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Ubisoft has introduced that it has ended on-line help for 91 video games from its again catalog. This implies that servers will not be operational for these titles, stopping gamers from accessing any new unlockable content material, eradicating participant statistics, and extra.
It’s necessary to notice that each game Ubisoft has now ceased on-line help for remains to be out there offline. Players can nonetheless take pleasure in these video games since solely the broader on-line content material is now inaccessible. For instance, Just Dance 2014 and 2015 have had all on-line help eliminated, however Just Dance 2016 to 2018 nonetheless have on-line help on PS4, Wii U, and Xbox One.
For new gamers, this implies you can’t now play and acquire unlockable content material comparable to skins and maps. If you’d already executed this on a listed console game, you possibly can proceed to make use of these maps and skins except you reset your save file. Any game that did hyperlink to Ubisoft Connect for distinctive challenges and rewards has now misplaced that connection, and people rewards are gone.
For some followers, this can come as one more blow from an enormous title writer that doesn’t appear to care a lot about game preservation efforts. Future gamers can solely watch movies of the web modes for titles comparable to Rainbow Six: Vegas and Rainbow Six: Vegas 2. While modders might be able to get a server up and working to convey it again in some capability sooner or later, as they did with Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, that a part of these video games is now largely misplaced.
In its full record of titles that help has ended for, Ubisoft has supplied no clarification for why these titles have all of a sudden had on-line help eliminated. However, it could have one thing to do with streamlining the enterprise in preparation for the launch of Project Q, a brand new lately introduced title. It may additionally be an effort to get the accounts into higher form, eradicating what might be seen as pointless server prices, with a possible buyout on the playing cards.