Ubisoft announced that it would be shutting down online services for quite a few of its older games on September 1st

Ubisoft announced that it would be shutting down online services for quite a few of its older games on September 1st
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It including Splinter Cell: Blacklist and several installments of the Assassin’s Creed franchise. Be sunset in September.

Most of these games will still be playable offline, but you won’t be able to play any online multiplayer modes, link your Ubisoft account while playing, or purchase/install DLC.

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However, one of the affected games will become completely unavailable as September rolls around, Space Junkies.

Ubisoft said that since Space Junkies is a multiplayer-only game, you won’t be able to play it in the future, so now might not be the best time for this VR game. We have listed the fifteen affected games below:

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

Closing these games will allow the company to focus on “providing a great experience for players who play newer or more popular titles,” Ubisoft said.

These fifteen games will join a slew of other Ubisoft titles that have also shut down their online services, including Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Splinter Cell: Conviction, and the original Ghost Recon.

As the company shuts down several of its games, it also has quite a few games in the works, such as the Splinter Cell remake, the long-awaited Skull & Bones, and a new multiplayer game XDefiant.

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Additionally, after skipping the various gaming presentations held throughout June, Ubisoft recently announced that it would be attending Gamescom in August, meaning we could get our first look at some of the company’s future offerings this summer.