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Topic # 230347 20-Feb-2018 11:32
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I am really disappointed at what this is going to end up being. I wanted a single player campaign, but it's not really playable alone it would seem. I had hoped it was a cross between AC: Black Flag and Sid Miers Pirates!

 

Well, that is off my list for now. 


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  Reply # 1960843 20-Feb-2018 11:42
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Yes, this was on my radar (ha see what I did there) but the multiplayer focus has definitely put me off. Like you, I was hoping for a Sid Meier's: Pirates type game with option for multiplayer as well. Ahh well, will reserve judgement until it actually comes out and perhaps pick it up on sale.






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  Reply # 1960885 20-Feb-2018 11:46
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Its always been m/player focused from the start I thought, at least thats how I always viewed it.

 

I'll prob grab it, doubt any of my mates will though, so will have to find some more ;)

 

 





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  Reply # 1960905 20-Feb-2018 12:16
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Only reason I'll even be playing it is because it's a part of Game Pass.




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  Reply # 1960907 20-Feb-2018 12:17
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I was going to get GP for it, but in the end I don't think I'll end up with either. Maybe when Crackdown 3 is released I might. 

 

 


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  Reply # 1960909 20-Feb-2018 12:20
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I just need a reason to actually use my XBONE.

 

It just sits there gathering dust while I play my PS4.




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  Reply # 1960912 20-Feb-2018 12:25
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HiddenChin:

 

I just need a reason to actually use my XBONE.

 

It just sits there gathering dust while I play my PS4.

 

 

 

 

I felt that way, I am not sure I put 20 hours total on my xbox one original and xbox one S, but I got The Division for $10 at Xmas for the Xbox One and I have put about 3 times that many hours on it since. 

 

It helps I won an Xbox One X at xmas time. The backwards compatibility, play on W10 over a remote connection and xbox exclusives have made me happier. I don't even hate the controller as much as I used to, though I still head and shoulders prefer my PS4 Pro.

 

The UI on the Xbox One is hideous, I cannot understand MS persisting with it. 

 

 




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  Reply # 1960952 20-Feb-2018 13:31
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maoriboy:

 

Yes, this was on my radar (ha see what I did there) but the multiplayer focus has definitely put me off. Like you, I was hoping for a Sid Meier's: Pirates type game with option for multiplayer as well. Ahh well, will reserve judgement until it actually comes out and perhaps pick it up on sale.

 

 

 

 

Apparently, there is no map (well it's inside the ship) and you can't easily sail the ship on your behalf. 

 

Sounds like a nightmare requiring consistent quality of seaman ship from every player you interact with.

 

Too much hard work.

 

 


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  Reply # 1960977 20-Feb-2018 13:57
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networkn:

 

Sounds like a nightmare requiring consistent quality of seaman ship from every player you interact with.

 

Too much hard work.

 

 

Could lead to absolutely hilarious situations tho :D Steersman goes for a toilet break and leaves you sailing into the unknown or straight into the middle of a firefight :D

 

 





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xpd:

 

networkn:

 

Sounds like a nightmare requiring consistent quality of seaman ship from every player you interact with.

 

Too much hard work.

 

 

Could lead to absolutely hilarious situations tho :D Steersman goes for a toilet break and leaves you sailing into the unknown or straight into the middle of a firefight :D

 

 

 

 

Meh, that doesn't so much amusing as annoying. I don't like my own progress in a game dependant on others. I don't mind team games, so long as I can progress on my own as well. 

 

 


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I started a FB group if anyone interested.

 

https://www.facebook.com/groups/759451904245247/

 

I got to play the beta last weekend and really enjoyed it.

 

 





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