The Little Battlers W’s Massive DLC Chapter Is Free

By Spencer . November 15, 2012 . 12:38am


On December 6, Level-5 will release the Mizel chapter for The Little Battlers W. This update adds characters, LBXes like Odin mk2, new special moves, and Famitsu reports a true ending.


While other publishers might sell Mizel’s chapter as downloadable content, Level-5 is giving it away for free. Level-5 tends to give away DLC. Ni no Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch also received quests and monsters weeks after its launch. Dragon Quest IX and Professor Layton had weekly downloadable content too.


The Little Battlers W is available now for PlayStation Vita and PSP.

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  • anthony apduhan

    See that Capcom? The story is free! Take notes!

    • sd28

      i belive its also on the disc already

      • XiaomuArisu

         Like Capcom gamesXD

        • al saiduq

          only that it seems to be only the data for starting the quest. some dude in gamefaqs tried to actually do the quests and got a black screen with a freeze, so i think not all the data is there. and then again , capcom charges you for the dlc . this is free. and anyways , I think it was dummied out because deadlines didn’t allow them to actually finish the content , considering the game’s OP intro has bits from cutscenes belonging to this dlc pack and the rest of the opening is made from cutscenes of the main story

          • XiaomuArisu

             Thats even better.
            Capcom has on-disc dlc and charges for it.
            Level-5 delivers freely.
            Even if it was on disc,it would be free.
            Thats awesome!

          • Nitraion

            Hey i think that is how DLC should be you can’t finished deadline okay release first but release it later as a FREE content… I think after ninokuni and this i think Level-5 now what they doing…

      • LynxAmali

        Slightly correct. The new units have their data in the game data. They also have the BBS Quest text in the data as well.

        But everything else isn’t. There is no additional story dialogue or cutscenes.

        • sd28

          okay thanks for the clarification

    • almostautumn

       Don’t jump the gun yet. There might be a Danball Senki W: Boost— and then a Danball Senki W: Boost: Maximum Overdrive— and then a Danball Senki W: Boost: Maximum Overdrive: Robotics X Extreme edition— and then—

      Oh wait; that really is just Capcom.

  • Alex Sargeant

    Still sort of weirded out they haven’t localised any of these. I mean it seems the kind of game kids would go ape-shit over. Tiny badass looking robots kicking the crap out of each other. 

    I mean the TV show has even aired on Children’s TV in the west. 

    • almostautumn

       The same can be said for Inazuma Eleven in the States. While soccer isn’t as big here, it certainly is for children, who those games are targeted towards anyway. But that’s Level-5; they hate ‘Merica!

      Seriously though, I really don’t get it. I’m thinking that the 3DS title is going to get localized because 1) 3DS sales are terrific, and 2) it goes alongside the anime, which they obviously want to release as they’ve an english name for it. I think they have just been waiting for the opportune time to bring this series here, and with the 3DS I truly believe that seals the deal.

      As for Ni No Kuni— who knows, really. I get localizing that game is going to take time because of that ridiculous scroll/map thing, but even still— not this long. With time, I guess. With time…

      • riceisnice

         We do have hope. Level-5 has opened an American Branch quite some time ago. Their first project was assisting in the localization of Ni No Kuni apparently. They’re also localizing the Guild-01 games on the Nintendo E-Shop. Maybe afterwards they could finally focus on some of their more popular games like Inazuma Eleven or Fantasy Life.

      • anthony apduhan

        Oh come on! Dante Basco(The voice of Zuko and Jake Long) will be perfect for dubbing Tsurugi Kyousuke and I want a dose Tenma’s glomps now! Even if i have to wait forever for games like these to come in states or worldwide…

        I’m sorry couldn’t control myself I want GO really badly game or anime worldwide. Have to wait for the original series to air.

    • Will Jay

       Well, LBX IS coming to the US and Europe, they have the anime being dubbed in Canada, and Bandai’s handling the toys and models overseas which even was mentioned at some convention recently with a big banner next to Power Rangers and Ben 10, although I can’t find anything on the con or remember anything about the con outside of the image which is buried in my folders and that it was a closed one for investors only or something.

      Either way, I wish Level-5 was a bit more on the ball about localizations. Their games are great, but they take forever to be released in English. I don’t even know if we’ll get Inazuma Eleven 3 at this point, at least on the DS.

  • Göran Isacson

    … That was some unexpectedly epic music for a game that seems to be about palm-sized robots fighting each other. Or am I wrong and the robots are larger than what was shown in that clip?

    Also, let me guess: the kid in the striped shirt is the rival of the regular hero team, who has assembled his own team of malcontents who are also robot battlers?

    • LynxAmali

      They’re model kit sized, so yeah. Small. Like, fit in the palm of your hand small. Armed with live ammunition in some cases.

      -the kid in the striped shirt is the rival of the regular hero team, who has
      assembled his own team of malcontents who are also robot battlers?

      Sorta. Striped shirt kid (Kirito) was a reoccurring rival in W but he didn’t assemble his own team. It was pretty much him vs your team. The major bad guy is someone who players of the first game should know.

      • Göran Isacson

        Ha ha oh man, they really are that small? They must pack some serious power if they can fight robots that sure looked human-sized on those other clips… or maybe this is one of those “it’s practically a saturday morning anime, don’t think about it too much” kind of things.

        • LynxAmali

           The later.

          Don’t take it seriously.
          It’s something that the series knows, and does, very well.

          Then there’s things like this:

          • Göran Isacson

             … Soccer and giant robots. Together at last(?).

            If I was ten-eight years old, I would be SO in love with this craziness. Alas, I no longer have the time to dive into big franchises any more :(

  • bad luck for the DLC Mizel not in the playstore. iso and can not be updated.

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