Morning DLC: Video Games News And Rumors 10/12/13


"Microsoft today announced three new Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles that will begin to populate at retailers around the world shortly.All bundles include one month of Xbox Live Gold, as well as various pack-in games. More details are available at the Xbox website.The Xbox 360 Holiday Value Bundles will be available at retailers worldwide. United States retailers are holding a special price promotion where shoppers will get $50 off each bundle October 13, 2013 through January 4, 2014."


"“Grand Theft Auto Online’s” launch didn’t go over too well. And while Rockstar is still working on fixes, it knows how to make things right: bribery, of course. Anyone that’s attempted to play “GTAO” so far will be earning half a million dollars–GTA$ for use in the game’s online economy.Players that have played–or will play–“GTA Online” any time during the month of October will qualify for the GTA$500,000 deposit. However, players will first have to download a title update (1.04) before the money is deposited. That update is expected to fix “remaining instances of issues that have caused vehicle purchase loss.” It’s expected to drop next week."


"After seven months and several content drops, Sony Santa Monica has announced it has ceased development of download content for “God of War: Ascension.”Community strategist Aaron Kaufman explained in a statement that today marks the end of work on DLC for the March-released game, as the studio’s “primary team” begin its transition to “other projects”.“God of War 2” writer and director Corey Barlog recently returned to Sony Santa Monica, six years after leaving the studio."