that is for a Xbox exclusive game on PS4 makes perfect sense. Here have this DLC you can never use.

EcksTheory
EcksTheory

720p is not a framerate, it's a resolution. What you should have said was 30fps joke.

vallee05
vallee05

@RicanVI was looking forward to playing it over the break and now it comes out just after the break, along with my long work weeks...nice timing.

Coren_Larken
Coren_Larken

Yeah. Agreed. I really hate playing glitchy add-ons.