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Assassin's Creed Syndicate Xbox One digital pre-order up, 40.27gb install

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For real man, a 2 tb external HDD is like 80 bucks. Just grab a Western Digital My Passport Ultra 2tb and hook it up to the Xbone. It's usb3.0, and according to Digital Foundry it actually outperforms the default 5400 rpm drive in the Xbone, so it's really a win win.
I really need to do this at some point.
 
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Note that the preload is actually live on Xbox One - I have it installed now.
Would cop this in the heart beat cause I just love pre-loading shit early like 3weeks before release lol...but before I do that I'm facing same dilemma with multi plats as always, need to know on which console this looks/runs the smoothest first.

Any official word from any source?
 

gossi

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Would cop this in the heart beat cause I just love pre-loading shit early like 3weeks before release lol...but before I do that I'm facing same dilemma with multi plats as always, need to know on which console this looks/runs the smoothest first.

Any official word from any source?
No word. Only PS4 has been shown I believe.

The XB1 version of Unity marginally outperformed the PS4 version.
 

eksy

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Are they really any different from mainstream publications?
Credibility.

I have more trust in an established gaming site than some random Youtuber, unprofessional and possibly horrid in skill.
 

NexusCell

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I'll probably be picking this up. Haven't played an AC game since 3, so I'm not as tired of the series as others. Probably for the better I didn't experience Unity from what I heard though. Still, Syndicate seems different enough to warrant a purchase.
 

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So they can't compress stuff and people are complaining about the usual, "Why so many gigs, why can't MS/Sony give us more!" Just delete the games you have not played in a while, or buy an external hard drive. Do you guys remember how it used to be last gen? They will add more space with newer versions and by 2016-2017, when the slim version comes out it will probably have around 2-3TB.
 

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Looking to preorder AC: Syndicate, and want to make sure I get the most pre-order DLC available. Is there more offered for free if I go for PS4 vs. Xbox One?
 

nOoblet16

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Or, dont. Buy from the UK store as then you can at least get a refund via the new consumer rights law for it being a broken game if the reports are true.
Actually you can get refunds from even US stores if you buy them from UK since it depends on where the product is brought from when you are buying digital games.SInce the place of purchase takes precedence now.

Now this wouldn't work on PSN since an NA account would require you to put a North American address and it's impossible to put a british address in it. But it is certainly possible in case of Xbox as far as I know since you can simply change there gion while keeping your original address.
 

gossi

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Actually you can get refunds from even US stores if you buy them from UK since it depends on where the product is brought from when you are buying digital games.SInce the place of purchase takes precedence now.

Now this wouldn't work on PSN since an NA account would require you to put a North American address and it's impossible to put a british address in it. But it is certainly possible in case of Xbox as far as I know since you can simply change there gion while keeping your original address.
Yeah, this isn't accurate. You can change region to US, but to purchase you need a US address on your account and US payment details (or use a US address on Amazon to buy a US Xbox voucher).
 

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Probably the size of the game.
Lol. Wouldn't argue with that. AC: Unity's last patch out of 3 was something like 14-15 GB from what I remember. Hopefully Ubisoft has a product this time that doesn't require such a large patch to address what would be considered an buggy, unfinished game.

Previews look good, and 40 GB is doable considering that the previous installment was ~ 50 GB
 

nOoblet16

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Yeah, this isn't accurate. You can change region to US, but to purchase you need a US address on your account and US payment details (or use a US address on Amazon to buy a US Xbox voucher).
Do you need to have US address on your xbox account (while purchasing the game, not while redeeming the voucher) if you buy an xbox voucher from amazon ?
 

gossi

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Yea I know about that thread, which is why I made that note in italics in my previous post.
What's stopping one from redeeming the amazon voucher, revering the address and then using the money from the voucher to buy things?
It checks. I used the process for AC Syndicate, as it happens.
 

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More like fuck Sony for not supporting external HDDs. I got 2.5 tb available for my Xbox One.
Screw Microsoft for not supporting internal HDDs. I got an Scorpio black available for my Xbox One.
 

webkatt

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I'm super sad Crossing Eden got banned so near the syndicate release.

but he probably would have been banned during its release
 

Madness

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For real man, a 2 tb external HDD is like 80 bucks. Just grab a Western Digital My Passport Ultra 2tb and hook it up to the Xbone. It's usb3.0, and according to Digital Foundry it actually outperforms the default 5400 rpm drive in the Xbone, so it's really a win win.
That's still $80-$100 bucks above and beyond the console investment. It wouldn't be so bad if you didn't have to install discs. But come on, these guys couldn't add a 1tb hard drive? 4 full games and you start to push the limit of a 500gb HDD. But instead the costs are pushed to consumers. Sony doesn't allow external drives, MS doesn't allow internal drives etc.