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    AC4: Doesn't Anyone Care Else About the Community Challenge Rewards?

    I've been severly disappointed by the way Ubisoft has handled this whole Community Challenge event system. Personally, my love of AC comes primarily from the process of 100% completion, and to have the last six items LISTED IN YOUR INVENTORY but artificially locked off unless the powers that be decide their "social experiment" is worth continuing. I find it disrespectful and apathetic to do such a thing without at least releasing the items later as paid DLC.

    What frustrates me even more is how little people here seem to care. After all, all of the weapons and armor in this game is identical from a practical standpoint, so surely the fellow hunter-gatherers on this forum can appreciate the desire to complete their otherwise 100% collection with these items. I've 100%'ed every major AC release. And now the challenges aren't even happening anymore (if I am mistaken about this, please correct me), and my whole interest in the series has come to a screeching halt. Isn't anyone upset with this when so many of you care about social chests and royal convoys?
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    I don't like having to log on-line in a singleplayer game. I haven't even been able to use Kenway's Fleet because it requires a stable internet connection.
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    Still need 2 more white whales and I have sailed hundreds of miles, dozens of hours. Where are the white whales?!
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    the white whales are harder to come by these days. i just said screw it and bought 2 more whale skins to get the costume. as for the community challenges... YES... they drive me crazy. i missed out on the impoluto figurehead and i'm severely ticked about that. then i bought a PS4 and i had to start all over again... and again, no community challenges.
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    Its also extremely annoying how long the kenways fleet missions take when you do them alone. Admission shouldn't take 48 hours to complete! I am trying to get this sh#t done!
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    I know how you feel, I played almost all of the community challenge on my Xbox 360 version of AC4, and I only recently got a PS4, about a month and a half ago. So annoyingly i've missed out on all those rewards on my PS4 version and it doesn't look likely that the challenges will be happening again. :/
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    Originally Posted by travilanche Go to original post
    Still need 2 more white whales and I have sailed hundreds of miles, dozens of hours. Where are the white whales?!
    Ubisoft has heard the criticism, and promise no more white whale characters in their games.

    Seriously though, these forced "community" things are all kinds of wrong.
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    Yeah, I gave up on community challenges after I missed a few on accident. I assumed they would all be DLc at some point, or make the challenges continue for months. But then they suddenly stopped. Sucks because I try to get everything I can, even if I have to pay for it, I'll have it.
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    Do you know the BEST part of community challenge rewards?

    They give you REALLY bad weapons. There is 0 incentive to do them unless you have OCD with collectibles.
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    Originally Posted by pacmanate Go to original post
    There is 0 incentive to do them unless you have OCD with collectibles.
    The Explorer outfit was a nice cosmetic with "traditional" colors though, but yeah same goes for DLC weapons which are pretty bad as well.
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