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Ubisoft Delays Server Shutdown for Older Games Like Assassin’s Creed 2 and Far Cry 3

Ubisoft has postponed the shutdown date of several multiplayer servers for some games. The shutdown he had planned to go into effect on September 1st, but now it will continue to operate for another month and he will shut down on October 1st instead.

“Retiring online services for older games is not something we take lightly, but it is also necessary as the technology that powers them becomes obsolete,” said Ubisoft. update to your original post. “Over the past month, our team has been working hard to explore what we can do to reduce disruption.”

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The following games will continue to offer online services:

  • Assassin’s Creed II
  • Assassin’s Creed III
  • assassin’s creed brotherhood
  • Assassin’s Creed Revelations
  • Assassin’s Creed Revelation HD
  • driver san francisco
  • far cry 3
  • ghost recon future soldier
  • Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands
  • rayman legends
  • silent hunter 5
  • Splinter Cell: Blacklist
  • Zombie U

The only exception to the new shutdown date is Space Junkies, which will turn its servers off on September 1st, as planned.

Additionally, the team at Ubisoft Mainz will push an update for Anno 2070 that will upgrade and replace the old servers so players can enjoy the online component.

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For PC players, Ubisoft notes that before the servers shut down on October 1st, the single-player DLC for the affected games will be enabled so that you can continue playing after that date. Console players will not have access to single player DLC.

Please note that server shutdown is only for the original PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 versions of the game. Newer ones such as Far Cry 3 Classic Edition and Assassin’s Creed III Remastered for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One are not affected.

2022 has seen quite a few multiplayer server shutdowns, including Killzone Shadowfall earlier this month.

George Yang is a freelance writer for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @yinyangfooey.

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