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“A code for your preferred platform is included with every physical edition.”
A tweet from a Bethesda account has since been deleted, but it stated that the physical copies of Starfield will not come with a DVD.
There will be “no physical discs,” as stated in a tweet posted earlier today by @BethesdaSupport. Instead, “all physical editions consist of a code for the chosen platform.”
The message has been removed, but you may still view it through the Wayback Machine. Below is also a screenshot for your perusal.
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While Bethesda has yet to comment on the removed statement, the issue has sparked debate amongst fans about the merits of keeping a physical copy of the game.
Meanwhile, fans have compiled a message from Bethesda’s main Twitter representative Spain, which states the opposite: the game’s basic variety does include a disc, but the Constellation Edition includes a code carved on a collector’s object.
We’ve reached out to Bethesda for an explanation of the local copy situation, and if we get word from them, we’ll implement the patch.
The Federal Trade Commission, an American antitrust agency, has officially indicated that Microsoft’s decision to keep Bethesda’s games separate is “effective proof” against its Activision Blizzard acquisition offer.
The FTC was successful in temporarily blocking Microsoft’s $68.7 billion offer to acquire Activision Blizzard earlier this month. Now, with a hearing on the company’s request for preliminary injunctive relief coming up soon, the FTC has sent further paperwork in preparation.