Sega will launch all of its PC games in reusable packaging from now on, the company said on Thursday, as part of its ongoing conservation efforts and environmental awareness.
The change begins with the introduction of February Total War: Rome 2 – Enemy in Gates Edition
We are pleased to announce that all our future PC gaming releases will be presented in recycled packaging!
Total War: ROME II – Enemies in the Gates Edition from the Creative Assembly sign our intention to continue this environmental program. pic.twitter.com/UdcwnQqSFU
– SEGA (@SEGA) January 30, 2020
"Completely refurbished," means 100% recycled cardboard, and 100% recycled. The print uses vegetable water-based inks, and is less stuffed with low polyethylene. The disc itself is “re-used by experts,” Sega said means the press release.
"Although this route comes with additional cost to Sega Europe, this is part of the cheaper distribution," said Sega. The savings will be achieved by the low electricity costs of shipping the lightweight products and the costly cost of consuming renewable resources.
Total War: Rome 2 – Enemy in Gates Edition packages of 2013's best strategy for downloadable content downloads: Hannibal in Gates, Imperator Augustus (both from 2014) and Sovereignty Divided (2017).