February 6, 2023

Ubisoft has delayed shutting down on-line companies for numerous its older video games.

In July, the writer introduced that it could deactivate the servers of 15 video games on September 1st.

Nevertheless, the decommissioning course of has now been delayed till October 1st, after which homeowners won’t be able to play multiplayer for a number of Murderer’s Creed, Far Cry 3, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Driver San Francisco, and Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands video games. , amongst different video games.

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As well as, Ubisoft stated in July that homeowners of sure PC video games which are on shutdown will now not be capable of set up or entry DLC, whereas Ghost Recon Future Soldier’s single-player marketing campaign will solely work offline.

Along with the revised shutdown date, Ubisoft has introduced another service-specific adjustments that shall be affected by the transfer, with DLC for some video games now remaining accessible to gamers.

“Decommissioning on-line companies for older video games is one thing we do not take evenly, nevertheless it’s additionally a necessity because the expertise that ran these companies turns into out of date. Over the previous month, our groups have been laborious at work studying the best way to scale back disruptions,” the submit reads.

“Consequently, we’ve got moved the retirement date from September 1, 2022 to October 1, 2022, in addition to single-player downloadable content material (DLC) for a number of PC video games – Murderer’s Creed Brotherhood, Murderer’s Creed III (2012 launch), Far Cry 3 and Splinter Cell Blacklist – shall be accessible for obtain and storage till the required date.

“When you’ve got these video games on PC, please activate the downloadable content material earlier than decommissioning on October 1, 2022 to proceed enjoying it. This won’t have an effect on the single-player DLC on consoles, and you’ll nonetheless be capable of obtain and play it after October 1, 2022. You’ll find out extra in an replace from the Murderer’s Creed crew.

“Furthermore, Ubisoft Mainz nonetheless has an energetic recreation crew engaged on Anno, and a crew has been devoted to roll out an replace for Anno 2070 that can replace the sport and exchange its previous on-line companies, permitting gamers to get pleasure from its on-line options into the longer term. “

This would be the second spherical of Ubisoft server shutdowns this 12 months. In April, the multiplayer parts of video games akin to Avatar, Rainbow Six Vegas and Rainbow Six Vegas 2 had been shut down, ending the power to formally play these video games on-line.

Ubisoft has delayed shutting down online services for some of its older games

Earlier this week, it was revealed that the following Murderer’s Creed recreation is named Murderer’s Creed Mirage and is due out within the spring of 2023.

Ubisoft has stated it plans to “reveal the way forward for Murderer’s Creed” in September when it’s set to showcase a number of video games.