Think paying full price at retail means that you’re getting the full experience possible for your game of choice? HA! Think again. These days, grabbing a game and slapping down cash feels more like a down payment, with the remainder of the balance being doled out towards season passes and various microtransactions. I mean, what kind of publisher would give in-game attack-pants away for free? Perish the thought.
The latest game offering up a season pass for bonus content after launch? Team Ninja’s brand new brawler, the
So what does your money even get you? For that exorbitant price tag, you’re promised over 60 costumes, two new characters for later in the year and undefined additional bonus content that may or may not be released throughout the year. Staggering stuff, especially for an add-on that costs more than the base game itself. For over R1400 I’d expect to have someone from Team Ninja dropkick anyone who thinks the 2006 Dead or Alive movie was actually good.
Still, R1449/$93 for a season pass that is essentially dress-up for digital dolls? That’s a bit much, don’t you think?
Last Updated: March 4, 2019