Ubisoft to finish on-line assist for 15 older titles on September 1

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Ubisoft introduced on Friday that it’ll shut down on-line companies for fairly just a few of its older video games — together with Splinter Cell: Blacklist and several other entries within the Assassin’s Creed franchise — on September 1. In a weblog put up, the corporate outlined 15 video games set to be sundown come September.

Most of those video games will nonetheless be playable offline, however you gained’t have the ability to play any on-line multiplayer modes, hyperlink your Ubisoft account whereas in-game, nor buy/set up DLC. One of the affected video games, nevertheless, will grow to be absolutely unplayable as soon as September arrives: Space Junkies. Ubisoft suggested that as Space Junkies is a multiplayer-only title, you gained’t have the ability to play the game going ahead, so now may not be the perfect time to hop on this VR title. We’ve listed the fifteen video games affected under:

  • Anno 2070 (PC)
  • Assassin’s Creed II (PC, PS3)
  • Assassin’s Creed III – 2012 launch (PC, PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U)
  • Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD (PC)
  • Assassin’s Creed Revelations (PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Driver San Francisco (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Far Cry 3 – 2012 launch (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Ghost Recon Future Soldier (PS3, Xbox 360)
  • Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands (PC)
  • Rayman Legends (PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U)
  • Silent Hunter 5 (PC)
  • Space Junkies – Multiplayer-only game (PC through HTC VIVE or Oculus)
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist (PC, PS3, Xbox 360)
  • ZombiU (Wii U)

According to Ubisoft, sunsetting these video games will enable the corporate to concentrate on “delivering great experiences for players who are playing newer or more popular titles.” These fifteen titles will be a part of a number of different Ubisoft video games which have additionally had their on-line companies shut down, together with Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Splinter Cell: Conviction, and the unique Ghost Recon.

As the corporate shuts down a handful of its titles, it additionally has fairly just a few video games within the works, reminiscent of a Splinter Cell remake, the long-anticipated Skull & Bones, and a brand new multiplayer game — XDefiant. After skipping out on the assorted gaming showcases held all through June, Ubisoft not too long ago introduced that it could be current at Gamescom in August, that means we’d get a primary have a look at a number of the firm’s future choices later this summer season.