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Good value but has a major issue,
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This review is from: Assassin's Creed: Ezio Trilogy - Playstation 3 (Video Game)
So I was looking forward to this product, than I got it. First off the games are on one disc, but you have to completely install 2 and as if you downloaded the game. To have all three games you will need 17 GB of hard drive space. What is worse you still need the disc to play, 2 and Brotherhood, even though the entire game is on your hard drive. It is ridiculous 17GB is way to much.
The set is still a good deal, you are getting the games much cheaper than if you bought them individually but it would be nicer if they came on three discs and did not require so much hard drive space, or at least let you play with out the disc.
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Initial post: Nov 13, 2012 12:47:49 PM PST
L. Parnell says:
Do you have to install all 3 games at the same time, or can you pick the which game you want to install? If you have to install all of them to play 1 of them, that's a bit silly and could really mess up people who don't have a lot of spare HDD space. Having to have the disk to play is pretty common for PS3 games, though.
Posted on Nov 13, 2012 1:24:46 PM PST
Do you have the option to install AC:R or is it disc only? Thanks
In reply to an earlier post on Nov 13, 2012 3:20:45 PM PST
George Edward says:
you have the option to fully download AC II and Brotherhood, but it's really a repackaged version of Revelations.
Posted on Nov 14, 2012 3:31:52 AM PST
Most games require a disc. And those that do are generally a partial install, even if it's a lot of information.
Posted on Nov 15, 2012 2:03:07 PM PST
Aaron G. Bishop says:
Yes most games do require disc AND a partial install, but Jack I think the main point of everyone's concern is that instead of just installing data which would be arguably fine for some, it installs them as it would for downloaded games making two new icons in your game menu... you can't however play them without the disc so doing it this way is fairly stupid on ubisoft's part.
Posted on Nov 17, 2012 9:18:55 AM PST
you always need the disk its their way of preventing you from selling the game to someone else after install. plus the whole game is not downloaded just most of it
Posted on Nov 22, 2012 9:06:45 AM PST
Dawn M says:
As someone who owns a 20gb model because it's backwards compatible, this review is extremely helpful. I'll be sticking to the 360 for my AC games. Thank you, OP.
Posted on Nov 25, 2012 10:01:30 AM PST
Seth Baker says:
Was thinking about getting this since i never really gave this series a go but i don't have the space for this thanks to ps+, already have to delete and re-download stuff all the time. I am confused on why they would make the set like this rather than like they have for all the other game packs on ps3 which just tossed the dlc codes in the regular boxes and tossed them all into a sleeve.
Posted on Nov 29, 2012 4:24:14 PM PST
PS3 HDD can be upgraded relatively inexpensively and trouble free. Still hassle of digital copy and disc copy combined, lowers value to some. I didn't knock off a star for this, though.
In reply to an earlier post on Dec 1, 2012 1:55:29 AM PST
Ronai Sanzer says: