Ubsioft Ditches Physical Game Discs For UK Xbox Collector's Edition Of Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs Legion And Far Cry 6
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Ubsioft Ditches Physical Game Discs For UK Xbox Collector's Edition Of Assassin's Creed Valhalla, Watch Dogs Legion And Far Cry 6

Chris Trout
24 August 2020

Ubisoft, what have you done?

Ubisoft, in a bizarre twist, has decided to not pursue a physical disc option for a selection of their upcoming games in the UK.

What's more interesting is that it only affects one console.

Ubisoft Stop Physical Discs For Collector's Editions

Ubisoft detailed on their website that the Collector's Edition for three of their AAA titles will not receive a physical disc.

These titles include:

Instead, players will receive a digital key to redeem instead. This is only the case for Xbox versions of the game.

PlayStation remains untouched and will keep their physical game discs.

It also seems to only apply to those in the UK, with the North American market unaffected. Ubisoft hasn't said why they've done this but it's a strangely specific audience.

So UK Xbox owners looking to get the Collector's Edition, you won't be able to trade or re-sell your copy if you redeem the game code.

What's In The Collector's Edition?

Assassin's Creed's Collector's Edition Collector's Edition will set players back £179.99 and includes:

  • Assassin's Creed Valhalla Full Game
  • Bonus Mission "The Way of the Berserker"
  • Season Pass
  • Ultimate Pack - Berserker Settlement Pack, Berserker Gear Pack, Berserker Longship Pack, Set of Runes
  • Eivor and her Drakkar statue
  • Collector's Case
  • Soundtrack
  • Lithographs
  • Certificate of Authenticity
  • 5cm Statuette of male Eivor

Far Cry 6's Collector's Edition will also cost players £179.99 and includes:

  • The Jungle Expedition Pack
  • The Croc Hunter Pack
  • The Vice Pack
  • A high-end 72cm-length replica of “Tostador”, the flamethrower weapon from the game.
  • A “How to Assemble” one-pager artwork, illustrated by the artist Tobatron.
  • A Collector's Case based on Tobatron's art style
  • Exclusive Steelbook with an emblematic design
  • A 64-page A4 format artbook featuring exclusive artworks
  • A set of 10 stickers
  • A Chorizo keyring
  • A selected soundtrack
  • World Map

Watch Dogs Legion costs slightly less at £149.99 and includes:

  • The Game
  • Season Pass
  • Ultimate Content
  • Premium Packaging
  • Exclusive Steelbook
  • DED Coronet Mask (Blue LED, 38cm High)
  • Set of 3 stickers
  • Double-sided propaganda poster

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