Well, a developer is finally stepping forward and talking about this problem. In a recent interview with SPOnG, Rebellion's David Brikley said he agrees with gamers. (more after the break)
I'm hoping this trend is starting to go away. It seems like more and more developers are leaning toward Day one DLC where the player, if he bought the game new, can download the content for free with a code in the game box. This both encourages people to buy the game new, and let's the studio continue to add significant content and software patching during the debugging and manufacturing stages.
I suppose this article once again brings up the question of how much does your $60 dollars buy you? In the end, video games are still big business and business isn't always totally ethical.