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Dragon Age: Origins - Return To Ostagar Unexpectedly Swoops In
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We've just received word that BioWare has released the Return to Ostagar expansion pack on the Xbox Live Marketplace following reported delays.

The announcement was made earlier on Twitter, with the developer tweeting the following, "Return to Ostagar is NOW available for Xbox 360. It will be coming later today for PC users and soon for the PS3. Check Xbox Live 4 details."

The DLC has seemingly dropped from out of nowhere and is surprising given the delays that were only announced last Monday. Good old BioWare, defying expectations.

So, if you're hungry for more Dragon Age action it'll set you back 400MS points. Go get!


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Comment #1 by mksystem74
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:31:27 PM
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Still havn't beat the game, dunno if I should wait to buy this till I'm done or not.

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Comment #2 by vgfanatic1
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:33:45 PM
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Might buy this. I'll see what others think of it first, though.

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Comment #3 by MjHealy
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:34:44 PM
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Also haven't beaten the game but I'm also saving up for Mass Effect.

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Comment #4 by The Leprechaun
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:35:29 PM
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I am level 18 and have beaten the game, but can't do any missions unless it is DLC. so I may buy this, just want some sort of review first.

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Comment #5 by Phodopus
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:38:33 PM
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getting this in just a minute :D

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Comment #6 by macd
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:40:04 PM
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I'm gonna wait and see what people think first.

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Comment #7 by ANIM4L
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:40:34 PM
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Any news on the patch that was to fix the DLC achievements that glitched for users on the first 3 days.

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Comment #8 by TheDeadspace
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:41:00 PM
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Bah, I just soent my last 400 points on MtG. I wasn't expecting Return to Ostagar to be released till at least next week. Go Bioware I suppose.

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Comment #9 by RhiN85
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:53:53 PM
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@7 There seems to be a fix for the DLC achievos. Can't promise, as I didn't have that problem, but there's an update as well as the DLC released, and I think it's to fix that problem.

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Comment #10 by NoaAltwynn
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 02:59:58 PM
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With the release of Return to Ostagar they also released a title update, I can confirm that this title update does, indeed, fix the DLC achievement issues. My Warden's Keep achievements just popped as soon as the game loaded my profile up.

Now then, time to go and enjoy the DLC.

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Comment #11 by The Elite Elite
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:03:10 PM
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Well, this is nice to see. However, I'm busying playing through the default game right now. I'll most likely pick this content up (along with Warden's Keep) at the end of this month or beginning of the next.

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Comment #12 by Bruce14
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:08:57 PM
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YEAH!!!!!!! . . . but I just got Bayonetta . . .

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Comment #13 by GsA Dragonheart
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:10:29 PM
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nice and finally

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Comment #14 by Karniespooner
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:11:45 PM
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Comment #15 by McKaystyles
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:16:30 PM
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im gaming to much thanks to all these tittles... havent showered in weeks

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Comment #16 by gingerCHRIS123
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:24:16 PM
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Bought this, finished it in 30 minutes. I think it sucks, it isn't fun, very little story, just go her kill that search it, find the chest. Boring.

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Comment #17 by TrueKilla360
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:29:15 PM
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Got my Xbox quede up, Im still at work though :(

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Comment #18 by uneasy ash
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:36:46 PM
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Don't expect too much from this as it's really short. But it adds a bit more to a great game and you get some decent armour and weapons with it. I guess 400msp is a reasonable price considering people will happily pay 160msp for rockband tracks when you only get 1 song. 25gs though, thats a bit stingy...hopefully that means Bioware will honour their 2 yrs of dlc promise and is stretching the gs over many, many more dlcs. If you loved the game grab Ostagar, if you merely liked it maybe it's not for you.

Damn Pidgeons

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Comment #19 by Tidus755
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:41:12 PM
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Hesitating between MtG, this, or nothing.

I got Dragon Age but I haven't even started it. :S

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Comment #20 by MEMANIAsama
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:41:58 PM
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FUUUUUUUUUUUUUU~~~ my collector's edition is still in the mail!

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Comment #21 by InfamousTruth
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:42:22 PM
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Well said Uneasy Ash!

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Comment #22 by RavenousRaven
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:54:11 PM
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Bought it this morning. Beat it this after noon. Alister has the King's Armor my character has Duncan's sword. Great DLC buy it if your a fan of Dragon Age you will not regret it.

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Comment #23 by ramarcos
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 03:57:26 PM
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Only 1 achievement? It says defeated the Ogre that killed King Cailan. Didn't Duncan clearly killed that Ogre? Watch the cinematics by the end of the Battle of Ostagar.

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Comment #24 by Pr0ph3cy
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 04:02:57 PM
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i got bored playing it. SWTOR HERE I COME!

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Comment #25 by TristanValendro
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 04:29:36 PM
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I just finished it. Please be aware this is very short. One achievement is tied to it.

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Comment #26 by Dave of Canada
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 04:45:33 PM
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It's meh at best, just feels like a dungeon crawl. There's only one important choice through the entire thing, and it's barely that important.

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Comment #27 by Wrothgar
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 04:52:30 PM
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Damn, now I'll have to wait until I get another Points card, I only have 300 points left.

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Comment #28 by BabyDuck666
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 05:15:53 PM
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Got it this afternoon, but the the delay made my character progress to the Final Battle :P I guess I'm rolling a dwarf rogue after all, for the sake of achievements aswell.

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Comment #29 by VladimirK
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 05:47:39 PM
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I'll have to get my game back from a friend first before I can buy this and 100% the game again :D

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Comment #30 by CrossFireZX5
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 06:21:47 PM
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Hm..... Now the choice is Buy Wardens' Keep, or buy Return to Ostagar and 1 RB song hm.............

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Comment #31 by Hatchh
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 06:37:24 PM
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@23 play the DLC and you'll find out how thats possible

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Comment #32 by Devil Sora
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 06:38:10 PM
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it sorta erks me to see Bioware dropping DLC without keeping people informed. . . . for heaven's sake tell the people a week in advance! I'm totally blindsided by this and really hurt :(

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Comment #33 by Darth MaIak
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 07:21:25 PM
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dammit, I just tried buying it but was Status Code 80153003'd...

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Comment #34 by FlyingShadow
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 07:24:27 PM
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@ 33, same thing for me. WTF? Why do they put things up when they take them right down?

Anyone else tried in the last hour or so to try and download it?

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Comment #35 by Tasty Empire
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 07:37:18 PM
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Yep, still getting the 80153003. Some friends of mine already have the achievement and now I can't even download the stupid thing. Of course, they said it only takes about 15 minutes to complete. Probably why BioWare is keeping it quiet. No point in boasting about a 15 minute DLC.

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Comment #36 by fuelstaind
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 07:38:56 PM
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Got the same code here. I am hoping that it's just because everyone is downloading it and not because it is unavailable.

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Comment #37 by DarkShephard
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 08:02:17 PM
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Its longer then 15 minutes =/. Still they could have had at least one more achievement or something. Still I liked it alot.

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Comment #38 by KillerBEA
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 08:07:27 PM
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wtf i want this now no more errors plz.

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Comment #39 by kliqIMB
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 09:12:25 PM
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What the hell? It's gone off the Dragon Age menu for DLC now. >_

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Comment #40 by Darth MaIak
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 09:27:51 PM
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maybe they found another glitch :/

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Comment #41 by Tasty Empire
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 09:43:22 PM
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From BioWare's forums:

Hello Dragon Age fans

This morning a title update on the Xbox 360 for Dragon Age: Origins was made available in preparation for the release of Return to Ostagar. This title update introduced a previously undetected issue that causes specialization classes to not work correctly in Dragon Age: Origins. We are removing Return to Ostagar from Xbox Live until the issue is resolved and are recommending that you do not download the title update. If you have already performed the update, we apologize for this and are working hard to ensure a fix is available as soon as possible.

We will provide more information to you when it is available.

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Comment #42 by WhIpLaSh 014
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 09:46:45 PM
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Damnit Bioware! This really boils my pimple! Not only do I have to wait for them to fix this error while I wait for my Collector's Edition of Mass Effect 2 to ship :(

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Comment #43 by lizlemon
Wednesday, January 13, 2010 @ 10:30:26 PM
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Damnit it all to hell!

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Comment #44 by Devil Sora
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 12:00:10 AM
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yup. . . . now its completelly taken down. . . kinda funny. . . glad I didnt purchase it yet lol

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Comment #45 by spawn089
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 12:19:03 AM
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I downloaded it tonight and maybe took 20 minutes to finish and the armour you get is nice but if you are far in the game you will have better armour and weapons anyway, but whatever.

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Comment #46 by kliqIMB
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 12:20:30 AM
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Wait a second, so are my character's screwed if I downloaded the update, but not the actual DLC?

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Comment #47 by MasterKingz
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 12:40:45 AM
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Wtf its only on the site Noooooooooo
and it says Free!!!

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Comment #48 by dementedlullaby
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 12:43:29 AM
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So uhm did the patch launch as well or?

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Comment #49 by dementedlullaby
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 12:46:47 AM
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Okay so the DLC isn't even on the marketplace now...GG?

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Comment #50 by SHIMA 41
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 01:01:04 AM
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awesum. somethin to do after work :)

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Comment #51 by TripleTex
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 03:27:32 AM
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...Seems like it was taken from the web again this early morning. Tried to Download it at 2 in the Morning (Germany) and it disappeard.
Its...strange. Now it's neither on the Markeptlace nor in the Game Menu.

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Comment #52 by GamesB2
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 05:32:02 AM
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I downloaded it and completed it all without a problem, i then went to play another character and found no problems at all. bioware really needs to step up their game...

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Comment #53 by TripleTex
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 05:50:38 AM
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Comment #54 by jumpinjonny
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 06:56:21 AM
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the problem with this DLC is that it resets all your specializations, probs people didnt notice it if your character peaked at the level cap, i was playing a level 6 dalish elf fresh from completing lothering and i was going to pick the ranger specialization and to my horror it was not there, none of them were :( so you should def avoid this i wonder if bioware with bring out a patch for people who has lost them?

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Comment #55 by DENAz666
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 07:03:52 AM
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At least the glitched acheivments are fixed. I just updated and when it signed back in all three of my missing acheivments popped :D

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Comment #56 by Dr Popodopolus
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 07:56:39 AM
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15 minutes for 400 points? Fail much?

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Comment #57 by Adasi
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 08:09:01 AM
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Can confirm - i downloaded it and all the specializations i had unlocked on my previous two playthroughs - ie, all of them...are now reset - which really fucking sucks!!!

They better patch this up - and i better not have to pay for it again...not actually done it yet as i'm in lothering!

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Comment #58 by Blue Thunder28
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 09:21:33 AM
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Damnit I downloaded the title update but not the DLC and now my Specializations are screwed :( !!!!!

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Comment #59 by wispycute
Thursday, January 14, 2010 @ 08:09:27 PM
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I am one of the "lucky" ones who got to download the ostagar dlc; DO NOT DO IT!!!!! All o my specializations are gone, and the downloading time is longer than the dlc! 400 points fo a 10 minute (yes, 10) dlc and some suckish gear! NOT worth the points, time, or specializations! DO NOT GT THE DLC!!!!!!

On the plus side, the Stone Prisoner is great though.

Roar I am a golem lets crush stuff!!!

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