Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag - £6.49 on PSN
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Assassin's Creed IV Black Flag - £6.49 on PSN

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Found 2nd Mar
My favourite AC game, as cheap as it has been on PSN
(AC:O nearly pipped it but this has a better protagonist)

A few other Ubisoft deals have been posted today but here's the link to them all:
store.playstation.com/en-…3/1
Almost all of them are as cheap as they have been on PSN
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I’ve never played an AC game before; would I be able to jump into this one as a noob?
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SteveSteveSteveSteveSteve4 m ago

I’ve never played an AC game before; would I be able to jump into this one a …I’ve never played an AC game before; would I be able to jump into this one as a noob?


You can with any of them really

All you need to know is that there's this thing called "The Animus" that allows you to re-live your ancestor's memories.
TBH, I wish they'd ditch all that cr@p as the Abstergo (the company who has the Animus) sequences are dull and pointless
Yes, definitely.

Its one of the best entries in the series, personally I prefered AC: Syndicate's setting/characters, but this was a breath of fresh (sea) air for the franchise!
Edited by: "Leewom" 2nd Mar
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Leewom57 s ago

Yes, definitely.Its one of the best entries in the series, personally I …Yes, definitely.Its one of the best entries in the series, personally I prefered AC: Syndicate's setting/characters, but his was a breath of fresh (sea) air for the franchise!


I loved that they made the Abstergo sequences skippable video for Syndicate
Cheers guys.
This will be on PS+ any day now lol but for that price, it's pretty decent. Sailing on the ship while your crewmates sing away the night is cool to experience.
Edited by: "tsimehC" 2nd Mar
Highly enjoyable experience. Even when you're not in a mission sailing through the sea singing shanties
meanwhile this was given away for free on PC.
SteveSteveSteveSteveSteve1 h, 31 m ago

I’ve never played an AC game before; would I be able to jump into this one a …I’ve never played an AC game before; would I be able to jump into this one as a noob?


This is the best of them tbh!
Great game. Surely an upcoming PS Plus game though? Would get a great reception if Sony decided to do that
Tempted but still want them to throw in the DLC. Best a.c. game imo
Does anyone know if the server's are still running for the multiplayer??
This for me is the 3rd best AC game. 1st is Origns and AC:2 is 2nd because it saved the franchise in my opinion.
Edited by: "inspireme" 2nd Mar
They gave this away for free on PC.

It'l be on PS+ sometime soon
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3 calls for PS Plus... Have we got a replacement for Knack on the meme?
Buy or wait for PS+ freebie? Could be another “it’s gonna be Knack knext month” game.
Great game, bought it again today looking forward to doing it again.
I might buy this again as it's my favourite in the series just wish there was more pirate games to play that are actually good
The sale has ended? Damn, that was quick. I thought I had couple more days to think about this and a couple of other games also on sale.
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AppStar2 h, 16 m ago

The sale has ended? Damn, that was quick. I thought I had couple more days …The sale has ended? Damn, that was quick. I thought I had couple more days to think about this and a couple of other games also on sale.


Yeah, sadly the Ubisoft sale ended at midnight...
The main sale ends tomorrow.
BubaMan8 h, 3 m ago

Yeah, sadly the Ubisoft sale ended at midnight...The main sale ends …Yeah, sadly the Ubisoft sale ended at midnight...The main sale ends tomorrow.


It’s a bit odd for Ubisoft’s sale not to coincide with the end of the main one. I was in two minds as to whether to add it to my ever growing collection of unplayed games but for £6.49 it looked a bargain. The only problem is that some people had been saying it might end up as a PS+ freebie. What’s your thought on that? Do you think they’re right? And do you have any idea about when there might be another Ubisoft sale?

Because of the main sale I thought I had another 24hrs to decide and didn’t know that Ubisoft were doing their own sale with an earliest finishing date. Having only just gotten round to watching several vids on YouTube I decided to pull the trigger only to see that your deal had expired. I’m gutted to say the least as the physical is still selling for about twice the sale price.

By the way, I need your advice. Is Just Cause 3 XL worth it given that it’s missing the extra content that comes with the Gold Edition (physical copy only from what I’ve seen)? At the same time it’s strange the weaponised vehicles pack DLC isn’t available on PSN.
Edited by: "AppStar" 6th Mar
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AppStar1 h, 41 m ago

It’s a bit odd for Ubisoft’s sale not to coincide with the end of the main …It’s a bit odd for Ubisoft’s sale not to coincide with the end of the main one. I was in two as to whether to add it to my ever growing collection of I played games but for £6.49 it looked a bargain. The only problem is that some people had been saying it migh end up as a PS+ freebie. What’s your thought on that? Do you think they’re right? And do you have any idea about when there might be another Ubisoft sale? Because of the main sale I thought I had another 24hrs to decide and didn’t know that Ubisoft were doing their own sale with an earliest finishing date. Having only just gotten round to watching several vids on YouTube I decided to pull the trigger only to see that your deal had expired. I’m gutted to say the least as the physical is still selling for about twice the sale price.By the way, I need your advice. Is Just Cause 3 XL worth it given that it’s missing the extra content that comes with the Gold Edition (physical copy only from what I’ve seen)? At the same time it’s strange the weaponised vehicles pack DLC isn’t available on PSN.


The Ubisoft sale was just for the weekend (Fri-Mon), additional to the fortnightly so they made it a little confusing.

I guess the reason people are calling AC4:BF out for Plus is that it's been free for PC in the fairly recent past but I wouldn't be so sure.
It goes on sale every couple of months so keep an eye out for another reduction or alternatively, pick up a 2nd hand copy on eBay for around a tenner and sell it on when you're done.

I'd say JC3XL is worth the extra money - it's cheaper than buying the season pass alone!
If you've already got JC3 (it was free in Plus), you might have a problem buying the XL edition... Playstation support might be able to remove the purchase from your account but maybe not in time for it to leave the sale...
The other alternative is to buy it with a 2nd account.
BubaMan6 h, 37 m ago

The Ubisoft sale was just for the weekend (Fri-Mon), additional to the …The Ubisoft sale was just for the weekend (Fri-Mon), additional to the fortnightly so they made it a little confusing.I guess the reason people are calling AC4:BF out for Plus is that it's been free for PC in the fairly recent past but I wouldn't be so sure.It goes on sale every couple of months so keep an eye out for another reduction or alternatively, pick up a 2nd hand copy on eBay for around a tenner and sell it on when you're done.I'd say JC3XL is worth the extra money - it's cheaper than buying the season pass alone!If you've already got JC3 (it was free in Plus), you might have a problem buying the XL edition... Playstation support might be able to remove the purchase from your account but maybe not in time for it to leave the sale...The other alternative is to buy it with a 2nd account.


Thanks for the advice mate. Bought JC3 XL and was pleasantly surprised to see the weaponised vehicle DLC included even though it’s not stated on the PSN page.

Regarding Black Flag, was your deal the cheapest the game has ever been? And how to tell then it’s on promotion again? I’m not in any rush because I have a backlog of games but I’m a sucker for open world games with tropical settings - especially ones with good water graphics and beaches - so Black Flag is on my to buy list despite it being a 5 year old game. Just out of curiosity, has it aged well now that we’re in 2018?

I can’t be arsed swapping discs nowadays so I’ll be waiting for the PSN version to go on sale again. If you hear anything about Black Flag please do share it again, thanks! Shame the sale ended prematurely compared to the main sale that you also shared. I like to do my research (whenever my wife and 3 sons let me have time) into a game before throwing money at it even if it’s cheap. No point buying a digital game that you then never play. Many thanks for all the effort you put into sharing all these savings on HUKD 🏼
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AppStar1 h, 7 m ago

Thanks for the advice mate. Bought JC3 XL and was pleasantly surprised to …Thanks for the advice mate. Bought JC3 XL and was pleasantly surprised to see the weaponised vehicle DLC included even though it’s not stated on the PSN page.Regarding Black Flag, was your deal the cheapest the game has ever been? And how to tell then it’s on promotion again? I’m not in any rush because I have a backlog of games but I’m a sucker for open world games with tropical settings - especially ones with good water graphics and beaches - so Black Flag is on my to buy list despite it being a 5 year old game. Just out of curiosity, has it aged well now that we’re in 2018?I can’t be arsed swapping discs nowadays so I’ll be waiting for the PSN version to go on sale again. If you hear anything about Black Flag please do share it again, thanks! Shame the sale ended prematurely compared to the main sale that you also shared. I like to do my research (whenever my wife and 3 sons let me have time) into a game before throwing money at it even if it’s cheap. No point buying a digital game that you then never play. Many thanks for all the effort you put into sharing all these savings on HUKD 🏼


AC4:BF was the lowest price it's been in this sale but it has been that price once before - have a look at the history on PSPrices for a guestimate of when it'll be on sale again:
psprices.com/reg…ion
You can set up a keyword alert if you want to be notified of any future discounts on the game
As for aging... I'll have to play it again... I know it hasn't had a Pro patch but it was the 1st game on the PS4 that made me go "WOW!" (especially the variable sea physics - the zoomed out view of the ship while your crew sing shanties was stunning)

Cheers for the note of appreciation
Edited by: "BubaMan" 6th Mar
BubaMan6th Mar

AC4:BF was the lowest price it's been in this sale but it has been that …AC4:BF was the lowest price it's been in this sale but it has been that price once before - have a look at the history on PSPrices for a guestimate of when it'll be on sale again:https://psprices.com/region-gb/game/18213/assassins-creedr-iv-black-flagtm-standard-editionYou can set up a keyword alert if you want to be notified of any future discounts on the game As for aging... I'll have to play it again... I know it hasn't had a Pro patch but it was the 1st game on the PS4 that made me go "WOW!" (especially the variable sea physics - the zoomed out view of the ship while your crew sing shanties was stunning)Cheers for the note of appreciation


Cheers BubaMan, I’vesigned up for priced alerts on PSPrices. I’ve watched more vids of Black Flag and I’ve decided it’s a must buy regardless of its age. Hopefully it won’t be too long before it goes on sale again
Edited by: "AppStar" 10th Mar
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AppStar2 h, 29 m ago

Cheers BubaMan, I’vesigned up for priced alerts on PSPrices. I’ve watched m …Cheers BubaMan, I’vesigned up for priced alerts on PSPrices. I’ve watched more vids of Black Flag and I’ve decided it’s a must buy regardless of its age. Hopefully it won’t be too long before it goes on sale again


I actually meant keyword alerts on HUKD to cover physical copies too but PSPrices is a safer bet for the digital version as you're not relying on someone posting it on here

Despite my backlog, I think I'll have to return to Black Flag - it really was the best story in an AC game for me and the setting helped massively
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AppStar10th Mar

Cheers BubaMan, I’vesigned up for priced alerts on PSPrices. I’ve watched m …Cheers BubaMan, I’vesigned up for priced alerts on PSPrices. I’ve watched more vids of Black Flag and I’ve decided it’s a must buy regardless of its age. Hopefully it won’t be too long before it goes on sale again


Well, it's not as cheap as this deal, but it's back on sale today at £8.99
BubaMan6 h, 32 m ago

Well, it's not as cheap as this deal, but it's back on sale today at £8.99 …Well, it's not as cheap as this deal, but it's back on sale today at £8.99


Yeah, I got the email alert but then saw that they had decided to hike up the sale price a bit for Easter. Still in two minds as I would’ve instantly snapped it up @ £6.49 but at £8.99 that’s not too far off from the price of a physical copy. Gotta admit I’m annoyed that they haven’t brought it down to £6.49 as it’s not the first time they’ve sold it at that price + the game, though a quality one, is several years old.

I still have The Witcher 3, Alienation, Ratchet & Clank, Dead Nation, Uncharted 4, Just Cause 3 XL and more to finish (and some to even start) so I’m not short on games to play. The sailing/pirate aspect appeals to me a lot but I’m wondering whether I can wait and save that £2.50 to put towards something else like DLC or even a full game or just be done with it and buy cos, according to the discount trend, it could be a month or two or more before it hits £6.49.

But that’s the thing, I buy it now, play it for an hour or two (because of work and family duties) and don’t return to it until a month or two later when it then drops to £6.49 - and that’s bloody annoying when it happens.
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