Ubisoft will shut down multiplayer and online services for 15 games in September 2022

Ubisoft is set to shut down multiplayer and online services for 15 games on September 1, 2022, including five Assassin’s Creed games, Far Cry 3, Splinter Cell: Blacklist, Prince of Persia: The Forgotten Sands, and more.

For games like Assassin’s Creed 3 (2012 release) and Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, installing DLC ​​access will also be unavailable on this date.

“Closing online services for some older games allows us to focus our resources on providing great experiences for players playing newer or more popular titles,” Ubisoft wrote on its support page.

The full list of games and services that will be shut down is as follows

  • Year 2070
    • PC: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features.
  • Assassin’s Creed II
    • PC, PlayStation 3: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Assassin’s Creed 3 (2012 release)
    • PC: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features. Additionally, installation and access to downloadable content (DLC) will not be available.
    • PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood
    • PC: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features. Additionally, installation and access to the DLC will not be available.
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features.
  • Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD
    • PC: You will not be able to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features. Additionally, installation and access to the DLC will not be available.
  • Driver San Francisco
    • PC: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features. Additionally, installation and access to the DLC will not be available.
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features.
  • Far Cry 3 (2012 release)
    • PC: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features. Additionally, installation and access to the DLC will not be available.
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features.
  • Tom Clancy’s Ghost Recon: The Future Soldier
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: The game’s multiplayer mode will not be available. To play the single-player campaign, you will need to put your console into offline mode.
  • Prince of Persia, the forgotten sands
    • PC: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features. Additionally, installation and access to the DLC will not be available.
  • Legends of Rayman
    • PlayStation 3, Wii U, Xbox 360: You will not be able to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • Silent Hunter 5
    • PC: You will not be able to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features. Additionally, installation and access to the DLC will not be available.
  • space junkies
    • PC (HTC VIVE, Oculus): As a multiplayer only title, you will not be able to play the game in the future.
  • Splinter Cell Blacklist
    • PC: You will not be able to play multiplayer, link Ubisoft accounts in-game, or use online features.
    • PlayStation 3, Xbox 360: You will not be able to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.
  • ZombieU
    • Wii U: You will not be able to link Ubisoft accounts in-game or use online features.

It is important to note that the remastered versions of Far Cry 3 and Assassin’s Creed 3 will not be closed.

Ubisoft made a similar move in 2021, shutting down multiplayer functionality and online services for games including Tom Clancy’s Rainbow Six Vegas, Rainbow Six Vegas 2, Rainbow Six Lockdown, Far Cry 2, and Splinter Cell Conviction.

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Adam Bankhurst is a reporter for IGN. You can follow him on Twitter @AdamBankhurst and on Tic.

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