Assassin's Creed III
Assassin's Creed III To Utilise 'Erudito Credits' For Micro-Transactions
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As spotted on the Xbox Live Marketplace by WorthPlaying, it appears that Assassin's Creed III will offer players the chance to purchase some of the higher level multiplayer items by exchanging real cash (well, Microsoft Points anyway) for in-game currency called 'Erudito Credits'.

The Erudito Credits are available in denominations of 20, 50, 155, 380 and 925 with the most expensive of the points packs costing 1600 Microsoft Points. "Buying this pack will grant you 925 Erudito Credits in-game, allowing you to acquire some game items, disregarding your current level," reads the blurb on the XBL Marketplace.

So, if you fancy upsetting the multiplayer balance and giving yourself a potentially unfair advantage, then why not spend some cash and grant yourself a bit of an edge? Get your Erudito Credits ready for Assassin's Creed III, which launches tomorrow in North America and on October 31st in Europe.

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Comment #1 by xKRAIZEEMANx
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:08:13 PM
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I'll pass on this. I will only play MP long enough to get the achievements anyways. I hope this is not a sign of things to come....

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Comment #2 by MasterKingz
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:09:20 PM
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Exchange Currency for Points then Points for Credits =/

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Comment #3 by Kizen
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:12:11 PM
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Tis not unfair, a scrub with Poison is still a scrub. This ain't like (xenu-forbid it was) MW3 where a ACR is on top at almost all times.

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Comment #4 by shavron
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:12:33 PM
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I've never been a fan of paying for something that I'm going to unlock eventually anyway.

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Comment #5 by zombie stomp52
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:14:13 PM
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micro transactions for MP?
this is something I'd expect from CoD, and Activision, not AC and Ubisoft... =/

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Comment #6 by LickableLemons7
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:14:33 PM
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So this basically works like those specialist shortcut kits from Battlefield 3?

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Comment #7 by ponypo2001
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:17:06 PM
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Pay to win becoming the norm now. Very sad state of affairs.

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Comment #8 by davidani
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:19:04 PM
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Not fair. Not fair at all

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Comment #9 by kitch
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:19:24 PM
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Sod that shit! On a good note had email saying my ac3 has been sent out!!

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Comment #10 by Gackt
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:21:11 PM
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Fuckin Pay 2 Win...time to stop supporting Ubi Soft.

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Comment #11 by ZLU CORONA
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:23:18 PM
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@10 YEP...after this this game look sick!

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Comment #12 by Gackt
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:24:59 PM
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@11 Im still gonna play it, but I'm renting...they are not getting a dime from me.

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Comment #13 by SonOfStayPuft
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:34:24 PM
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So basically, we'll have Lower Level players around the same rank as us having an advantage? Fuck that Ubisoft. How's that fair? Let them have Outfits or whatever, but giving them the Videogame equivalent of Steroids isn't sporting on your part Ubi.

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Comment #14 by gmcb007
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:34:55 PM
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So basically we can expect to be constantly killed by overpowered players who have more money than sense? This is low.

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Comment #15 by TheDeceiver35
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:44:58 PM
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It appears Ubisoft is no longer just content to continually screw over pc gamers, they have decided to completely unbalance the multiplayer aspects of their games as well.

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Comment #16 by Rastaman20
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:45:11 PM
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wow wtf ubisoft? so basicly some fucking meganerd who cant wait qand earn his keep can spend money and get every weapon that i have to work for? fuck that.

i can see points for like other skins and color s and suits for the online and shit or different variations of the weapons you ALREADY HAVE UNLOCKED THROUGH LEVELING but yea that really kills the MP

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Comment #17 by ponypo2001
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:47:31 PM
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The other thing that pisses me off is that the fucking modders will soon have saves for download that give you all that crap for free and probably make you invincible and fly around the map, thus making earning those multiplayer achievements even harder. This happened with Bioshock 2 and I was never able to face another game of that due to all the cheaters.

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Comment #18 by Samigi
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:49:32 PM
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WTF ARE THEY THINKING?! This will be so unfair, if you buy the points you are a douche.

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Comment #19 by linktriforce007
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:50:25 PM
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So this is like Mass Effect 3?

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Comment #20 by Enigk
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:54:12 PM
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Least the MP achievements look fairly straight forward. Let idiots pay for an advantage. More money than sense. Will give you all the more satisfaction when you beat them and they regret the money they wasted.

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Comment #21 by Euthanatos12
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 01:56:21 PM
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A little too much whining. Micro-transactions are already all over the place. They are going to be in everything by next gen. They exist in MMORPGs, Facebook games, tons of console shooters/racing games and even RPGS. This kind of thing is the future. Why? Because most gamers are grown-ups that have jobs/money but limited time, and they're willing to pay for short cuts or having an edge against the 12 year old no-lifes that can farm or play all day. If you're outraged by this, you're either cheap or twelve. Besides, Assassin's Creed MP isn't even good. What's the big deal?

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Comment #22 by Rodeo Legend
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:02:06 PM
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@21 is right and the whole thing makes me sick to my stomach,

The problem I am having is I actually do like Assassin's Creed MP, but it may not last long with this lame micro-transaction stuff.

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Comment #23 by SasileUchiha92
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:03:58 PM
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I really hate what the gaming industry has become.

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Comment #24 by Snowed
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:04:18 PM
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Fuck this. Literally just cancelled my Amazon preorder. Ubisoft continues to ruin gaming. I will log on to my roommate's Amazon account and cancel his too. I REFUSE to let him support this kind of thing. I literally feel ill.

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Comment #25 by Akatsuki Sensor
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:04:39 PM
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First Forza, now this. This will grow to be the norm in games, people won't need to work towards having the most powerful weapons, the best gear, this will turn online gaming into shit. I gurantee it. Fucking horrendous, this is.

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Comment #26 by DarqStalker
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:06:34 PM
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Glad there are only a few MP achievements. If this was the first game of this IP with these P2W tactics, I would never of bought it. But since I love the franchise I am still buying the game.

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Comment #27 by Samigi
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:06:49 PM
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@21 it's not CHEAP though is it.

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Comment #28 by Vigor
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:11:10 PM
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Comment #29 by donlowc06
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:11:16 PM
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So how many of you east coast residents going to go out and get ACIII during the storm??

At least they have an legit excuse to stay inside and play video games all day :-)

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Comment #30 by Boro Iz Rich
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:12:42 PM
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Ha! I'll play the MP to get the achievements and then NEVER touch it again; should have been SP only to begin with.

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Comment #31 by RDrules
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:13:05 PM
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well thats me never touching the MP... though if it was as boring as the last 2 thats not a big deal

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Comment #32 by Kite87
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:13:52 PM
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@24 who the hell are you his mother!? Let him buy what ever game he wants. It's his money...

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Comment #33 by Samigi
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:19:04 PM
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@32 That's what I was thinking. I'd be pissed off if I came home to find out my roommate had cancelled ac3!

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Comment #34 by Olliezilla
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:23:23 PM
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Getting AC3 and Hitman for Xmas. Halo 4 next week!

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Comment #35 by Dr Popodopolus
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:25:39 PM
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I've already hacked #24's account and re-ordered his pre-order. No worries :)

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Comment #36 by jamie1000013
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:30:50 PM
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Uh-oh I think Ubisoft has been hanging out with Acti and EA to long.

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Comment #37 by Gackt
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:34:36 PM
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@#21 Just because it's everywhere doesn't mean we have to like it. If console gaming starts down this path it will quickly destroy a lot of games. MT's have no place in games unless its purely cosmetic...but in this case, it's not.

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Comment #38 by jamie1000013
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:36:03 PM
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@35 Don't worry guys I've recancelled #24's preorder and cancelled Dr Popodopolus's as well along with his My Little Pony box set. Just kidding.

I'm still debating about whether to get this or not because I am getting NFS:MW2 and that will tide me over for a bit. I was also a little disappointed with the last game, I'll wait for the reviews.

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Comment #39 by Spectreshade85
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:47:09 PM
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I'm disappointed. The MP was something I was really looking forward to. These stupid douches that run around the entire time ruin the game. Now the same running douches are going to have better gear than I am? I've always hated the "pay to win" mentality. Anyone can blow 20 bucks for the best item. Not everyone can earn it. Blargh. Bad taste in my mouth now.

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Comment #40 by CyberPunch83
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:48:25 PM
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It's bad enough we're shelling out 2400 MSP for the Season Pass. Now they want even more to get an unfair edge in multiplayer? No thanks. #36 was right, Ubisoft has been spending too much time with Activision and EA again.

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Comment #41 by kinjoking
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 02:53:35 PM
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everyone knows ac's mp sucks brass ones, this announcement is just the 'special' brown icing on the turd burgler cake. am buying the game but what i suggest is for those that want a legit MP experience, should form a group to play regular until youve reached lv20 and unlocked the chievos then never touch mp again.

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Comment #42 by Felipe Balocco
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:02:03 PM
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I'd like more Assassin's Creed if the franchise had remained as a single player franchise.

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Comment #43 by Vigor
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:03:44 PM
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Buying the 1600 pack on day 1 and hiding in some uber ambush :D

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Comment #44 by BrySkye
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:04:56 PM
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I'd wait and see how easy it is to earn those credits in-game before jumping to say it's Pay to Win.
If it requires dozens of hours to earn a small amount, then it'll match the typical mobile-phone concept of pay-to-win.

To be honest, what this mainly shows is how flawed the concept is of having multiplayer unlockables that significantly impact the gameplay in the first place.

That's the more fundamental problem.

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Comment #45 by Phunky
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:08:09 PM
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So greedy, ruining a multiplayer just to make more money. I know that's the name of their game but still... the same thing ruined the Fight Night Champion online from day 1 as well, people spending 1000's of points so they could ko people in just a few shots. Whatever happened to being good at a game just because you're good at it, not because you bought your way there.

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Comment #46 by RDrules
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:14:20 PM
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@44 easy or hard its still pay to win... just a little more or less unfair

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Comment #47 by Snake Sock
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:16:53 PM
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Ashame, but I play the AC series for the Story mode, multi player mostly for the achievements. Won't be purchasing these weapons/perks.

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Comment #48 by ThousandLegs01
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:24:22 PM
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I wouldnt of minded if people payed for a lvl up boost that lasts a limited time but to unlock items early just seems a bit dumb really

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Comment #49 by Fozki Razormaid
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:46:12 PM
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are ubisoft gonna be like capcom

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Comment #50 by DecadentBeaver
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:54:36 PM
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Looks like all the EA haters will move on and start hating Ubisoft now.

Wouldn't dream of making any of these micro transactions.

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Comment #51 by Jack Frost
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:55:31 PM
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See, what Ubisoft are thinking is this:

Having a group of players who paid for the advantage dominating those that didn't in hopes that the latter group will become so pissed off (not at Ubi, but the players with the advantage) that they'll dump some cash into Eurodoritos (the nacho-cheese-flavored currency) to try and level the playing field.

Too bad for Ubisoft that even the biggest AC fans hate AC Multiplayer so I think this will just backfire on them and many will just choose not to play - achievements or not.

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Comment #52 by Vigor
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 03:56:54 PM
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Just sold my car to buy more packs, w00t.

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Comment #53 by Neomalysys
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:06:07 PM
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It says some game items regardless of level that doesn't mean weapons are guaranteed and AC multiplayer was always unbalanced. It could just be skins and stuff because if I remember right in Brotherhood everything was level locked even stupid shit like emblems and titles.

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Comment #54 by SweetBlackMagic
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:13:33 PM
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Pathetic...but I may do it just to fuck with AC MP gets so ridiculous at higher levels that I think it'd be fun to tilt the playing field a little :)

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Comment #55 by ViNyLek
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:19:20 PM
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I'll pass, all it takes is strategy. If you think someone will be overpowered because they buy this, then I'm not sure you know how MP works. I spend most of my time on F2P games on Ipad and have not spent a dime and I win 90% of my fights, which is more than OK with me... I plan to do the same in AC, paid advantage or not=P

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Comment #56 by Spanish Assault
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:20:01 PM
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wow Ubisoft...just wow.

Well I guess if anyone is dumb enough to buy it I dont fault you for selling it.

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Comment #57 by TotalBlank
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:21:19 PM
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Totally saw this coming from the start when they said they are heavily supporting Multiplayer this time around like never before. This is absolutely horrific and I canceled my pre-order as well. I'll wait to pick this up on special or pre-played eventually. This is just going to show that gaming is taking a turn for the worse.

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Comment #58 by Ice46
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:33:13 PM
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I really hate micro-transaction type deals or microsoft points being used in-game in general. Disappointed by Ubisoft, hopefully not many people will use but they will.

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Comment #59 by Crimson Ridley
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:35:13 PM
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Oh... Ubisoft...

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Comment #60 by a7x4lyf3
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:38:22 PM
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This is a god awful idea...

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Comment #61 by BeheldBryan
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:39:50 PM
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And the free-to-play model slowly starts to trickle its way into major releases. God help us all.

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Comment #62 by DragonessAthena
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 04:44:56 PM
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@19 No, in Mass Effect 3 you can use in-game credits to buy packs of items or use MSP to buy a pack. It was also just for co-op, so there was no "pay to win" because you're just playing with others, not against them.

I really hope all those multiplayer achievements can be earned in the co-op Wolfpack mode.

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Comment #63 by DOA_Rose
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 05:06:24 PM
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Ubisoft: Yo dawg, I heard you like buying points to spend on in-game content. Well we made this feature for you to buy points with your points you bought.

Seriously, that's what I took form this.

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Comment #64 by HVAC Techie
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 05:37:52 PM
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Ugh, I hate pay-to-win crap.

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Comment #65 by AltarofPlagues
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 05:43:48 PM
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I will not be buying this game.

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Comment #66 by FreiZeitGeipel
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 06:02:50 PM
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@6: Yes.

@28: ...

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Comment #67 by Louchavelli
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 06:06:10 PM
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Geez, I don't think Ubisoft is wrong in this. This is a business and they are just taking advantage at their available profit earning opportunities. You know, you do have the option of not buying it.

Now, I do agree that its cheesy. AC multiplayer is not that great anyway, so I'm with the previous posters who stated that they will just get on for the mp cheevos.

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Comment #68 by Snowed
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 06:38:26 PM
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@32 He came home and was a little ticked off at first. Then I explained to him how horrible this actually was and he agreed that the game was not worth our time. So I guess you don't know anything.

I seriously can't believe anyone is still willing to buy the game. This is literally going to ruin the entire game. Sickening you guys support this. Might as well play Runescape.

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Comment #69 by ATOMICKILA3000
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 06:45:23 PM
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@68 Can you please explain how this is going to ruin the whole game? This is clearly only for those who don't want to spend a lot of time online but still want everything unlocked. The single player will still be without a doubt my favorite campaign this year. If you and your roommate don't want to play one of this years best game because you have an OPTION to buy the unlocks, then it's your guy's loss.

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Comment #70 by Jaws as Crowns
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 07:05:04 PM
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I'll be playing single player anyway.

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Comment #71 by Nlkuysdf
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 07:12:09 PM
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@69- 68 didn't cancel his preorder and didn't cancel his friends either. He's just trying to get attention.

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Comment #73 by WalterWhite
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 07:22:41 PM
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@ #5

When has Activision ever had a microtransaction for a Call of Duty game? If you're counting map packs, then you clearly don't understand what the term microtransaction means. And they have certainly never sold anything that gave anybody an unfair advantage like this Assassin's Creed game looks to be doing. So yeah, I guess more thumbs up for people who make completely false statements.

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Comment #74 by Vigor
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 07:34:34 PM
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Just sold a kidney for more packs, w00h00t.

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Comment #75 by BBowles
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 07:56:06 PM
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I love how people are crying this is overpowered, and think that NOW they will get stomped on by other players with better gear.

Guess what? THAT'S ALREADY HOW THE MP WORKS IN AC. Matchmaking doesn't take into account your character level, it just searches. Your first game could be against a level 25 or higher person who has all kinds of abilities and bonuses you don't, and you're basically screwed. This actually gives low level players the option of buying a few upgrades to even the playing field if they wish.

Personally I'll just unlock them naturally, as even at level 1 I find myself competitive since I don't run around on rooftops like the majority of players.

For the first week or 2, this will give someone an advantage over new players. The week after that, when many players (such as myself) finally get around to playing MP, this option will give us a chance to even the playing field despite being such a low level.

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Comment #76 by BBowles
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 08:00:28 PM
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@24 You'd definintely NOT be my roommate about 5 seconds after I found out you cancelled my pre-order. Of ANYTHING.

It's assholes like you who think you can tell other people what to do that makes society a fucking shithole. So congrats!

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Comment #77 by mato69
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 09:27:29 PM
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Funny thing is that it's not even a F2P multiplayer to even have an excuse for microtransactions... Having to buy the game new AND this is bs.

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Comment #78 by Mr Yac
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 09:38:17 PM
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heh, not to mention that it's ubisoft so there's likely to be an online pass requried to play so thats another purchase that some will have to make

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Comment #79 by cstbrophy
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 10:26:26 PM
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knee jerk reactions are short sighted. when your reaction to a game having micro transactions is to not buy the game, you make micro transactions a bigger percentage of their revenue and thus more important. or you make it harder for new ips to be made.

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Comment #80 by newRECRuit2soon
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 10:33:58 PM
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i'm all about the single player and only play multiplayer for the achievements so i'll pass plus the only people who pay for this kinda stuff are teenagers or people who dont care about wasting money

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Comment #81 by EclipseofChaos
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 10:50:07 PM
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You know, I loved AC Brotherhoods multiplayer. It was one of the only games I've ever played where I actually WANTED to go back to the MP on a regular basis. The additions of titles, emblems, and the Abstergo Credits to buy your abilities and Persona custimization options in Revalations were all terrible new features. Now, they seem determined to ruin it further with these micro-transactions.

Still, if some idiot wants to shell out the cash for an advantage in a video game, I say let them! I'll earn everything through gameplay, like any TRUE gamer should. And it'll make beating those pay-to-win idiots all the sweeter.

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Comment #82 by IISpacebreakII
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 11:03:47 PM
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Basically this just means that some players with more money than skill or patience will have these weapons from the get go whilst others will have to work towards them the honest way. They shouldn't release them on day 1 though because for the first few weeks it will be the people who paid for the better inventory dominating all the leaderboards and matches.

Such a dick move, almost every company that gets a taste of money just loses their sense of respect and duty for their fanbase.

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Comment #83 by Blue Thunder28
Monday, October 29, 2012 @ 11:10:23 PM
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These overreactions are cute and making me laugh pretty loudly.. Though there's no denying this is kind of bad but on the other hand who cares.

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Comment #84 by sumthingchronic
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 01:32:02 AM
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Not best pleased about this but I suppose this is the way things are going, I suppose if it gives developers more money to make bigger and better games then I'm all for it (though I won't contribute to micro-transactions). I would rather this than them try and bump up the price of retail or proper dlc

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Comment #85 by EscapeTheApe
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 02:50:09 AM
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@ 68 Funny how you compare RuneScape to Assassin's Creed, when they're nothing alike. Also, RS has a monthly cost, no micro-transactions(as far as I know). Imagine if everyone could pay to be running around with full Dragon/Barrows, any Godsword and/or Abyssal Whip. PvP would be an even more joke than it already is...

As for the topic on hand...I'm not going to support this. I'm eventually going to play this game, but I'm not spending unnecessary money on the multiplayer. AC is always mainly about the single-player for me, even if I'm curious about testing the MP.

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Comment #86 by Crimson Ridley
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 03:21:37 AM
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@72 - You are such a dick. I had avoided much to do with the story, only checking out things I knew wouldn't spoil anything, and you go and do this?

Please, if anyone happens to skip comment #72, do not go back and read it. He's ruined the ending.

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Comment #87 by dknoxefr
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 03:25:27 AM
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@86 i know..seriously ruined my night i was sooooo anticipating this game all year now i honestly dont know if im gonna pick it up...why would someone do that?

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Comment #88 by creaper210
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 03:40:29 AM
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Why are people comparing any of this to Activision? So far, Activision is one of the only companies left that DOESN'T do micro-transactions or online passes.

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Comment #89 by AirborneRichard
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 04:50:47 AM
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The big gamestudios kinda go the same way the on-line games going as those that can be used in Facebook ect. If you want to do the higher levels you either have to reply alot of the early missions to earn points or XP to buy the better stuff or do a money transfer and buy everything right away, basicly making the game a walk in the park.
Doing this to any console game or in this special case ACIII and its MP def kills it! I,m never been a huge fan of AC having MP and i know there gamers out there totaly loving it and its their good right, but honest whats the point now playing now when some dipshit with money just goes and buy all the stuff right away and basicly makes him almost invinceble? Not to mention that there already hacks and more ready for using thru Modio and other xbox360 tools so gamers can already use these to boost their way up not only in rank but in terms of achievements. Sad world realy and MS def should do something about it. As for Ubisoft, i know its a trend these days but realy no the last thing ACIII MP needed was this, almost kills it to even go and play MP at all.

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Comment #90 by Sanchezz4387
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 06:03:49 AM
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fuck micro transactions, ubi soft what a complete dick of a move WHY!!!!!!

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Comment #91 by Lazy_FAQer
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 06:56:48 AM
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ok, now you can give me thumbs down:)

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Comment #92 by xN1GHT SH4D0Wx
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 07:08:54 AM
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cant wait for this game to bad i cant pick it up day 1

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Comment #93 by UbisoftUntouchable
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 07:55:04 AM
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That Shit Cray..

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Comment #94 by francisrossi
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 08:07:27 AM
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I bailed on AC after Ubi turned it into a milk job with tacked-on multiplayer. Kind of glad now.

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Comment #95 by Dasha UK
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 11:01:44 AM
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why has 72 not been deleted ? if thats true then hes just ruined it...

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Comment #96 by wickedclowns95
Tuesday, October 30, 2012 @ 03:08:58 PM
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Definitely not worth paying real money for. This is stupid.

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Comment #97 by Darkflame
Friday, November 02, 2012 @ 12:32:03 AM
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So I still haven't found Micro Transactions on the marketplace but I did find two MP pack unlocks for those same amounts. Are those what they changed too?

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US October 30, 2012
Europe October 31, 2012

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