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Why does Microsoft allow people to download DLC for games they don't have?

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User Info: Solnot

Solnot
4 years ago#1
Especially for all those free add-ons and DLC for many popular Xbox 360 games on the marketplace, like multiplayer map packs, compatibility updates, and other content.

Shouldn't people be required to own the game first before they are allowed to download all that free DLC and stuff?

It's not fair to those people who bought the game when it first came out and supported the developers/publishers.

Nintendo doesn't let players do that with the Wii U and 3DS. I sure hope Microsoft fixes this problem with the Next Xbox.

User Info: cjd92

cjd92
4 years ago#2
But... How can somebody benefit from the DLC if they don't own the game?
indeed.

User Info: flufffy

flufffy
4 years ago#3
Well, I don't want to live on this planet anymore. >_>
''All those I have loved are dead, and I am to blame.... I choose death.''

User Info: Robin_Mask

Robin_Mask
4 years ago#4
Is this really a complaint?

Sounds like someone bought DLC for a game they don't have on accident...
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User Info: TBD2009

TBD2009
4 years ago#5
I... I'm at a complete, and total, loss for words here...

User Info: RollnThunder213

RollnThunder213
4 years ago#6
wut...

They can download the DLC but they can't play it without the original game...that's just stupid.
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User Info: master_gamr1231

master_gamr1231
4 years ago#7
I've done it a couple of times when the DLC was a Deal of the Week. Like for the Saints Row 2 DLC. I have the game now, but I didn't when it was on sale.
Why do people... betray one another? They might as well... all just die instead.
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User Info: Zanaki

Zanaki
4 years ago#8
I was ready to kill myself, then I realized gamefaqs typical waste of space was the TC.


You know, I like Solnot. Because every time I go through a bad time, like family deaths, getting fired etc. I can look back and say, "Well, at least I'm not Solnot."
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User Info: TheBlueStig

TheBlueStig
4 years ago#9
cjd92 posted...
But... How can somebody benefit from the DLC if they don't own the game?


To get it in their download history for free, then they buy the game later and have free DLC.

The TC is trolling, he needs a beatdown by the mods.
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User Info: metroidman92

metroidman92
4 years ago#10
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FopyRHHlt3M
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