Ubisoft shuts down on-line providers for 91 video games

Written by Jeff Lampkin

You is perhaps disenchanted for those who had been planning an Ubisoft-themed nostalgic gaming session. Kotaku reports Ubisoft has shut down on-line providers for 91 video games. Lots of them are historical, or variations for outdated (and generally defunct) platforms. You are not about to play Murderer’s Creed: Brotherhood utilizing the long-dead OnLive service, as an illustration. Nevertheless, there are some video games you could possibly nonetheless play on present {hardware}, or might need good cause to revisit.

The primary two Far Cry video games have misplaced on-line help for PC, as an illustration, and Blood Dragon will not join on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. Simply Dance followers may have to stay to newer video games. Whereas it is not shocking that Ubisoft dropped help for PS3, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360 variations of Simply Dance 2018 and earlier than, PS4 and Xbox One gamers may not take pleasure in shedding entry to the songs from Simply Dance 2014 or 2015.

Different classics you would possibly miss embody Past Good & Evil, the unique Ghost Recon, a number of Rainbow Six video games, older Settlers titles and sure Splinter Cell releases (together with Chaos Concept and Conviction). Video games that used Ubisoft Join will not allow you to earn Models, and you may’t unlock content material on any platform or entry it on PCs.

Ubisoft is not precisely dashing to depart some gamers at midnight — it is simply now shutting off Rainbow Six Lockdown help for PS2, GameCube and unique Xbox homeowners. All the identical, you most likely will not be thrilled for those who’ve stored an outdated console round to play the video games of your youth.

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Jeff Lampkin

Jeff Lampkin was the first writer to have joined He has since then inculcated very effective writing and reviewing culture at GamePolar which rivals have found impossible to imitate. His approach has been to work on the basics while the whole world was focusing on the superstructures.