Ubisoft has confirmed it is shortly pulling the plug on quite a few its video games, together with Anno 2070, Far Cry 3, Ghost Recon Future Soldier, and Murderer’s Creed 2.
A lot of the video games included on the listing are getting on a bit, however three-year-old VR recreation Area Junkies can be getting pulled, and as its a “multiplayer-only title”, you’ll be “unable to play the sport going ahead”.
While the singleplayer options for these video games will principally be unaffected, multiplayer modes or on-line options could also be unavailable after 1st September, together with the flexibility to purchase DLC.
In some cases, equivalent to Ghost Recon Future Soldier, you may solely be capable of play the singleplayer marketing campaign offline, and you will not be capable of hyperlink – or unlock goodies – by way of your Ubisoft account.
Here is the complete listing, though within the case of Murderer’s Creed 3 and Far Cry 3, solely the unique video games are affected; your remaster ought to proceed to work as typical:
- Anno 2070
- Murderer’s Creed 2
- Murderer’s Creed 3
- Murderer’s Creed Brotherhood
- Murderer’s Creed Liberation HD
- Murderer’s Creed Revelations
- Driver San Francisco
- Far Cry 3
- Ghost Recon Future Soldier
- Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands
- Rayman Legends
- Silent Hunter 5
- Area Junkies
- Splinter Cell: Blacklist
“Closing the web companies for some older video games permits us to focus our assets on delivering nice experiences for gamers who’re enjoying newer or extra standard titles,” Ubisoft defined in a weblog publish. “To assist us obtain this, quite a few older titles can be added to our listing of decommissioned on-line companies.”
Ubisoft is utilizing its video games to assist make gamers conscious of the impacts of local weather change. Enjoying for the Planet, an UN-led initiative which seeks to make use of video games to “encourage younger folks to study and act in help of the surroundings”, contains each Riders Republic and Cranium & Bones in its listing of video games that embody in-game occasions that can elevate consciousness about local weather change.
“Like our present societal challenges, modifications have to be collaborative, elevate consciousness, and encourage others to study of and contemplate extra ecological causes that want consideration,” the writer mentioned.