Electronic Arts and developer Respawn Entertainment revealed today that the Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order is available now for PS5 and Xbox Series.
Have to give credit where it’s due, that’s a very consumer friendly move. Is there any examples of other companies doing this before?
I believe Sony did it with Spiderman. Not certain, but pretty sure. And I got a free upgrade to the digital version of Avengers on PS5 with a physical PS4 version.
Sony made people pay for the remastered version of Spider-Man. A very unfriendly consumer move if you ask me BUT I bought it anyways because I love the game. When you have one developer offering a free upgrade and the other not it really does affect their consumer image.
So trying to make Sony look good when it's the opposite. Otherwise they will always walk over your with unfriendly consumer moves. Ugh.
Wow why didn't you edit this comment if it's completely misleading?
So many disagrees. Yet I am right. I just didn't specify Miles Morales over the 2018 original.
NBA 2K21 I didn't even have to show proof. I bought the physical mamba edition and got a free SX upgrade digitally.
Not console-related, but I would get some of the Game of the Year editions for free on Steam when I already had the base game.
Most likely anyone not named Nintendo.
That’s great, but hopefully providing proof of purchase won’t be difficult. I know I don’t have a receipt from a year ago
Id imagine it just verifies by inserting the disc into a series x / ps5
But they said they would honor those who switched to digital only consoles, but have the physical last gen media, as long as proof of purchase is provided.
What barbaric dump did you buy the disc from? Every store in 2021 saves your receipts digitally as long as you're from the U.S. I don't use Amazon or Walmart but I know everything is saved digitally with those two. Best Buy and Target where I usually buy physical games always have my digital receipt even if paid in store.
Thnx Respawn, screw EA either way. The least they could do after rushing out an obvious incomplete product
Respawn had literally no say in this decision...
Doesn't matter either way. EA deserves no praise for this decision either way. They know they rushed the development of this game and the game plays like it was rushed. Doing this one good thing doesn't excuse them from all their other anti consumer practices.
@Inverno idk. game doesn't play like it was rushed to me. I just started playing it a few nights ago after picking it up on sale recently. Granted it's your typical old, stale, slow paced combat like any other Star Wars game at it's core. I see so much potential in this game but I doubt that, given more time, Respawn would've actually hammered out the vision I see as possible. 2 cents.
I played the same game as everyone else and enjoyed it from beginning to end. I have no problem with the game itself nor Respawn and I liked the Bloodborne feel that it had as I absolutely love Bloodborne. To say that it didn't feel rushed is just lying to yourself. Every mechanic and animation lacks polish and it shows just how rushed out it was which isn't surprising since it came out close to the movie. Even after it was last patched it is still a very buggy and glitchy overall experience.
You must have played a different game from everyone else. **shrug**
Huh? Fallen Order was incomplete? How?
What the hell are you talking about? The game launched in fine shape and was received well.
Really cool move, but I know it's going to get abused.
By submitting a receipt online? And them verifying your account is playing on a digital only next gen console? Yeah this is going to get abused so badly. /s
Yes. If I buy a game in store, then give a friend my receipt. He gets the game for free digitally. Not really hard to understand.
Every physical buyers should also own the digital version, too. It's logic, and the fact that you have to buy digital copy separately is anti-consumer
So people can buy the game, redeem the digital edition, and then sell the physical copy? Do you not see how this would be problematic?
Tie the physical copy's key to the specified hardware that activates the digital copy, it that physical copy is put in another machine, the digital copy is disabled.
Man people would buy the disc and return it immediately or sell/give it to a friend. That system would never work.
Thanks but no thanks, I only do physical media, if I wanted a ps5 upgrade then I will buy a disc version again
I think it's more for people that bought a physical copy on PS4 but got the digital PS5.
Might jam this in again before FFVIIR. Feels like I just finished it, so I can wait a bit.
This is ONLY for people that have the PS5 digital edition and the Séries S but somehow ownn the game on physical média .The other people with standard systems Will have a normal free upgrade Path were ,insert the PS4/Xbox One disc version on your system and download the PS5/Xbox Séries upgraded digital edition to the system SSD and play.
Im playing it on series s through ea access and it upgraded yesterday. Plays much better now.
That’s pretty awesome. More companies should do that.
Hope this becomes the norm
looks like I shouldn't have upgraded yet. Just started the game like 3 nights ago and the upgrade has it's own trophy list. Guess I should've figured as much but still... So upgrader be warned if you're still in the process of finishing the PS4 version on your PS5....
Not sure if its the same on xb, but i upgraded yesterday and it kept my achievements
EA giving away shit what's the catch there is always a catch with EA.
kudos to EA & Respawn Entertainment.... but this is the way things need to go... they want more money for their games with & without micro transactions, companies need to give something more back too... well done & thanks EA & Respawn Entertainment.
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