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UchihaKarasu
07-19-2009, 11:53 AM
Well, I'm thinking guys....sometimes that's a bad thing, lol.

I dunno if I should pre-order AC2.
Seeing how fast the first one sold out, there's a good chance the sequel will sell out just as fast, if not faster.
Buuut....
I don't want to pre-order and then find out they released a special/collector's edition of the game.

What should I do peeps?

Charlie_Romeo
07-19-2009, 11:57 AM
leave it about a month before the game comes out we should know whats what by then

EmperorxZurg
07-19-2009, 11:59 AM
I pre-ordered the white edition at Gamestop and they said if they do get the black version I can upgrade it, since I haven't really "paid" for it yet.

Xanatos2007
07-19-2009, 12:23 PM
I've pre-ordered the Black Edition from EB Games. I'll probably take a week off school to play it through, possibly more than once. Afterwards I'll post a review of it here.

Danvish
07-19-2009, 01:21 PM
Well, I would have pre-ordered the Black Edition if they shipped it to Israel, but since they aren't doing it, I'm probably going to pre-order it through Steam, like a week before it's out.

I think you should pre-order, it's one of the most talktaive games of the year, and you should secure your copy.

Btw, from where did you all invited?

Biomedical-Fire
07-19-2009, 01:34 PM
I would go by how many pre-orders that has been taken by the place where you plan to buy it. As for me, I can take my time in pre-ordering because the Gamestop where I get my games from has zero pre-orders because everyone is waiting with bated breath in whether or not that NA will get a CE of AC:2.

L.Cie
07-19-2009, 07:42 PM
I preordered both editions xD xD

I say preorder it if you think it's going to sell out fast, it's the best way to secure a copy on day 1.

Jebedai
07-19-2009, 11:57 PM
I wonder if anyone can answer this? I would pre-order the PC version but I dont see the extra content (map) being included with the PC thats being included with the xbox 360 and the PS3 editions. Can anyone enlighten me on this?

Thanks in advance

Xanatos2007
07-20-2009, 12:16 AM
PC always has better graphics and less glitching, I think they're just trying to balance it out over the consoles. I don't think the map is necessary anyway, a map came with my copy of Far Cry 2 and I've only ever used it to mark the locations of the tapes, which don't ad any in-game bonuses.

Danvish
07-20-2009, 12:43 AM
The Black and White editions are only for the console? That's just stupid.

Xanatos2007
07-20-2009, 01:05 AM
The Black Edition is for PC and X-Box, the White Edition is for PS3. Black is better though.

Biomedical-Fire
07-20-2009, 02:33 AM
Originally posted by Danvish:
The Black and White editions are only for the console? That's just stupid. According to JB Hi-Fi in Australia, the White Edition is for PC, PS3 and the 360.

Another thing that is stupid is that the Black and White Editions aren't for all markets. Apparently they don't know how to show the love say like an Activision/Infinity Ward with their Hardened and Prestige Editions or EA/Bioware with their Dragon Age: Origins CE.

Danvish
07-20-2009, 03:19 AM
Anyone knows if any of the stores makes delivery to Israel? I can't seem to find any that does. If they do, I'd order the black edition right away.

Biomedical-Fire
07-20-2009, 03:30 AM
Originally posted by Danvish:
Anyone knows if any of the stores makes delivery to Israel? I can't seem to find any that does. If they do, I'd order the black edition right away.

I tried searching for you, but unfortunately all my avenues turned into roadblocks. Sorry!

Veagor
07-20-2009, 04:38 AM
I have preordered both. And the Black edition is for ps3 as well

sacredmoon101
07-20-2009, 09:06 AM
I'm waiting to pre-order. If they don't come out with a CE before it comes out, I'll probably just pre-order from GameStop.

Stormpen
07-20-2009, 09:25 AM
The Black Edition is for PC and X-Box, the White Edition is for PS3

WHAT??!! http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_eek.gif

Oh no, my aunt in the UK preordered the black edition for me, but I only have a PS3!!!

ARE YOU SURE???

Xanatos2007
07-20-2009, 09:32 AM
My mistake, EB Games Australia has it over all 3 platforms. You have nothing to worry about, except maybe an SAS squad storming the cargo ship looking for a nuclear warhead and having it sunk by two Russian MIGs...

Stormpen
07-20-2009, 09:39 AM
My mistake, EB Games Australia has it over all 3 platforms. You have nothing to worry about, except maybe an SAS squad storming the cargo ship looking for a nuclear warhead and having it sunk by two Russian MIGs...

I can deal with THAT, but not my Aunts fury....

Charlie_Romeo
07-20-2009, 09:44 AM
is there a white edtion for u.k gamers xbox 360?
i've looked but kant find any http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Danvish
07-21-2009, 09:32 AM
Originally posted by Xanatos2007:
My mistake, EB Games Australia has it over all 3 platforms. You have nothing to worry about, except maybe an SAS squad storming the cargo ship looking for a nuclear warhead and having it sunk by two Russian MIGs...

You're wrong man, that's the Activision's cargo ship.

Danvish
07-21-2009, 09:56 AM
Originally posted by Xanatos2007:
I've pre-ordered the Black Edition from EB Games. I'll probably take a week off school to play it through, possibly more than once. Afterwards I'll post a review of it here.

Can you give me a link? I've been to EB games and couldn't find the Black Edition product.

Xanatos2007
07-21-2009, 10:08 AM
http://www.ebgames.com.au/prod...&title=Black+Edition (http://www.ebgames.com.au/productSearch.cfm?sort=sd&platform=&title=Black+Edition)

It's on the Aus website, hopefully they ship to Israel. By they way, a fan of tactical shooters? There's a game coming out soon called ARMA 2, it classifies itself as a 'military simulator' rather than an FPS. Looks pretty good; realistic ballistics, tactics, AI, inventory.

Danvish
07-21-2009, 10:17 AM
Originally posted by Xanatos2007:
http://www.ebgames.com.au/prod...&title=Black+Edition (http://www.ebgames.com.au/productSearch.cfm?sort=sd&platform=&title=Black+Edition)

It's on the Aus website, hopefully they ship to Israel.

I'll send then an E-mail, thanks a lot mate.

Anyone knows any other sites that have the PC Black Edition (could be everywhere in the world).

Grimm-X67
07-22-2009, 03:26 PM
Originally posted by Charlie_Romeo:
is there a white edtion for u.k gamers xbox 360?
i've looked but kant find any http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_frown.gif

Let's make this clear for everyone.

Black Edition is for X360, PC, and PS3

White Edition is PS3 ONLY.

Back on topic, you should pre-order it as you get the extra level. Now it coudl jsut be your regular code that'll be on GameFAQS two seconds after the game is released but it's good to be safe. I'm totally paying my copy off one month in advance since my birthday is on October. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_biggrin.gif Can't wait!

EmperorxZurg
07-22-2009, 04:12 PM
ur not including the USA on that right?
We got white edition for 360

bokeef04
07-22-2009, 04:39 PM
not sure where he got that impression from cause Australia also has white edition on 360 and PC

Danvish
07-22-2009, 11:31 PM
You guys buying the Black Edition for the bonus quests?...

I was gonna buy it for the figurine, the book and that stuff.

Xanatos2007
07-23-2009, 12:12 AM
Same, the conspiracy book looks pretty cool. The bonus missions/areas look like they might reveal some interesting details as well. And, of course, the soundtrack by Jesper Kyd.

Grimm-X67
07-24-2009, 03:17 PM
Last time I checked the White Edition was only for the PS3, and where in the US do you live that you can actually get any Special Edition of this game?

Xanatos2007
07-24-2009, 03:20 PM
US Embassies around the world. http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_smile.gif

Edengoth
07-25-2009, 03:12 AM
Originally posted by Xanatos2007:
PC always has better graphics and less glitching, I think they're just trying to balance it out over the consoles. I don't think the map is necessary anyway, a map came with my copy of Far Cry 2 and I've only ever used it to mark the locations of the tapes, which don't ad any in-game bonuses.

*palms forehead* He meant the bonus map, Palazzo Medici, an extra area in the game. Not those shiny maps of the whole game that come in the box.

(By the way, the only reason I palm my forehead as such is that you are generally pretty on the ball in every other topic I've seen you comment in, Xanatos. :P)

Xanatos2007
07-25-2009, 04:06 AM
Oh, right. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blush.gif Well why didn't he say 'new mission' or something? As far as I can tell only the Special Editions get any sort of new quest or areas to unlock, I don't think it matters what platform it's on.

Edengoth
07-25-2009, 04:15 AM
Originally posted by Xanatos2007:
Oh, right. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blush.gif Well why didn't he say 'new mission' or something? As far as I can tell only the Special Editions get any sort of new quest or areas to unlock, I don't think it matters what platform it's on.

Well, the US X360 and PS3 versions have a bonus map if pre-ordered from gamestop, completely separate from the bonus missions in the special white and black editions. But PC gamers have no such luck it seems.

caswallawn_2k7
07-25-2009, 04:21 AM
Ubi recently has been not supporting PC for DLC so chances are if it is a DLC PC wont get it.

UchihaKarasu
07-25-2009, 10:57 AM
Hey, guys, they have the Pre-Order for the Black Edition on Half.com....
how does that work http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif

MrNussbaum
07-25-2009, 12:50 PM
Originally posted by Edengoth:
<BLOCKQUOTE class="ip-ubbcode-quote"><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-title">quote:</div><div class="ip-ubbcode-quote-content">Originally posted by Xanatos2007:
Oh, right. http://forums.ubi.com/images/smilies/blush.gif Well why didn't he say 'new mission' or something? As far as I can tell only the Special Editions get any sort of new quest or areas to unlock, I don't think it matters what platform it's on.

Well, the US X360 and PS3 versions have a bonus map if pre-ordered from gamestop, completely separate from the bonus missions in the special white and black editions. But PC gamers have no such luck it seems. </div></BLOCKQUOTE>

Actually, the pre-order bonus map in the US isn't completely separate from the bonus map in the white and black editions. It's the Palazzo Medici which is one of the maps in the black edition, for sure, not sure about the white edition.

caswallawn_2k7
07-25-2009, 12:53 PM
Originally posted by UchihaKarasu:
Hey, guys, they have the Pre-Order for the Black Edition on Half.com....
how does that work http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif
sevral ebay sellers are putting black up for sale, based purly on the fact they have black edition preorderd (but they may not get it) I would avoid the Ebay sales as they are based on pre orders and any1 can tell you alot of shops give out more pre orders than they actualy recive hard copies.

Edengoth
07-25-2009, 02:19 PM
Originally posted by MrNussbaum:

Actually, the pre-order bonus map in the US isn't completely separate from the bonus map in the white and black editions. It's the Palazzo Medici which is one of the maps in the black edition, for sure, not sure about the white edition.

Hmm in that case I might just hold out for a US Black Edition then.

thekyle0
07-25-2009, 05:02 PM
I agree. Anybody here in America is better off waiting until official word on whether or not it will ship directly here. Personally I'm going to hold out until mid October to make the pre-order from GameStop.

Biomedical-Fire
07-26-2009, 02:58 PM
Originally posted by UchihaKarasu:
Hey, guys, they have the Pre-Order for the Black Edition on Half.com....
how does that work http://forums.ubi.com/groupee_common/emoticons/icon_confused.gif

Just like any other auction with the "buy it now" option, you have so many days to make your payment to them. However, if you're still not sure, then e-mail the seller a question. I tend to agree with Cas though, there could be way more pre-orders than there are product and there could be no guarantee that they will be able to secure as many as they are auctioning off. Also the same thing could happen with the Black Edition that happened to the Fable CE, way more pre-orders than there is product, but I don't see that happening. Or you could just wait until after the Black Edition releases and then buy it from ebay.