Update at 2:15 pm in Great Britain: Ubisoft told Eurogamer that it is now aware of and “checking” reports that the disc copies of Far Cry 6 in the UK are Russian versions and cannot be upgraded from PS4 to PS5.
“The team is aware of reports that some players are unable to upgrade their PlayStation 4 version of Far Cry 6 to the PlayStation 5 version,” a Ubisoft spokesperson told Eurogamer. “We are investigating the issue and will provide an update as soon as possible.”
Original story 11:45 AM UK: British owners of Far Cry 6 for PlayStation 4 say they will not be able to upgrade their boxed versions to PS5.
The problem appears to be with the version of the game that is streaming, as fans in the UK and elsewhere are reporting that they received a Russian copy. While this does not affect the gaming experience, it does mean that the game is not compatible with the UK PS5 update offered to UK PSN account holders.
Eurogamer contacted Ubisoft for more information.
In a video posted on TwitterBelow, Far Cry 6 owner Stuart Pearson has shown that his version of the game offers a PS5 update when switching to a Russian PSN account, but in the process he loses all game progress and access to registered DLC. for your original UK account.
Here’s why you can’t get the FAR CRY 6 update for your PS5. Embed the tweet Ship region encoded discs to other regions. * again * because apparently they didn’t learn from the last time.# FarCry6 # Ubisoft # Ubisoft Support pic.twitter.com/5gfd9XysQd
– Stuart Pearson (@ sjpearson85) October 7, 2021
As Pearson points out, this is not the first time this problem has arisen. Last December, a series of complaints followed the UK release of Assassin’s Creed Valhalla and Watch Dogs Legion when fans also discovered that they were unable to upgrade physical copies of PS4 from other regions to PS5.
Eurogamer passed the issue over to Ubisoft at the time and the fix was finally implemented. – but only a few weeks later, as owners cannot update their games without changing the console area settings.
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