Battlefield: Bad Company 2‘s previously unknown launch day downloadable content has been clarified. All new copies of the game will include a VIP code — much like the code that activated the Cerberus Network for Mass Effect 2 — which will give access to a number of new multiplayer maps on day one. The exact number or nature of the maps remains unknown, however they will of course be free.
“We want people to insert the code they get when they buy the game to get access to [DLC]. It’s connected to your personal account, more or less, and what we want to do is give you something extra, added value, for that,” senior producer Patrick Bach says. “In the future you will get more content, for free, if you have this VIP code.”
Those who go the used game route will have to, again, much like in Mass Effect 2‘s case, purchase VIP access separately for a yet to be specified sum. If Mass Effect 2 is any indication though then that sum will be $15.