The brand new dungeons coming as a part of Future 2’s upcoming The Witch Queen enlargement gained’t be included within the Commonplace Version or Season Move. They’ll solely be obtainable as standalone purchases, or as a part of the Deluxe Version, a group supervisor from Bungie mentioned by way of a Reddit submit on Wednesday.
Two of the dungeons will come as a part of the Digital Deluxe Version, which can be obtainable for $79.99. There’s additionally a 3rd dungeon obtainable as a part of Bungie’s thirtieth Anniversary Bundle, which prices $24.99; gamers who need all three dungeons should buy each the Digital Deluxe Version and the thirtieth Anniversary bundle for $99.99. (The Witch Queen alone, with its preliminary season hooked up to it, runs $39.99.)
A earlier submit from Bungie had clarified that gamers will have the ability to improve to the Deluxe Version to entry the dungeons, and Wednesday’s Reddit submit mentioned that Bungie “may also offer a separate means so that you can buy the Dungeons sooner or later.” Nonetheless, the announcement that the 2 dungeons would price further has already prompted a big quantity of pushback from followers. On the time of publication, the Reddit submit has unfavorable 2,358 downvotes on it, with the highest touch upon the submit saying, “i do know it’s not your fault, however you’re going to get eviscerated right here.”
Beforehand, dungeons had been both free or got here included with expansions, and that change in expectation is partially what’s irritating followers. Twitter was equally stuffed with individuals expressing their frustration, with one viral Tweet saying that there was no solution to defend the worth and that it was “terrible.”
So lemme get this straight, the Dungeons aren’t a part of WQ nor the Season Passes?
So that they solely solution to get them at present is to fork out the $79.99?! Which additionally appears like they are not launching with WQ?
i am sorry however there isn’t any defending this. That is terrible. pic.twitter.com/PodQtrJSam
— Nem (@Nemplays) October 19, 2021
Even a barely extra beneficiant Tweet, which acknowledged that Bungie has to generate profits one way or the other, tempered that remark by saying, “Future has & by no means can be ‘free to play’ & any phantasm to the actual fact is hilarious.”
Future has & by no means can be “free to play” & any phantasm to the actual fact is hilarious. I don’t care what it says on the label.
Gotta fork out the massive cash in case you wanna play the enjoyable issues. Bungie’s gotta make their cash one way or the other & y’all aren’t shopping for sufficient outfits from Tess. https://t.co/ixS9e6sL6r
— Kitta ⌬ HeyItsSpookid (@HeyItsOrchid) October 19, 2021
The dungeons in query will come out between the 2022’s The Witch Queen and 2023’s Lightfall enlargement, they usually probably gained’t present up till a number of months after The Witch Queen’s launch on Feb. 22.