Ubisoft to Close Online Services for Over a Dozen Games

"Effective 1 September 2022"

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Ubisoft to Close Online Services for Over a Dozen Games

Ubisoft has announced that it will shut down the multiplayer and online services of over a dozen titles effective 1 September 2022. These include various older Assassin’s Creed games, Far Cry 3, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, Splinter Cell: Blacklist and many more.

“Closing the online services for some older games allows us to focus our resources on delivering great experiences for players who are playing newer or more popular titles,” Ubisoft stated as the reason behind the closure of several older titles.

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The full list of Ubisoft games having its online services and multiplayer closed this September are as follows:

  • Anno 2070
    • PC: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Assassin’s Creed II
    • PC, PlayStation 3: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Assassin’s Creed 3 (2012 Release)
    • PC: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features. Additionally, the installation and access to downloadable content (DLC) will be unavailable.
    • PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
    • PC: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features. Additionally, the installation and access to DLC will be unavailable.
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD
    • PC: You will be unable to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features. Additionally, the installation and access to DLC will be unavailable.
  • Driver San Francisco
    • PC: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features. Additionally, the installation and access to DLC will be unavailable.
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Far Cry 3 (2012 Release)
    • PC: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features. Additionally, the installation and access to DLC will be unavailable.
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: Future Soldier
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: The multiplayer for the game will be unavailable. To play the solo campaign, you will have to set your console into offline mode.
  • Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
    • PC: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features. Additionally, the installation and access to DLC will be unavailable.
  • Rayman Legends
    • PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360: You will be unable to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Silent Hunter 5
    • PC: You will be unable to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.Additionally, the installation and access to DLC will be unavailable.
  • Space Junkies
    • PC (HTC VIVE, Oculus): As a multiplayer only title, you will be unable to play the game going forward.
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist
    • PC: You will be unable to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: You will be unable to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • ZombiU
    • Wii U: You will be unable to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.

Up until 1 September 2022, players will still have access to these titles’ online services and multiplayer.

Source: PC Gamer

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