Last year, Ubisoft discontinued online support for a list of games which has grown to 91 titles. This means that it will not be possible to access any multiplayer components associated with these games, along with any achievements or unlockable items associated with the online side of the game. However, it should be noted that support for these games has not been cut at once and does not necessarily affect all platforms.
Many of the titles are noticeably outdated and no longer playable on modern hardware, and some date back to the Wii era. However, with the risk of getting older, much of the list reads like a rap sheet for my wasted hours in college. Some notable sites include Tom Clancy EndwarAnd Splinter SilAnd The world is in conflict. Even some basic elements of the 360 and PS3 generation are also gone, such as Ghost Recon Advanced Warfighter 2And HAWX 2And Beyond good and evil.
This wouldn’t seem like a big deal, except that this effectively destroys large parts of gaming history. Like This article was written by Jeremy Winslow Kotaku He noted that games with large components online often get lost in the sands of time when publishers decide not to support them, especially when they are so reluctant to let communities access the tools to keep them alive.
Understandably, the company can’t be expected to keep the game in life support forever, but some of these games represent some significant accomplishments on behalf of the people who develop them. Wiping these assets out forever appears to be a net loss to gaming history.
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