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Justice
03-10-2011, 04:15 AM
So, unless I have gone a bit blind there isn't a topic about this yet.

Apparently you get to join the beta as well as get a few nice goodies by pre-ordering the Collector's Edition: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=owH3Y6hK8JI

Can be found here in the Ubi shop: http://shop.ubi.com/store/ubie.../productID.226332500 (http://shop.ubi.com/store/ubiemea/en_GB/pd/productID.226332500)



Nice to see that there will be a beta, some of those goodies are quite ok (especially the booklet), but I have to admit that 60 is just a wee bit too much for a poor student like myself.

Infiltrator-SF
03-10-2011, 04:26 AM
You can pre order the standard edition for the early beta as well.

Also, I'm not a fan of in-game, non-cosmetic exclusivities for collectors editions, such as artifacts or heroes. Like I said cosmetic is fine IMO, but gameplay options are not.

Spiralkill
03-10-2011, 04:42 AM
for some reason its already off the store (u can still get a digital version).

Kartabon
03-10-2011, 05:36 AM
It looks fantastic, thanks for the heads-up justice!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

NachoAdept
03-10-2011, 08:20 AM
So didn't see anything on Ubi Store. I am guessing any pre-order would qualify for early play.

NachoAdept
03-10-2011, 08:44 AM
I did find it for sale on Ubisoft however I am confused.

THe unboxing shows well unboxing yet it says deluxe content is download only. It had also shown the music CD as well. At any rate just had some questions whether it was going to be available as a completely physical item (the CE edition).

R,
Nacho

Edit::

Link to UbiShop Content (http://shop.ubi.com/store/ubina/en_US/pd/ThemeID.8605600/productID.218942200/Might__Magic_Heroes_VI_-_Deluxe_Edition.html)

KingImp
03-10-2011, 08:48 AM
Originally posted by NachoAdept:
I did find it for sale on Ubisoft however I am confused.

THe unboxing shows well unboxing yet it says deluxe content is download only. It had also shown the music CD as well. At any rate just had some questions whether it was going to be available as a completely physical item (the CE edition).

R,
Nacho

Edit::

Link to UbiShop Content (http://shop.ubi.com/store/ubina/en_US/pd/ThemeID.8605600/productID.218942200/Might__Magic_Heroes_VI_-_Deluxe_Edition.html)

Yeah, I don't get the download only feature. How do you get the physical items that come along with the Deluxe Edition if it's only available via download?

Spiralkill
03-10-2011, 09:12 AM
according to the store support collectors edition is for US only (or few other countries they ship to). thats why you can only see a digital version.

Spiralkill
03-10-2011, 09:15 AM
THe unboxing shows well unboxing yet it says deluxe content is download only. It had also shown the music CD as well. At any rate just had some questions whether it was going to be available as a completely physical item (the CE edition).

R,

from what I understand the deluxe edition is not the collectors edition (see my above post).

Nxss
03-10-2011, 09:46 AM
Hopefully, the Collectors Edition will be back online soon so I can order it. Really don't want the download version. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Spiralkill
03-10-2011, 09:53 AM
Hopefully, the Collectors Edition will be back online soon so I can order it. Really don't want the download version.

As do I,but after talking to support i understood there is no chance i can get the CE from the ubi shop while I'm in Thailand.

at least i know that if ill really want it, later on I can get it here for really cheap price (games here sale for around 20-30$).

SwampLord450
03-11-2011, 08:24 AM
Can someone please explain why any link Ubi has provided to the CE in the US online store leads to the store's homepage? The Collector's Edition isn't available to preorder from what I can see.

Xhane
03-11-2011, 08:47 AM
The Collector edition is available only in Europe and not in all countries. If you don't see the offer when going online from your country, then, you're screwed for the Collector edition. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

But then, you have the Deluxe Digital edition where you get the poster and artbook in .pdf, the music files. In fact, you get the same content only without the ring and the T-shirt. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

SwampLord450
03-11-2011, 08:54 AM
It's only available in Europe? Bah, I wanted the T-shirt. :\
You might want to specify that in the video (if you haven't already) because I don't remember seeing a "Europe only" disclaimer (but I could've missed it).

Nxss
03-11-2011, 09:08 AM
Originally posted by Xhane:
The Collector edition is available only in Europe and not in all countries. If you don't see the offer when going online from your country, then, you're screwed for the Collector edition. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

But then, you have the Deluxe Digital edition where you get the poster and artbook in .pdf, the music files. In fact, you get the same content only without the ring and the T-shirt. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif


Well, that sucks! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif I suppose I will have to buy the digi version today then http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

KingImp
03-11-2011, 09:10 AM
Looks like those of us in North America are getting the shaft.

As per a PM from ms-kleaneasy:

As I've said on the forums there is no collectors edition in the US, or any other disc version. The reason for this when I asked was that the decision was based on demand

I'm sorry, but I find it hard to believe there is no demand here in the States. If I seem to recall correctly, this game originated here (3DO and NWC were both California based companies), so I'm sure there are plenty of fans here that want this game.

Thanks a lot Ubi for turning your nose up at a large portion of the fans that made this series as popular as it is.

Infiltrator-SF
03-11-2011, 10:03 AM
Originally posted by KingImp:
Looks like those of us in North America are getting the shaft.

Now there's something I see very seldom. Usually it's a plethora of reasons why EUs get bent over for.

Regardless, it's odd they don't put it in the US, although I will agree the majority of the fans have to be from the EU.

Nxss
03-11-2011, 10:40 AM
Ya know, I am not at all pleased at all with there not being a boxed version in the US! I really like to have a physical copy of a game and I really wish this would change before the release. That being said, as much as I hate download only games, I did buy the Deluxe version just a few minutes ago and will go buy another here in a little bit. If this wasn't Heroes, I would skip it and **** and moan til I was banned.

There is one thing though, if it turns out that it requires steam, I will cancel the preorders and never look back. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

NachoAdept
03-11-2011, 10:59 AM
OK so now the questions begs is this. I'd rather have it on Steam (if I can't have my physical copy), is it possible to order it on Steam and still get into the early BETA?

R,
Nacho

Infiltrator-SF
03-11-2011, 11:17 AM
Steam doesn't have preorders as of now. But there probably will be at some point, since Ubisoft releases everything on Steam anyway.

The question about whether or not the Steam preorders would grant beta access should be made to the devs or cms..



EDIT:

Steam preorder up now, including special deluxe version AND early beta access

http://store.steampowered.com/...48220/?snr=1_4_4__13 (http://store.steampowered.com/app/48220/?snr=1_4_4__13)

wdcryer
03-11-2011, 11:55 AM
Awesome, thanks so much! I hope the beta comes soon.

NachoAdept
03-11-2011, 12:22 PM
Steam Pre-orders are live.

KingImp
03-11-2011, 02:15 PM
I'm one who has never used Steam before, so can someone please explain what is the difference between pre-ordering through the Ubi store and pre-ordering through Steam?

SwampLord450
03-11-2011, 04:38 PM
Originally posted by KingImp:
Looks like those of us in North America are getting the shaft.

As per a PM from ms-kleaneasy:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">As I've said on the forums there is no collectors edition in the US, or any other disc version. The reason for this when I asked was that the decision was based on demand

I'm sorry, but I find it hard to believe there is no demand here in the States. If I seem to recall correctly, this game originated here (3DO and NWC were both California based companies), so I'm sure there are plenty of fans here that want this game.

Thanks a lot Ubi for turning your nose up at a large portion of the fans that made this series as popular as it is. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Agreed, I seriously can't believe there's not that much demand for it; it's a collector's edition, you don't need a lot of demand?

Mew178
03-11-2011, 05:17 PM
Originally posted by KingImp:
I'm one who has never used Steam before, so can someone please explain what is the difference between pre-ordering through the Ubi store and pre-ordering through Steam?

Well if you get it via Steam the game in integrated into the Steam client, you can maybe preload it before the release and then it gets unlocked. Also it gets patched automatically on steam.

I'm guessing Ubisoft let's you download the game and install it with some sort of Ubisoft client not sure.

You also get team Exclusive Pre-Purchase Offer
Pre-Purchase and receive access to the beta when it becomes available
Edge of Chaos: The Edge of Chaos is a sword created by Arch-Demon Nebiros that ensures its bearer pure luckiness.
Akasha: Commander of the sacred isle, Akasha is a fanatic follower of Dragon Godess Shalassa.


But basically one is tied to your steam account the other to your Ubisoft one.

I can't really say I never bought anything over Ubistore. I usually get games on Steam

NachoAdept
03-11-2011, 05:51 PM
So yeah now that the questions of CE's and Beta's being available on Steam are all settled, do we have any idea when the fun really starts? (Beta)

R,
Nacho

Crusader_Robert
03-12-2011, 03:01 AM
SO, when does the beta start??
I ordered the game yesterday and havn't received my beta key yet, or any Link that leads to the Beta download

NachoAdept
03-12-2011, 05:19 AM
It hasn't allowed for download yet on Steam. If I had to guess it might be sometime next week for Beta.

Cap292
03-12-2011, 10:04 AM
EDIT: I think I have solved my problem. Having family in the UK has turned out to be helpful.

Marcogreg13
03-13-2011, 04:59 PM
Hi ppl im from Portugal and dont see the collector edition to buy too only have deluxe edition and normal in digital mode if is only for europe please tell me Portugal is not in europe????I think ubisoft gona putt the collector BOX in shop before open beta start.
i gona wait i little more for the shop and waiting open beta...

Zanosan
03-13-2011, 05:47 PM
Can this be consider hope that North America will have a Physical releae of the game if Amazon.com has a listing?

http://www.amazon.com/Might-Ma...id=1299841557&sr=1-1 (http://www.amazon.com/Might-Magic-Heroes-VI-Pc/dp/B004M8FUMO/ref=sr_1_1?s=videogames&ie=UTF8&qid=1299841557&sr=1-1)

KingImp
03-13-2011, 10:33 PM
Originally posted by Zanosan:
Can this be consider hope that North America will have a Physical releae of the game if Amazon.com has a listing?

http://www.amazon.com/Might-Ma...id=1299841557&sr=1-1 (http://www.amazon.com/Might-Magic-Heroes-VI-Pc/dp/B004M8FUMO/ref=sr_1_1?s=videogames&ie=UTF8&qid=1299841557&sr=1-1)

Physical? Yes
Collector's Edition? No

Zanosan
03-14-2011, 10:16 AM
http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/sadeyes.gif I really hope Ubisoft changes their mnind about the NA release for the Collectors eddition or something. Fans who are willing pay extra for a CE addition I guess could order out of UK to NA? Or would that have problems with DRM?

Still, NA is a big market for games, Ubisoft gotta have something for an NA release http://media.ubi.com/us/forum_images/gf-glomp.gif

Rei-V
03-14-2011, 06:26 PM
Hey Americans, welcome to the rest of the world (for other games)!

But seriously, I agree and I sympathise http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif I would have bought this in a heartbeat - Guess I'm used to missing out on CEs however here in Australia.

Nxss
03-14-2011, 06:33 PM
Australia eh? Good thing for you the game is not rated M! Haha! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif

Rei-V
03-14-2011, 06:39 PM
Indeed! Our nany-state might have locked it down after 7pm or until we've finished our vegetables.

kleaneasy
03-16-2011, 12:04 AM
Originally posted by KingImp:
Looks like those of us in North America are getting the shaft.

As per a PM from ms-kleaneasy:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">As I've said on the forums there is no collectors edition in the US, or any other disc version. The reason for this when I asked was that the decision was based on demand

</div></BLOCKQUOTE>

There seems to be crossed wires. In replying to your message I was refering to the IL2 Cliffs of Dover game, totally my fault for assuming that was the game you meant as I had just had a flurry of messages about that game and its collectors edition, and your PT didnt specify which game you meant.

My response in that PT does NOT apply to this game

For future reference though guys please remember this is not the only game forum I manage so please be clear in contacting me what game you refer to http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/25.gif

KingImp
03-16-2011, 01:00 PM
Originally posted by ms-kleaneasy:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by KingImp:
Looks like those of us in North America are getting the shaft.

As per a PM from ms-kleaneasy:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">As I've said on the forums there is no collectors edition in the US, or any other disc version. The reason for this when I asked was that the decision was based on demand

</div></BLOCKQUOTE>

There seems to be crossed wires. In replying to your message I was refering to the IL2 Cliffs of Dover game, totally my fault for assuming that was the game you meant as I had just had a flurry of messages about that game and its collectors edition, and your PT didnt specify which game you meant.

My response in that PT does NOT apply to this game </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

My apologies for that. It never even occurred to me that you managed multiple forums.

So, now that we've established what game we are talking about, I will kindly ask again.

I'm hoping you can find out some info for us in regards to the physical copy of the Collector's Edition since those at Ubi obviously can't be bothered to respond to our inquiries. The only response was from Xhane who simply said, and I quote, you're screwed. I'm sorry, but I've never seen a more unprofessional response from a company's PR department in my life.

Anyway, when you go to Ubisoft's store, the only 2 options available are for the Regular Edition and the Deluxe Edition (download only). There is no actual link for a Collector's Edition (physical copy) and a lot of us do not want the download only version.

If you can, could you please find out what the deal is with this and why we are being denied the opportunity to have a physical copy of the Collector's Edition?

DaventryGnome
03-17-2011, 03:05 PM
I agree with KingImp. Please find out what the deal is and let us know as soon as possible. Your newest post gives me a small shred of hope.

raider_manhc
03-18-2011, 06:33 AM
So WHEN does the beta come? when can we play it... I bought the collector edition 1-2 weeks ago.. but have not received any beta key or link yet....so ubisoft... WHEN!!!!!!

znork
03-18-2011, 08:00 AM
Originally posted by raider_manhc:
So WHEN does the beta come? when can we play it... I bought the collector edition 1-2 weeks ago.. but have not received any beta key or link yet....so ubisoft... WHEN!!!!!!

i would not be suprised if you hade to wait until mid april. But ther has been no offical date set. You will get a mail when they are ready.

Kartabon
03-19-2011, 07:09 AM
Asking here for the beta key won't let you get it before. You will get 'em when the beta will be released!

shop2B5563D26
03-26-2011, 06:42 AM
Hi to everyone. I bought the collectors edition + Beta Access yesterday. But Access of beta is not avaiable yet. When will be?

Greetings from Spain.

znork
03-26-2011, 06:21 PM
If you hade taken youre hard eraned time to read two posts up you would have hade an ide.

Nalafein
03-29-2011, 03:07 AM
hmm, my fingers are acheing for beta.. give it allready http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif! let me play! i actually woke up today quite excited for the game.

There might be alot of bickering on the forums, so i would like to extend a gratitude for you the creators, thank you for making h6! your doing a good job http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

znork
03-29-2011, 03:27 AM
Originally posted by Nalafein:
hmm, my fingers are acheing for beta.. give it allready http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_razz.gif! let me play! i actually woke up today quite excited for the game.

There might be alot of bickering on the forums, so i would like to extend a gratitude for you the creators, thank you for making h6! your doing a good job http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Writing nice stuff dose help. Im looking forward to the game myself. But a project likt this will take time.

Codename-49
04-04-2011, 01:58 AM
hi there,
anyone knows if there will be Collector's edition available on amazon.co.uk?
in Polish stores there are both standard and collector's but I hate to play the game in my native language... only English!!

and second question... is there possibility to buy earlier NORMAL (not digital) game edition and also get the beta access?

JBGigas
06-13-2011, 09:48 AM
Hi!
I have pre-ordered my copy of HoMM 6 Collector Edition from my local gamestore (Gamestop) because I couldn't order it anymore from the Ubishop.
Now my question is: Will/ or how can I get to the beta?

karin003
06-13-2011, 10:43 AM
You would have to ask Gamestop.

PureArmageddon
06-13-2011, 12:27 PM
Don't be so impatient. If you get the game you're going to play it at first, but later you get tired of it. Just have patience.