Warhammer 40,000: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters, a new XCOM-like tactics game set in Games Workshop’s grimdark sci-fi universe, has players upset over exclusive items only obtainable via watching streams on Twitch. Because of player complaints, the items will be made free for all players later this month.
The game’s Twitch Drops work like Twitch Drops in many other games–watch a certain number of hours of select Twitch channels participating in the promotion and score some free in-game items. What’s upsetting some players, however, is that the items are currently exclusive to the Twitch Drop campaign and can’t be earned in-game in any other way.
Having exclusive cosmetic items for Twitch Drops isn’t exactly new–games like New World and Lost Ark, for example, have recently featured similar promotions–but the Warhammer 40K: Chaos Gate – Daemonhunters community in particular is not happy about the situation, leading to numerous negative reviews about the game on Steam that highlight the issues with its Twitch Drop promotion.
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