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Just make a new chinese account and you can grab it for free.
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Aren't consoles banned in China?
Yeah, I thought so too.
Microsoft is trolling them.
That's the list of countries where consoles are banned.. by the US. There may be others that ban them locally.
Well...people will either pirate it or buy it from Taobao anyway. Thanks! I tried to buy it but it said I needed points...must be my account region.
I think I managed to get it, haha. I'll see when my Xbox has updated (haven't used it in one or two years) I got Fable 2 for free this way a couple of years back, when it was released episodically and they made a similar error rendering the full game free to 'buy' for a couple of hours. Thanks for the tip :)
Thanks! Site said i need credits, but i changed region to china, and it worked :D Now all i have to do is to wait 3 months to change the region back :D
Should have used a fake Chinese Account
I changed the region to China, but it's still acting like I'm in the US when I actually click to buy.
Can't change region to China
It's at the very bottom, in Chinese characters with (China) appended to it.
LoL it worked! too bad I sold my Xbox 360 :D
I think you don't have to play in Chinese language
But Chinese dubs are hilarious!
thanks! :D downloading now :)
After much trouble wrestling with Han Chinese and many rereads of a NeoGAF thread, I managed to get this working.
Totally grabbed it. I'm going to call MS and have them manually change me back to US.
It works, and it is in English, but it takes so long to download (1 hour on a 50+ mbps connection)
Thank you :)
Can you play this game in english?
I can confirm this works. I cant change my region back to old fashion AMERICA, but I own the game. :3
Got it, can I just delete my chinese XBL profile afterwards and play it with my main one? AFAIK you can on PS3 with downloadable stuff.
Yeah, you can play the game with other profiles if that's the xbox you first downloaded it onto.
Achievements work for it too then? Nice.
Only issue I have is finding my profile again probably, my whole 360 interface was raped by the non-existant China XBL. Can you log out of the china XBL without it cancelling the DL? Or do I have to remain logged in.
Have to stay logged in and it's a 7.63GB download too.
It asked me to use points, how do people get it for free?
Make a new XBL account with location set to china.
Meh, ok, now I need a new email....
Just change the region of your account, that worked for me, but you can only change it back after 3 months
Ok, I used another account that I had and changed region. Didn't really want to mess with my main account just in case. Ill go home at lunch and see if it will download heh!
It does download as soon as you login on your console. It literally rapes your UI though.
Ok, wondering if it will work with my other US account, or if I have to login with the second one first to start download...
Use your chinese account to download it. Once it is downloaded you can use your main account again. The game is in english and works with every profile you have on the console you first downloaded it to.
Made a chinese account and added the game from the store page. Will it get me in trouble in any way for my main account? Dont want my account to be suspended or something.
Damn,I don't have an XBOX.Just if it worked with GFWL...
The UI will be in chinese or it will remain in english?
if it in chinese can i change it to english?
Just Change you Region to your actual country at http://support.xbox.com/de-DE/billing-and-subscriptions/account-management/change-region after you purchase AC3 and you will have your normal ui.
yeah, then its in German...lol
Thanks, It works great.
Where's the free steam version?
On the Tomainian steam store. Have to use a proxy.
Yeah - Don't care for xbox. I'm not 12.
Really? You sure seem immature enough to discount a console as being for children.
To be totally honest with you. I own a PS3, only reason, it's a cheap good quality DVD/Blue-ray player/Netflix contraption/Media extender.
The Xbox can do most of that, apart from the Blue-ray. Therefore it isn't actually a viable product for anyone over the age of 12 to actually own.
So you prove your 'maturity' by acting like a brat? Games are games, doesn't matter what they are on as long as players are enjoying them.
Now, I'll leave you to be no better than any other 'elite' brat who thinks their toy is better, and that everyone else is nothing but a child, while I enjoy all my game systems and personal library of thousands of games.
"thousands of games."
Man, you are so cool. I wish I could be just like you ¬_¬
Well, maybe I have too many games...
But hey, they got me into a backlog group. :P
Shame winter is coming up down here, I'll need to start playing games without heavy action once the cold destroys my joints. Been a while since I've really played any RPGs that weren't Pokemon.
And yes, I'm still playing Pokemon. I have been since the year it released. Back when I was in college. :P
Wrong. Not all who own an Xbox are 12, only the ones who play CoD on it are.
I enjoy how with Google Translate, it says free, and im logged in, but then it loads the American price. (+1 on finding it.)
You have to log out and create a chinese profile to do it.
Guys help me :(
I need to create a live email adress in order to sign up in live, so I set it to china, get chinese postcodes and all. Log into live and then I press on the button which is probably buy, then I get (In my local language) it telling me that I need 4400 Microsoft points to buy the game.
What am I doing wrong :(
Hey Trucker, I was having a similar problem to you. If you have Google Chrome I'd follow DreadPirateR's instrustions right above your post with that link. Worked great for me, now just waiting for the download, takes a while.
Hope it works for you :)
I have a ps3. Boooo