12 Video Game DLCs You Need to Get
DLCs or downloadable content in video games, especially those that you need to pay for, have a somewhat negative reputation among gamers ever since they became common. However, there are DLCs that are worth the time and effort for their story, gameplay, and amount of content. Here are 10 of the best DLCs so far.
Citadel (Mass Effect 3)
As the series progressed, new areas of the Citadel were opened for the player. In this DLC Commander Shepard and the team were given shore leave, but trouble still finds them.
Dragon Age Origins: Awakening
Months after the events in Origins, the Grey Wander finally takes the role of commander and is given the task to improve Vigil’s Keep. However, a terrifying type of darkspawn appears to be causing trouble despite the defeat of the Archdemon.
Point Lookout (Fallout 3)
The Lone Wanderer travels to an abandoned tourist island filled with different creatures that might be friendly or hostile. There’s so much to explore on the island if you’re still looking for more adventures when you finish the main quest.
Blood and Wine (The Witcher 3: The Wild Hunt)
This DLC lets the player explore the beautiful Toussaint region, which also has its secrets bloody rituals and monsters. There are at least 90 quests included if you’re up to the task.
Freedom Cry (Assassin’s Creed IV: Black Flag)
Ever wondered what happened to Edward’s first mate Adewale after he left? Since he joined the Brotherhood, he has been foiling Templar activities in the Caribbean and has been helping liberate the slaves.
Minerva’s Den (BioShock 2)
Want to have more reason to explore Rapture? This DLC provides an insight into the Thinker, the creator Charles Milton Porter, and the center of the city known for its technology.
StarCraft II: Legacy of the Void
As a standalone story that focuses on the Protoss, this DLC is a must-play for any fan of the series. The player will be mostly following the story of Hierarch Artanis.
Warcraft III: The Frozen Throne
There are several important characters included in this expansion but the most notable perhaps is Arthas’ story of becoming the Lich King.
The Old Hunters (Bloodborne)
Need more challenging bosses? This expansion features 5 old hunter bosses and several new shiny items to use.
Episodes from Liberty City (GTA IV)
This is a compilation of two expansions for the game that feature two new protagonists. It includes The Ballad of Gay Tony about a nightclub owner and The Lost and Damned which is about a biker.
Shivering Isles (The Elder Scrolls IV: Oblivion)
As the title implies, the player will be spending much time on the island ruled by Sheogorath as the player is training to be a protégé to help defeat Jyggalag.
Undead Nightmare (Red Dead Redemption)
Think you’re tired of zombies? How about re-playing one of the best open-world Western games in an alternate timeline about a zombie plague?