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Ubisoft wants you to know that there’s no charge for Far Cry 6 upgrades

The Outerhaven writes: While some companies are requiring people to pay to upgrade to next-gen versions of games, Ubisoft has announced that the PS4 and Xbox One versions of Far Cry 6 are eligible for upgrades to the PS5 and Xbox Series X|S versions.

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mudakoshaka43d ago

So typical of money-grabbin Ubisoft! Oh, wait, this is actually good. Am just not used to Ubisoft doing anything that will not end up in players paying more to play a game. My bad! Good job, Ubisoft!

NeoGamer23242d ago (Edited 42d ago )

I don't know why this is even news. It is sad that this needs to be news. All it tells me is that some publishers are consumer friendly and other are money milkers.

There is no justification to charge gamers for two generations of games when the publisher ships games on two generations of consoles. This is a blatant cash grab and every gamer that falls for it, is supporting a bad practice.

Some publishers have been really good about this (Ubisoft) and others have been horrible and inconsistent.

Furthermore, games have been developed on PC for a long time supporting multiple capability devices. You don't buy a game for an Intel i3 packed with a cheap intel graphics card, and then have to re-pay to buy the game again when you buy and Intel i7 with some super 4k graphics card. Why is it any different on console? Console publishers that charge you twice are ripping you off, their PC versions don't require a second version.

ScootaKuH43d ago

Well isn't that charitable of them?

PhillyDillyDee43d ago

Fortunately it seems only Activision and Sony do this as of now. Oh and 505…

PhillyDillyDee43d ago

I couldnt remember if they did. I guess probably for their sports games. I know not for all of them because the recent star wars titles got free upgrades in my library.

ocelot0743d ago

Upone the ps5 release they allowed you to upgrade PS4 version of FIFA 2021 to ps5. This year if you want the upgrade you need to buy the £90 ultimate edition.

Bathyj43d ago

Yeah they just have a AU$160 version of their game.

Knushwood Butt43d ago

Some of the prices on the digital versions are insane. Some people pay this?!

BioShockGX43d ago

That's because there are no next gen features for this game lmao

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