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Ubisoft Games Won't Work Next Week

hypnosec (2231454) writes | more than 2 years ago

DRM 2

hypnosec (2231454) writes "Several of Ubisoft's biggest titles won't be playable as of next week thanks to a server move by the publisher and the restrictive DRM that was used in their development. This isn't just multiplayer either. Because Ubisoft thought it would be a smart plan to use always on DRM for even the single player portion of games like Assassin's Creed, even the single player portion of that title won't be playable during the server move. Some of the other games affected by this move will be Tom Clancy's HAWX 2, Might & Magic: Heroes 6 and The Settlers 7. The Mac games that will be broken during this period are Assassin's Creed, Splinter Cell Conviction and The Settlers. This move was announced this week as part of a community letter, with Ubisoft describing how the data servers for many of the publisher's online services would be migrated from third party facilities to a new location starting on the 7th February. The publisher didn't reveal how long the transfer would take."
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DRM workarounds boost (1)

advid.net (595837) | more than 2 years ago | (#38915119)

How much this will boost DRM patch / crack / workaround ?

One can bet it will shows up in Google trends quite clearly. Stay Tuned.

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