Xbox 360 Version of Assassin's Creed III Comes on Two DVDs


By: Alan Bell
Published: Tuesday 2 Oct 2012 3:12 PM
 

The Xbox 360 version of Ubisoft's upcoming Assassin's Creed III will come on two disks, the developer has confirmed to NZGamer.com.

Philippe Bergeron, Mission Director on the game, stated "This time around, we're cracking at the seams. We have two disks on Xbox." The separation is made around the number of players; the singleplayer game uses one disk, while the multiplayer game requires the other.

With a capacity of 4.5-9GB, the Xbox 360's DVD media is capable of storing much less game information that the PlayStation 3's 25-50GB Blu-Ray or the Wii U's 25GB proprietary media. Phillipe did not confirm if the PC version, which will likely ship in its physical form on DVD, will also be on multiple disks.

Assassin's Creed III is releasing on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 on October 31st; the PC version releases November 22nd, and the Wii U version launches alongside the console itself on November 30th.



 

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guitar93 NZGamer.com VIP VIP Bronze
On Tuesday 2 Oct 2012 11:41 PM Posted by guitar93
Well, for me that's kinda cool. I enjoy games that come with more disks. Reminds me of the Final Fantasy Days on PS1. Plus, having more disks probably means more gameplay, so it should be well worth your money!
 
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ZombieRawkMachine NZGamer.com VIP VIP Gold
On Wednesday 3 Oct 2012 12:07 AM Posted by ZombieRawkMachine
I think its fine when youve got one disc dedicated to this and one to that, but it can be a huge pain in the ass when it breaks the game up, yes Im looking at your Star Ocean!
 
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PunisherNZL
On Wednesday 3 Oct 2012 12:15 PM Posted by PunisherNZL
2 October 2012, 11:41 PM Reply to guitar93
Well, for me that's kinda cool. I enjoy games that come with more disks. Reminds me of the Final Fantasy Days on PS1. Plus, having more disks probably means more gameplay, so it should be well worth your money!
more disks mean more gameplay? UMM NO! xbox STILL uses dvd (LOL!) ps3 has bluray the fact is the game cant fit on 1 dvd so xbox need 2 discs 1 for singleplayer and 1 for multiplayer ( you would know all this if you actually read the article before you comment)
 
 
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haydensomething
On Wednesday 3 Oct 2012 3:19 PM Posted by haydensomething
3 October 2012, 12:15 PM Reply to PunisherNZL
more disks mean more gameplay? UMM NO! xbox STILL uses dvd (LOL!) ps3 has bluray the fact is the game cant fit on 1 dvd so xbox need 2 discs 1 for singleplayer and 1 for multiplayer ( you would know all this if you actually read the article before you comment)
i'm pretty sure he meant that it means there is more gameplay compared to other xbox titles that only have one disc..
 
 
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Leachy1983
On Wednesday 3 Oct 2012 6:46 PM Posted by Leachy1983
3 October 2012, 12:15 PM Reply to PunisherNZL
more disks mean more gameplay? UMM NO! xbox STILL uses dvd (LOL!) ps3 has bluray the fact is the game cant fit on 1 dvd so xbox need 2 discs 1 for singleplayer and 1 for multiplayer ( you would know all this if you actually read the article before you comment)
Exactly. More gameplay? Huh? How do u figure that one bro! LOL
 
 
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guitar93 NZGamer.com VIP VIP Bronze
On Wednesday 3 Oct 2012 9:38 PM Posted by guitar93
3 October 2012, 03:19 PM Reply to haydensomething
i'm pretty sure he meant that it means there is more gameplay compared to other xbox titles that only have one disc..
Well something is filling up the first disk if they have decided to chuck multiplayer on Disk 2! OR Multiplayer has more stuff, which needs a separate disk.
 
 
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fifamessi NZGamer.com VIP VIP Gold
On Wednesday 3 Oct 2012 11:56 PM Posted by fifamessi
lmao, is the thumbs down not working or is everyone just in a jolly mood?
 
 
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grieving NZGamer.com VIP VIP Bronze
On Thursday 4 Oct 2012 1:49 AM Posted by grieving
3 October 2012, 11:56 PM Reply to fifamessi
lmao, is the thumbs down not working or is everyone just in a jolly mood?
It's not working for me either.
 
 
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fifamessi NZGamer.com VIP VIP Gold
On Thursday 4 Oct 2012 8:43 AM Posted by fifamessi
4 October 2012, 01:49 AM Reply to grieving
It's not working for me either.
You trying to imply you thumbed me down? :P
 
 
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