Dr. Pepper Giving Away Free EA DLC

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Dr. Pepper Giving Away Free EA DLC

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Dr. Pepper has teamed up with EA to give away free, exclusive DLC for Mass Effect 2, Battlefield Heroes and other games to anyone willing to suck back a bottle of that sugary swill.

I'm sure I'll have dozens to people rushing to defend Dr. Pepper against my scurrilous, mean-spirited accusations any minute now, but you know what? I don't care. I don't drink the stuff. It could be bottled fizzy yak pee for all I care. What I do care about is that for most of 2010, every bottle of Dr. Pepper will also include a code for free DLC for EA games including Mass Effect 2, Battlefield: Bad Company 2, The Sims 3 and others.

Every 14, 16 and 20 ounce bottle of Dr. Pepper and certain variants (although apparently not Cherry Chocolate Diet Dr. Pepper, and no, I'm not making that up) and, beginning in April, 32 ounce fountain cups will contain a code that can be entered at the Dr. Pepper website. There are rules and regulations, of course, accounts to be set up, skill-testing questions to be answered and so forth, but once you work your way through it you'll be given a link to EA's website, where you can claim your DLC of choice.

There's no indication as to what kind of DLC is on offer; the Dr. Pepper site says only that all the games in question require an Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Mac and/or PC, that Battlefield Heroes is only supported by the PC and that The Sims 3 and Spore are available on both the PC and Mac. Beyond that, it's a completely mystery. Maybe you'll get a Dr. Pepper machine installed on the Normandy. But hey, it's free!

The Dr. Pepper DLC giveaway is running until March 31 and then again from July 1 to December 31, 2010. To learn more or enter a code, head over to www.drpepper.com. (And be sure to pop back and tell us what you won.)

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I might go for it.

I mean, what's the worst that can happen?

Well now that is a new way to pay for DLC.
I would be all over this if it was Coke.
But Dr. Pepper? Ew.

Bleh, no thank you.
I'll buy the drinks I like, DLC or no.

Not sure what kind OF DLC while be available. I dont drink it but a friend at work swears by the stuff.

So ill prolly leech from him =D

Dr. Pepper is disgusting.

I shall not do it!

As a huge Dr. Pepper supporter I can safely say that I approve this message.

Buggrit, I don't like Dr. Pepper.

Oh come on, it's not that bad.

Booze Zombie:
Oh come on, it's not that bad.

Yes it is.

HUBILUB:
Dr. Pepper is disgusting.

I shall not do it!

Baby Tea:
Well now that is a new way to pay for DLC.
I would be all over this if it was Coke.
But Dr. Pepper? Ew.

hazabaza1:
Bleh, no thank you.
I'll buy the drinks I like, DLC or no.

What's up with all the DR. Pepper hate?
It tastes good enough, and it soothes my voice. (I have no idea how, it just does)

OT: Oh yeah, whoohoo, like we get all that cool stuff here in Holland =(

Andy Chalk:
although apparently not Cherry Chocolate Diet Dr. Pepper, and no, I'm not making that up

Cherry Chocolate Diet Dr. Pepper is actually not bad, though I've only tried it once.

It's an interesting promo though. I'm sure the internet will tell us what the DLC is in rather short order.

Trotgar:
Buggrit, I don't like Dr. Pepper.

You know, if you rearrange the letters of Dr. Pepper, you get 'Pee' with a few letters left over.
That's enough for me.

Aunel:

HUBILUB:
Dr. Pepper is disgusting.

I shall not do it!

Baby Tea:
Well now that is a new way to pay for DLC.
I would be all over this if it was Coke.
But Dr. Pepper? Ew.

hazabaza1:
Bleh, no thank you.
I'll buy the drinks I like, DLC or no.

What's up with all the DR. Pepper hate?
It tastes good enough, and it soothes my voice. (I have no idea how, it just does)

OT: Oh yeah, whoohoo, like we get all that cool stuff here in Holland =(

I hate it

It is disgusting.

ROAR!

MaxChaos:
I might go for it.

I mean, what's the worst that can happen?

ha

I like Doctor Pepper.

It's not my favourite of course, but I like it a little.

I'll buy one bottle and then resume to my prefered pop crap called no caffeine, no sugar, presidents choice cola.

Baby Tea:

Trotgar:
Buggrit, I don't like Dr. Pepper.

You know, if you rearrange the letters of Dr. Pepper, you get 'Pee' with a few letters left over.
That's enough for me.

Or if you think immaturely enough, you get "Doctor PP Pee."

So some really pissy piss.

MaxChaos:
I might go for it.

I mean, what's the worst that can happen?

You might, in a moment of weakness, try to drink it.

That's bad enough, really.

America only, or do we get it in the UK? Because we have different bottle measurements here.

What it is not on Diet Cherry Chocolate Dr Pepper? Then what is the bloody point. Boycott!

scnj:
America only, or do we get it in the UK? Because we have different bottle measurements here.

This is a question that has been boggling me for the last 30 seconds

hmm, some battlefield heroes dlc would be nice, maybe i could get the OP knife.

but i don't think you can buy Dr. pepper in bottles in Denmark, i have only seen it in cans.

edit:
just read true the rules, it's only for Americans, thats nationalism!,
"oh hi Europe its your buddy EA here, we know you have all enjoyed paying more for our games and getting them later than the Americans for years, and we are now proud to say that we will make exclusive DLC for them only, and better yet it will be free.
fuck you.
EA"

holy shit this is awesome and I love Dr.Pepper

I want some Mass effect DLC

swaki:
hmm, some battlefield heroes dlc would be nice, maybe i could get the OP knife.

but i don't think you can buy Dr. pepper in bottles in Denmark, i have only seen it in cans.

edit:
just read true the rules, it's only for Americans, thats nationalism!,
"oh hi Europe its your buddy EA here, we know you have all enjoyed paying more for our games and getting them later than the Americans for years, and we are now proud to say that we will make exclusive DLC for them only, and better yet it will be free.
fuck you.
EA"

Well, doesn't that just suck potatos.
Methinks i shall write an angry letter and demand free stuff off them for free.

You don't have to actually drink the stuff, you know. You could buy a bottle, get the DLC and pour the pop down the sink. Probably do a pretty good job of cleaning out your pipes.

I'm gonna look for some myself. Not sure if it'll turn up in Canada but I'm hopeful.

I approve of this.

...or would if I wasn't in the UK where this offer will not appear.
... or if they stop changing the fecking recipe so it stops having the aftertaste of vomit.

I love Dr. Pepper. This should be cool.

Andy Chalk:
-Attention seeking-

Will this run in the UK as well? I noticed you mentioned things like "Every 14, 16 and 20 ounce bottle" and "32 ounce fountain cups", which I assume are giant American bottles because over here we have cans (250ml) and bottles of either 330mL or 2L.

Andy Chalk:
You don't have to actually drink the stuff, you know. You could buy a bottle, get the DLC and pour the pop down the sink. Probably do a pretty good job of cleaning out your pipes.

I'm gonna look for some myself. Not sure if it'll turn up in Canada but I'm hopeful.

There's a good chance I'll have diabetes anyway, I might as well make it worth it with free DLC.

Anywho, for some reason Dr. Pepper and video games don't go hand and hand in my mind. (MLG, free DLC) I think Mountain Dew would do better. (WoW)

Me thinks that article needs ran through a spellchecker.

Oh, sweet! I'm so hitting that!

Also, a Dr. Pepper machine on the Normandy sounds AWESOME!

Looks nice. I like Dr. Pepper anyway.

Is this deal available in the UK? If not, I'll be a bit sad.

don't bang on Dr.P. He's got an MD

darthzew:

Also, a Dr. Pepper machine on the Normandy sounds AWESOME!

Ditto.

Is it a definite thing that u get a DLC, or you might get a DLC if u buy 1. I'm prob gonna go and buy 1 2day anywho, but it'd b good 2 know.

Even more of a reason to love Dr. Pepper. Much better than his hillbilly cousin Mr. Pibb.

GODAMN NOT IN EUROPE!!!!!!!!

ROAAAARRRRRR

i like dr pepper. I like DLC. this comes around. U>S>A only.

WTF have we europeans done to you EA?!

rosac

Yay for more commercialism , now you can drink our sponsors drink , while playing our sponsors game , using sponsored DLC and watching sponsored adverts ... oh...and you can occasionally play the actual game too.

*disclaimer : the above message is to be read as sarcastic*

Too much, going to get like US bloody TV, sorry to stop your game for a moment while you watch some messages from our sponsors *get our lurverly panty liners and you too can use the BFG9001 and defeat..err I mean 'pawn'...err 'pwn' all your non panty liner supporting nobs..err noobs.* , now back to the game ...

Its so bad now , you go to watch trailers of upcoming games...which are basically hype inducing adverts for the game, and you got to watch a advert before you can watch the trailer... theres adverts before you can watch the advert ! (Gametrailers are really bad for this)

Isn't paying the inflated costs for the game + equipement enough , now we got to buy sponsors products to gain items... oh and believe me , it will start with some silly cosmetic shite, but it will get worse... look at the collectors edition in game items for MMO's these days compared to what used to be exclusive in game items (good example: Star Trek Online ... least they stopped short of selling you the Enterprise , or a Picard avatar).

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