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BeCk41
08-24-2012, 10:43 AM
So I would really like to pre-order AC3 Deluxe Edition for PC, only I'm a little confused as to whether this game is downloaded only from the Ubisoft store or do they send it to you? I saw a download button but after you purchase the game, do you just go on Uplay or Ubisoft's main site to get it? This stopped me from pre-ordering it and I would really like to hold a copy of the game in my hand rather than download it from the internet.

Any clarification would help a lot! thanks

Mr_Shade
08-24-2012, 10:53 AM
So I would really like to pre-order AC3 Deluxe Edition for PC, only I'm a little confused as to whether this game is downloaded only from the Ubisoft store or do they send it to you? I saw a download button but after you purchase the game, do you just go on Uplay or Ubisoft's main site to get it? This stopped me from pre-ordering it and I would really like to hold a copy of the game in my hand rather than download it from the internet.

Any clarification would help a lot! thanks


Hi..

It completely depends on what you order?

If you order the digital copy of a game, you only get a download - hence the name - you will get a download link emailed to you - or if you order it via the new Uplay PC client, it's in there [like steam]

If you are ordering a digital download - ones from the store only have a 30 day download window [so make sure to back up that download!!] - BUT - if you use the Uplay PC client, you can download as many times as you like, with no time limit ;)

So, Uplay PC is a better option, if you think you can't make a backup.

example of download version option:
http://shop.ubi.com/store/ubiemea/en_GB/pd/ThemeID.8605700/productID.247034800/Assassins-Creed-III-Special-Edition.html


If you order one of the special editions with physical items, then they will send you the retail disc and items.. in a box...

example:

http://shop.ubi.com/store/ubiemea/en_GB/pd/ThemeID.8605700/productID.247998800

It should be clear on the order page what you are ordering - on the ubishop at least - PC Downloads - Have the download indicator on the button ;)

http://drh.img.digitalriver.com/DRHM/Storefront/Site/ubiemea/cm/images/site/btn_pc_download.jpg

PC Download = digital only version - so any maps / books etc - will be in a digital format [pdf] sound tracks will be MPS

http://drh.img.digitalriver.com/DRHM/Storefront/Site/ubiemea/cm/images/site/btn_pc.jpg

Physical PC item = you get 'real' items ;)


If you order via the Uplay PC client - then all versions are Download ONLY

If you are ordering else where, then you need to check.

BeCk41
08-26-2012, 10:09 AM
Oh ok thanks for the clarification

So when it comes time when the game is released I can download it up until 30 days?