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A United States District Court judge has dismissed a lawsuit against Ubisoft which claims that the publisher violated patents held by Digital Reg of Texas in the design of its infamous uPlay DRM software. Initially filed in 2012, the lawsuit alleges that Ubisoft (alongside other companies such as...

July 2nd 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft warns that some players "may experience long delays when trying to login" to its servers in order to play the PC version of Watch Dogs, rendering the game unplayable on launch day. An influx of new players apparently overwhelmed Ubisoft's authentication services, leaving some unable to joi...

May 27th 2014 at 4:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's free-to-play dungeon crawler The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot has gone into open beta. Anybody can sign up and start playing through Steam, the game's official website or Uplay. In The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot, players choose a hero from four different classes and raid other players' ca...

February 26th 2014 at 9:00pm 0 Comments
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Despite being an Ubisoft game now, South Park: The Stick of Truth doesn't require or even use Uplay in any way. The news comes from developer Obsidian, who took to its Twitter account to confirm the PC version is a Steam game, and a Steam game only. As AusGamers notes, The Stick of Truth was a THQ...

February 5th 2014 at 7:00am 0 Comments
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Ubisoft is currently hosting a massive sale, including half-priced versions of Assassin's Creed 4, and Far Cry 3 at 75 percent off. The caveats attached to these deals are all time-based and surprisingly complicated. For instance, that Assassin's Creed 4 discount is only available to UK PlayStatio...

December 20th 2013 at 4:15pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has sent its online pass program to Davy Jones' locker following players' complaints over gated content in Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag. Before, if players wanted to access the game's online multiplayer features, companion app and related bonuses they would have to input a single-use cod...

November 1st 2013 at 3:50am 0 Comments
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When the next iteration of Ubisoft's Uplay social gaming service arrives in October, it will include a host of new features, most notably streaming video integration courtesy Twitch. "Uplay PC 4.0 offers an array of new features in high demand among the PC community," stated Ubisoft. "The integrat...

September 19th 2013 at 4:00pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft has confirmed its Uplay service will be used to support its games on PS4 and Xbox One this November. Assassin's Creed 4: Black Flag and Watch Dogs will be the first next-generation games to use the store and social service, and both games will, according to publisher, "benefit from the full...

September 10th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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Ubisoft's Uplay has a mixed reputation; while it brings rewards and social elements to games, it's also known for its internet-based copy protection and occasional security risks. However much you like the service, it's sticking around -- Ubisoft has confirmed that Uplay is coming to both the Play...

September 10th 2013 at 10:58am 0 Comments
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PlayStation Vita game Assassin's Creed 3: Liberation is coming to Xbox 360, PS3 and PC as Assassin's Creed Liberation HD. The download-only release will not only benefit from updated graphics, but new missions and other enhancements as well. An extensive Q&A from Ubisoft, available past the...

September 10th 2013 at 3:30am 0 Comments