Drakengard 3 Will Have An Extra Story As DLC, Classic Drakengard Heroine Costumes

By Spencer . December 17, 2013 . 12:39am

drak1 Square Enix has Drakengard 3 downloadable content designed for Drakengard fans. On December 19, the same day the game comes out in Japan, players will be able to download a costume for Zero with a different color variation for free.

 

Furiae, Caim’s sister in Drakengard, and Nier (the young Nier from the PlayStation 3 version in Japan) outfits will be available on December 26. Zero will be able to dress in costumes based on Drakengard 2 characters Manah & Eris in early 2014. After that, Square Enix will release a downloadable story episode that differs from the main story.


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  • Muffum

    “Drakengard 3 Will Have An Extra Story As DLC, Classic Drakengard Heroine Costumes”
    Classic Drakengard heroines like Nier.
    …Wait.

    • Tom

      Yeah, sounds kinda strange. But there’s a KainĂ© costume as well we already knew about. By the way, KainĂ© is not 100% heroine ;)

  • Randgriz

    Im trying to get through Drakengard 2 in anticipation for this but its such a departure from D1, anyone else play through D2?

    • icecoffemix

      I did, the gameplay is major improvement imho. But the atmosphere and plot just aren’t the same, it’s tamer.

      Still messed up especially toward the end.

      • Randgriz

        Yeah right off the bat it seems like its generic anime tropes, the ground combat upgrades are good but the game is pretty difficulty from the get-go for me. Im trying to get through it but i have to say its not as easy to slip into as the original for me. (I recently 100%d it for the first time, loved every bit of it)

        • icecoffemix

          Yeah, now it’s more like standard RPG with equip-able healing item, accessory and changeable weapon mid-battle. The original was practically a Dynasty Warrior.

          It’s been years since I’ve played Drakengard 2 but I don’t remember it as much as some wtf moments in Drakengard 1. Ended up playing it for Manah, sigh.

          • Randgriz

            Ugh man i hope western Drakengard 3 gets a release date soon, im itching to play – the quick turn around on its localisation hopefully means it was in parrallel of localisation along with D3s development.

          • icecoffemix

            I’ve heard pretty good things about Nier and it’s made by the same devs team with iirc same setting with the original game, haven’t played it though.

            Doesn’t seems to have aerial mission though. :/

          • AkuLord3

            Well yeah…u can’t fly in the sky with a Book can you? :3

          • icecoffemix
          • Randgriz

            You need to play Nier, its fantastic! Get on that shiz nowwwwww! lol

          • icecoffemix

            I will, mate :)

          • MellowMadman11

            Also played for Manah, story wasn’t as good as the first. Gameplay was better, towards the end the story got better but nowhere near the first. Need to buy another ps2 so I can check out the other endings.

          • icecoffemix

            The third ending is simply epic I gotta give that one, worth playing it if you haven’t get it. Wish this game play good with PCSX2 and mediocre PC, I left my PS2 on my parent’s home. :/

          • Rayhan PromisedGallery

            Ending C = Epic ?
            not sure if trolling or serious…..

          • icecoffemix

            I’m serious, I want the sequel where human go against *spoiler*er aka *spoiler*.

          • Rayhan PromisedGallery

            i think you mean Ending B, Ending C is the Happily ever after one

          • icecoffemix

            Derp, you’re right. That mean I haven’t watch the final ending yet, damn. -_-’

            They should expand on ending B for the next game, not necessary with Nowe again.

  • Death Saved

    If they really want to show their appreciation to the fan they should offer it for free.

    • AokiShizuku

      To be honestly fair, they need to make money as well. 600 yen was the most voted price for story DLC at the stream yesterday, which is pretty cheap. Takamasa Shiba said himself that he’ll try his best to get that price.

      • Death Saved

        I have no problem with them making money via DLC, as long as they start working on it after the game goes on sale, but to ask me to pay extra for story content that was made during the development period is insulting.

        • AokiShizuku

          The game is meant to celebrate the 10th anniversary so it makes sense for it to be released this year. It was already delayed to the 19th. Most likely they held off on developing those extra episodes to make sure the game comes out on time. Plus, if the game already feels like a full experience then there’s nothing to worry about. The extra DLC episodes are there to extend the game’s lifespan and possibly clear up some story-related things within the game (I mean DoD3 will most likely have people asking questions rather than answering them). Though with all that said, we will just have to wait until the game is released to judge the experience. I’m curious on how much content on the story DLC will contain.

    • Rayhan PromisedGallery

      if they want to REALLY show appreciation, they shouldn’t make DLC in the first place. These costumes and side scenario should have been in the game.

      Also, make physical copy not exclusive to Digital River

  • icecoffemix

    Typical SE >.>

  • new_tradition

    Interested in NeiR’s outfit. I guess they’ll tailor it to make it prettier like they did with Caim’s, though.

    Any chance it’ll come with a floating book that has conversations with Zero and calls the other guys hussies, lol?

    • Ouch My Head Said Dionysus

      Nier was pretty much naked!

      • Rayhan PromisedGallery

        that was Papa Nier. the one that will come as costume is Brother’s one

  • Rayhan PromisedGallery

    this game has become dress-up simulator…..

    • Tales_of_Master

      Lightening Returns already achieved that to a much greater effect.

  • Aoshi00

    It’s cool there’s extra costumes and chapter, but I wish they would be free for those who plucked down $200, or $300 for importers.. The exclusive LE via the Jpn S-E store is expensive as it is.. Don’t want to pay 2000 yen more together for these, I have only like 800 yen left on Jpn PSN store… Glad jump victory has no dlc chars..

  • Suriel Cruz

    Now, that’s how you release DLC. Thanks SE.! ^ ^

  • artemisthemp

    Hopefully the Western fans will be able to download the same content on Western release date

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