Gamers were getting pretty miffed about their user-created levels being modded out of existence in LittleBigPlanet, but some hush-hush news by way of Electronic Gaming Monthly, may shed some light as to why Sony has been cracking down hard on questionable content.
In this month’s EGM, the Quartermann (the magazine’s resident whistle blower) gave the inclination that Sony has its own Metal Gear Solid and Final Fantasy DLC packs in the works. There’s also a rumored classic 1920’s Mickey Mouse DLC pack featuring Steamboat Willie in the works. The Quartermann got wind of this at the Tokyo Game Show while Sony was showing off Sackboy versions of Old Snake and Sephiroth. When you think about it, this all makes complete business sense. Why allow gamers to create now for free, when you can charge them later for it in the future? No word on when gamers can expect the content to drop or how much it will go for, so your guess is as good as ours.
In other news, the Quartermann stated that the upcoming PSP version of LittleBigPlanet is “fantastically ambitious,” and will expand more on what Media Molecule did with the PS3 version.