While Black Ops 2 developers Treyarch originally labelled the Peacekeeper SMG Revolution DLC weapon a “one time offering,” the studio has once again confirmed on twitter that forthcoming DLC would not introduce new weaponry.
Spotted by our friends over at CI, the statement follows in the wake of the recent reveal of Black Ops 2’s upcoming Uprising DLC, which will include four new multiplayer maps, a new zombies experience, but no new multiplayer weapon. Previous weapon DLC worked favorably in the eyes of the players, and so it’s understandable that it might have been expected for subsequent DLC.
Last year, Infinity Ward executive producer commented on the lack of weapon DLC for Modern Warfare 3, saying, “the main issue is RAM. All of the weapons, characters, models, textures, and geo have to live in RAM. There is only 512 [MB] on the consoles. The problem then is adding weapons adds memory, and there isn’t much or any left.”
It might be the case that Black Ops 2 initially had the room, but no longer does.
What do you think? Did weapon DLC work out in Revolution? Are you bummed Black Ops 2 won’t be getting any more multiplayer weapons?