Posted Wed May 7, 2014 at 03:08 PM PDT by Brian Hoss
PS Plus upgrade option draws ire.
Right when 'DriveClub' was working to recover from its lost place as a PS4 launch title, Sony reveals an ownership twist that has soured some of the buzz for the driving game. But before that fans consider aspect, it should be known that the amount of content for the free PlayStation Plus version of 'DriveClub' has been confirmed as it comes with "one location (India), 11 tracks, 10 cars and access to all game modes." And just as good, players can even achieve the game's platinum trophy with just the free version.
In fact, PlayStation Plus members not only get the free version, but can even upgrade digitally to the full game for $49.99. At $10 off from the normal price, it seems like a fine deal, and yet here's where trouble comes in. That $50 upgrade is only good for as long as the purchaser remains a PS Plus member.
From Evolution Studios, "We think you’ll have a lot of fun playing DRIVECLUB once it launches on October 7th, digitally via the PlayStation store and on Blu-ray at your local retailer. If you’re an active PlayStation Plus subscriber and have been playing the PlayStation Plus Edition, but decide you want the full DRIVECLUB experience, you can purchase a one-time upgrade for $49.99. This will give you access to all five locations, 55 tracks, 50 cars and all 50 tour events, as long as your PlayStation Plus subscription remains active."
Of course, considering that 'DriveClub' is online social racing game, PS Plus is required to play online anyway. Even so, those that spend $50 instead of $60 should expect a little better return.
You can find the latest info on 'DriveClub' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: PlayStation Blog
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