Exclusive DLC for Xbox 360 version of Tomb Raider Underworld

Eidos revealed today that the Xbox 360 version of the much anticipated game Tomb Raider Underworld will feature exclusive downloadable content, available shortly after release.

This move has caused outrage on many of the popular Tomb Raider fansites, as the PS3 version of the game will not benefit from such content. Many players still see the Playstation as the spiritual home of Lara Croft.

In addition to this, the PS3 version will not be preceded by a demo, unlike its Xbox and PC cousins, leading some to speculate that this is Eidos' method of disguising the fact that the PS3 version is a second-rate port of a game originally developed for the Xbox 360, a rumour they have in the past denied.

Link: Eidos Press Release

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Correct me if I'm wrong, but didn't Bioshock get released with PS3 exclusive content recently? Pot. Kettle. Black.

Glad I have a 360.. though it's going to have to be amazing content for me to want to waste cash on those microsoft points. Hate those things! Microsoft have lost so much money from using that retarded system.

Personally I see the PC as the "spiritual home of Lara Croft". Anyhoo, I wouldn't be so sure the PS3 is getting nothing, the word "exclusive" is used very loosely these days, my bet is it's a timed exclusive if anything (I could be wrong, this is only a guess). Secondly we don't know what the content is or how much...for all we know it could be overpriced and utterly crap.

Exactly. PlayStation is no more the "spiritual home" of Tomb Raider than the PC is. I'll be buying the PC version so I can get the absolute best graphics. To hell with the "exclusive downloadable content." It's just the type of marketing BS that Microsoft likes to wave around. I doubt it will be worth anything.

The extra content is two additional new levels, the game comes with 8 Levels. The levels have 6 hours playing time each... and are nothing like the "speed run" linear levels which Legend and Anniversary had. They are puzzle based, footprints or corpses (everything) in the world is persistent and the levels themselves are massive.
The first DLC level will come before the end of the year. The second will come before March for that one you will play a different character... who's also a woman (Lara's nemesis supposedly).

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The extra content is two additional new levels, the game comes with 8 Levels. The levels have 6 hours playing time each... and are nothing like the "speed run" linear levels which Legend and Anniversary had. They are puzzle based, footprints or corpses (everything) in the world is persistent and the levels themselves are massive.
The first DLC level will come before the end of the year. The second will come before March for that one you will play a different character... who's also a woman (Lara's nemesis supposedly).

Eight levels with six hours of playing time each? I'll believe that when I see it. And if that is the case, I may get bored before I finish the game, much less any additional content.

Why should users suffer because Microsoft wants to add as much content onto their Marketplace as possible? Just because Sony isn't getting these exclusives, they need to cause an uproar.

Whether or not sony was offered these extras, doesn't mean it should prevent Microsoft from doing so.