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rsixvegasx360bx-9982942In one of the more joyful miscommunications of our gaming times, turns out that the Rainbow Six Vegas Black Pack, which spontaneously went missing after being on the marketplace for 800 MS points, was supposed to be free. Yup, you read that right. It “was originally intended to be free content for the fans of Rainbow Six Vegas” according to Major Nelson. All players who purchased will be reimbursed automatically in 8 to 10 weeks. That’s a bit long, but we keep hearing that word free and all anger just melts away. The Black Pack will be back on June 30, with the Red Pack being offered for free as “appreciation” on July 6. Now that’s what we’re talkin’ about! For those who purchased the pack, please make sure your account info is up to date so Microsoft can reimburse you properly.

Well, that’s a pleasant surprise … and we were just joking when we said we’d “like to think that Ubisoft was so racked with guilt over charging $10 for five maps (when that amount previously got you five maps and two new modes) that they pulled it.” Turns out, they were. So much so that they offered the same content that is already available in the PS3 version of the game for free. That word just doesn’t get old. Don’t forget to download your free Wii browser while you still can. Free, free, freediddy, free.

[Thanks Felixlighter and Stan]

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