Among the video games affected by this announcement are Assassin’s Creed Brotherhoodthe first multiplayer game in the popular series from Ubisoft Montreal.
This announcement is a turning point for this title, released in November 2010 and whose remastered version for more recent consoles (PlayStation 4, Xbox One and Nintendo Switch) does not have all the same original elements of the online multiplayer mode, according to what reports the specialized site The Verge.
Video games Assassin’s Creed Revelations, Assassin’s Creed II and Assassin’s Creed 3 also appear in the list published by Ubisoft. (New window)
For players, this means that all multiplayer components and online functionality will be gone. These people will no longer be able to install or access downloadable content in these video games.
Focus on what’s new
Closing online services for some older games allows us to focus our resources on delivering great experiences to players playing newer or more popular titlescan we read on the help page of Ubisoft.
Offline and single-player features remain available for all titles listed, and remastered versions are spared, according to Ubisoft’s website.
In April, Ubisoft published a list of nearly a hundred video games whose online services were disconnected from 2013 to 2022.
We don’t take the decision to retire services for older Ubisoft games lightly., could we read in a blog post from Ubisoft published on the subject. The video game giant then claimed not to have closed any servers in 2022.