Free DLC to launch with new Battlefield: Bad Company 2 copies

DLC will be available with new copies of the game.

Following the mold that has started with Mass Effect 2, Electronic Arts will have a "VIP" code included in all new copies of upcoming shooter Battlefield: Bad Company 2 that will allow players to access the game’s downloadable content for free.

"We want people to insert the code they get when they buy the game to get access to [DLC content]," said senior producer Patrick Bach. "It’s connected to your personal account, more or less, and what we want to do is give you something extra, added value, for that. In the future you will get more content, for free, if you have this VIP code."

The system is very similar to the Cerberus Network that was set up for Mass Effect 2, which Bach confirmed. When players start Bad Company 2 and enter the code, they will gain access to an in-game store that will list all current and upcoming DLC for the game.

Included in that list will be a group of multiplayer maps that will be available for free on launch day for anyone who has input their "VIP" code.

Anyone who doesn’t obtain a new copy of Bad Company 2 with the "VIP" code will have to purchase the code to gain access to the DLC, also like Mass Effect 2. Chances are that the code will cost the same as the Cerberus Network, which sells for $15.

Battlefield: Bad Company 2 launches on March 2 in North America and March 5 in Europe.



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