Following July’s announcement that Ubisoft could be “decommissioning” the web parts of a few of its older titles on 1st September, the writer has stated it is suspending the transfer to 1st October in lots of instances, and that Anno 2070 will now escape unscathed.
Ubisoft initially introduced that 15 titles that may be affected by the transfer: 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, and ZombiU.
The exact results of decommissioning depend upon the sport, however ranged from the removing of multiplayer modes, on-line options, and DLC to being unable to entry the sport in any respect.
In an new update to its original post, nevertheless, Ubisoft has now introduced some modifications to its preliminary plans, following investigations into “what is feasible to cut back disruption”. This begins with the choice to push the decommisioning course of again to 1st October for all video games besides the online-only Area Junkies for PC, which can stop to perform from tomorrow, 1st September, as initially deliberate.
Moreover, the single-player DLC for a number of video games on PC – specfiically Murderer’s Creed Brotherhood, Murderer’s Creed 3 (2012 launch), Far Cry 3, and Splinter Cell Blacklist – will probably be obtainable to obtain and maintain so long as it is activated previous to 1st October. There will probably be no affect to the identical single-player DLC on consoles.
And at last, there’s nice information for Anno 2070 gamers as the sport has now been faraway from the decommissioning listing fully. “There’s nonetheless an lively recreation crew engaged on Anno at Ubisoft Mainz,” Ubisoft explains, “and a taskforce was devoted to deploying an replace to Anno 2070 that may improve the sport and substitute its outdated on-line companies, permitting gamers to get pleasure from its on-line options into the longer term.”
Full particulars on what’s going to and won’t be affected by the decommissioning course of from 1st October could be discovered on Ubisoft’s support page.