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Ubisoft shuts down online services for 91 games

You is perhaps upset for those who had been planning an Ubisoft-themed nostalgic gaming session. Kotaku experiences Ubisoft has shut down on-line companies for 91 video games. Lots of them are historical, or variations for previous (and typically 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 can nonetheless play on present {hardware}, or might need good motive to revisit.

The primary two Far Cry video games have misplaced on-line assist 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 assist for PS3, Wii, Wii U and Xbox 360 variations of Simply Dance 2018 and earlier than, PS4 and Xbox One gamers may not get pleasure from shedding entry to the songs from Simply Dance 2014 or 2015.

Different classics you would possibly miss embrace 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 Idea and Conviction). Video games that used Ubisoft Join will not allow you to earn Models, and you’ll’t unlock content material on any platform or entry it on PCs.

Ubisoft is not precisely speeding to depart some gamers at nighttime — it is simply now shutting off Rainbow Six Lockdown assist for PS2, GameCube and authentic Xbox homeowners. All the identical, you in all probability will not be thrilled for those who’ve stored an previous console round to play the video games of your youth.

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