Two entries from the list of games that Ubisoft will discontinue online support —Assassin’s Creed: Release HD (Opens in a new tab) When Silent Hunter 5 (Opens in a new tab)— It looks like you can’t play completely due to the move. This contradicts Ubisoft’s initial statement about which aspect of each game is blocked.
Last week, Ubisoft announced that it would stop online support. (Opens in a new tab) A selection of games released between 2009 and 2019 (including 11 on PC) and a list of features this action takes away. All games lose their multiplayer and account links, and related games also block players’ access to the DLC. Only one of the games on the list, the 2019 multiplayer VR shooter Space Junkies, was said to be completely inaccessible on the move.
Since its announcement, Assassin’s Creed: Liberation HD and Silent Hunter 5 have been discontinued “at the request of the publisher” and new notifications have been sent to the Steam page. “Please note that this title is not accessible below. September 1, 2022.” The same notice appears to the soul mate. Space Junkies (Opens in a new tab)‘Store page too Sprinter cell blacklist (Opens in a new tab) When Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sand (Opens in a new tab)The other two games on the list will continue to be available for purchase with the notice “The Deluxe Edition and DLC for this title will no longer be accessible after September 1, 2022.”
I contacted Ubisoft for clarification, but when Ubisoft unplugs online features later this year, it seems that two more games than previously expected will be effectively deprived of the owner.
This situation, and the PlayStation Store removes movies purchased from your library (Opens in a new tab) Germany and Austria have set precedents of concern about the variability of digital purchases. These are certainly edge cases. Ambiguous Assassin’s Creed spin-offs, submarine sims, VR shooters that look like no one is playing, movie purchases on underutilized platforms, but the people there are real money on these products With some ownership of them, these decisions are made by successful mainstream companies with high consumer confidence.