Today Ubisoft emailed me (and I am guessing all Ubisoft users) with details of the “Farcry 5 X Mondo edition”. Now I am no stranger to special editions, gold editions, deluxe editions etc, etc. However, it is very rare to see an edition with a vinyl record! I think the last game to do that to my memory was Bioshock. I am almost completely digital on PS4 and have no way to play such an archaic technology, but it does tempt me.
The ubisoft store has several editions for those that like collection editions this should be a huge boon. However, the X Mondo edition does not include the season pass and is priced the same as the gold edition which does. As much as I would like the vinyl I would personally go for the season pass version. For full details of the bundle and the other editions check the ubisoft store here
For those unlike me and not in their declining years, vinyl records are ancient technology used to store music in little grooves via bumps. You placed these large discs onto what was called a “turn table” this rotates. A needle is then used with some ancient magic now lost to us, to read the little bumps on the disc and produce the music. This was read-only tech and could only store a handful of tracks. Unlike modern discs you could get tracks on both sides of the vinyl.
Farcry 5 is a game on my must have list though chances are my budget will only extend to the standard edition. You can expect a full review of the game shortly after release.