As an apology for a rough start, some free content for Friday the 13th: The Game was announced earlier this week, free content that includes a new Jason skin, a bunch of customization points, and a double XP weekend. However, some of the players are a bit divided in how they're receiving the content.
When the announcement video was posted on the game's FIX outlets, it showed that a new Jason skin would be added, a blue and purple Retro Jason from the Friday the 13th NES game. Since before the game was released, fans have been suggesting that the Retro Jason should make an appearance as one of the playable Jasons, many saying that they'd be totally fine with paying for it in future DLC. This recoloring of Jason isn't exactly what some people had in mind, though.
"Calling this half-assed is an insult to the half-assed workmanship," one upset player by the name of
The issue that many are taking with this version of Jason is that players hoped it would be a brand new Jason with unique advantages and disadvantages as well as a unique set of
With this Retro Jason recoloring out, some are also worried that the possibility of a fully fleshed-out Retro Jason is now gone.
"As someone who really wanted
The game's Twitter account wasn't free of complaints, but there are still many tweets replying to the game's posts defending the developers and the content, saying that it's free and they didn't have to give it to players at all.
Thank you for the freebies. Absolutely love the game. Keep the content coming ;-)— Steven Incontrera (@Steven_Paul) June 21, 2017
Aside from the Retro Jason addition, the game will also be having a double XP weekend starting June 23, and players will be getting 13,000 CP and some new Counselor outfits to customize their characters with.