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    Blatant country favoritism?

    A little disappointed in you with this, Ubi. That Scars thing is a little bit of a childishly low blow for folk who refuse to use VPN's to trick their way into a game.

    Happy to have played the alpha, but making Scars region locked? You should be ashamed of yourselves for trying to purposefully give people advantages over others because of where they live, even if it is only for a Beta key.
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    I'm sure there is a reason for why SCARS was region locked. Does it make any sense that they are trying to discriminate?
    Also, if you didn't know, this thing: https://forhonor.ubisoft.com/game/en-US/rewards/ has only been available for U.S players.

    You still have a big chance to participate as they will still be sending out keys to people who have signed up, and for all we know they have something else prepared for the U.S.
    Meanwhile us Europeans won't be receiving sweet For Honor merchandise
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    Originally Posted by DraxeI Go to original post
    I'm sure there is a reason for why SCARS was region locked. Does it make any sense that they are trying to discriminate?
    Also, if you didn't know, this thing: https://forhonor.ubisoft.com/game/en-US/rewards/ has only been available for U.S players.

    You still have a big chance to participate as they will still be sending out keys to people who have signed up, and for all we know they have something else prepared for the U.S.
    Meanwhile us Europeans won't be receiving sweet For Honor merchandise
    This, have your SCAR and give me that reward...
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    As someone who lives in the US, I'm not bothered at all about he region lock for this scars promotion. There seem to be a lot of people panicking before they even start sending out keys for the closed beta. For all we know, everyone who signed up for a key may receive a key. The "closed" setting could just be that you had to at least sign up some way, not just download the game and walk in. The point is, we really don't know right now and there's no need to panic.
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    Maybe they've already decided to give a key to every US player who applies?

    Also as previously mentioned, non-yanks don't get rewards program...
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    US players don't have the slightest idea of how many US only reward programes and contests there actually are.

    First time they get left out of a pre release game event they completely blow this out of proportion. I find the overall reaction US players are having on reddit and this forum extremely distasteful and selfish. Not discussing if this region lock makes sense or not, it is in fact unusual, unprecedented even and hard to understand since we are talking about digital content, but still I'm just pointing out facts.

    The rest of the world is more than used to having this happen to them. Do we find it fair? Not really. Can we use the "US blatant favoritism argument"? Yes most time from precedence and abundance of times this happens you could very well call it "the norm". Should the argument be used the other way around when afaik this is the first time US has been locked out of a AAA pre release event? I honestly don't think so.

    If anything this will put things into perspective and make US players realize how actually lucky they are almost all the time.
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    Sorry you aren't able to participate, but there will always be events or promotions that are exclusive to different regions. There's no favoritism about it. Invites for the beta will be going out next week so lets look forward to that.
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    Oh my what is it with ppl always complaining knowing sh** about anything? Cant you even CONSIDER there might be a reason to this? Just spend a minute, or maybe even a few, before ****posting and think there might be a marceting or technical reason for this? To ensure a certain participation from specific region they might lack information or hype from?


    And please dont throw out any excuses for this kind of thing FredEx, god I beg you dont support the behaviour of excusing for nothing - neither you nor this topic did anything wrong!
    If someone comes in your store flaming around because he's not happy - kick him in the butt right out the door! Fu** Customer Satisfaction, I dont want your stupid butt in my store! Behave or leave, dont back away because your customer is unhappy. Yeah sure you need the customers because everything is worthless if they think you're stupid and wont buy anything from you, but that supports their arrogance! Remove them from the customer pool and reduce the amount of salt in the dish you intend to serve.
    You show respect, you show decensy towards the customer. He instead prooves an ungrateful brat. Kick him in the butt! That way I maybe wouldnt need to deal with employees irl that are far beyond pissed off since they are forced to fake politeness towards irrational, unfriendly, most times mistaken customers.
    But I guess you are forced too, so ignore my short glimm of rage about this topic. Thanks anyway for the efford...
    Might as well'd fit into that "Loyal fan for nothing" thread.

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    Oh and yeah before you ask: yes, SCARS works for me. Yeah I got a key from there. Sure I am hell'a gratefull to have one granted before the email invites are out. Have fun blaming everything on the fact its easy to talk big when having everything already.
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    If you're going to tell people that they don't know anything about anything, please make sure you know how to spell first. Until then, let the big boys and girls talk, alright? Alright.

    As per the locked US rewards bit, I don't advocate for that any more than I do a region locked web experience. Everybody should have access to each and every one of these materials.
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    Originally Posted by AlmightyWarlock Go to original post
    If you're going to tell people that they don't know anything about anything, please make sure you know how to spell first. Until then, let the big boys and girls talk, alright? Alright.

    As per the locked US rewards bit, I don't advocate for that any more than I do a region locked web experience. Everybody should have access to each and every one of these materials.
    But we dont, so dont tell people to stop whine while you whine.
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