Items tagged with Ubisoft

The site formerly known as Good Old Games and now called GOG.com has taken a humorous potshot at Ubisoft on social media over the topic of owning games. Posted on X (formerly Twitter), the official GOG.com account wrote, "You should feel extremely comfortable with owing your games on GOG (they're DRM-free)," with a... Read more...
Ubisoft is renaming and retooling its Ubisoft+ game subscription plans, with one of the highlights being access to a vast catalog of classic games like Far Cry 6 and Rainbow Six Siege on PC for a relatively low monthly price. And that's great, but there's an uncomfortable undertone for old school gamers who, like... Read more...
Prince of Persia: The Lost Crown, the latest entry into the storied franchise, now has a demo for players to check out before its official release on January 18. The game has been getting favorable reviews from publications that got access to the game earlier this month, with some even going so far as to tag it a... Read more...
Disney seemed to narrow the launch window of the upcoming Star Wars Outlaws video game to “late 2024,” but fans quickly were told that this was not the update they were looking for. The confusion came from a Disney Parks Blog post titled 24 Oooh-Worthy Things at Disney Experiences in 2024. Star Wars Outlaws is an... Read more...
Skull and Bones, Ubisoft’s much maligned pirate game, let players interested in the closed beta know what hardware they’ll need to enjoy the title. One of the requirements that stands out is the hefty 65GB of storage the game will require, and Ubisoft is very specific that the game will need an solid state drive... Read more...
The thirteenth installment in the long-running Assassin's Creed series, Assassin's Creed Mirage, is due to release on PC, consoles, and iOS (for the iPhone 15 Pro/Pro Max) in less than two weeks. For those of you who plan to play the game on PC, Ubisoft has revealed a set of system requirements, including what you'll... Read more...
Ubisoft reveals why its upcoming title, XDefiant, has no official launch date yet. The company wanted to provide full transparency to its fan base as it likened the news to "drinking from a firehouse." A game's path to official release is not an easy one. It must undergo rigorous testing to try and find all the... Read more...
If you're against the Microsoft purchase of Activision-Blizzard-King, what would be some potential reasons that you might present in a court to convince the judge that the deal shouldn't proceed? Would you talk about Call of Duty, or perhaps the massive back catalog of beloved IPs held by ABK? Or would you focus on... Read more...
Ubisoft has addressed a concern that arose on social media over the company deleting inactive Ubisoft accounts. Gamers were fearful that if their account remained inactive for a period of time, they would lose all their games forever. This past weekend, a tweet set off a stampede of confusion and dread over whether... Read more...
Assassin's Creed Mirage is set to come out in October, and the popular franchise's next adventure is coming with a haptic shirt that will let you feel the consequences of enemies that get too close. OWO will be releasing a bundle that includes its unique haptic system and Assassin's Creed Mirage for PS5, Xbox, or... Read more...
Star Wars fans are rejoicing with the announcement of a new Ubisoft collaboration with Lucas Film game, Star Wars Outlaws. Players will be able to take part in stealth missions and epic space dogfights, all while having to make split-second decisions. The upcoming addition to the popular franchise takes place... Read more...
Ubisoft's premium subscription service finally hits Xbox consoles after being announced more than a year ago. Ubisoft+ Multi Access will give Xbox gamers access to titles such as Far Cry 6 and Assassin's Creed Valhalla. Ubisoft+ is a gaming subscription service that allows gamers to have access to Ubisoft titles... Read more...
First-person shooters may have originated on the PC, but for many years they've been most-played on game consoles. PC gamers typically use their mouse and keyboard to play the games, while console gamers are expected to use the standard controller the system ships with. Playing FPS games on a gamepad is sub-optimal... Read more...
Ubisoft did not have a particularly strong year in 2022. It was lackluster enough that multiple titles have been cancelled, and a long anticipated title, Skull and Bones, has been further delayed. In the release Ubisoft sent out, it stated that it would be restructuring in order to alleviate some of its financial... Read more...
High seas adventure and piracy game fans have been excited for the upcoming Skull and Bones, but according to a new statement from the development company, the game is delayed again. Along with the delay Ubisoft has also decided to scrap a few unannounced projects. It also looks like some company restructuring is... Read more...
Making top-shelf AAA games is an enormous endeavor. If you ever wonder just how enormous, open up your favorite Assassin's Creed, Call of Duty, or Bethesda title, and just let the credits run for the hour-plus it'll take. AAA game developers have been raising prices to pay this ever-growing cast, and the latest to do... Read more...
Netflix has seen its first-ever subscriber losses in recent quarters, and that has led the streaming powerhouse to spin up a number of new initiatives. Some, like creating an ad-supported tier, won't do anything to make current subscribers happier, but maybe some free games would help? Netflix is expanding its lineup... Read more...
The Far Cry franchise is a popular series among gamers. The latest installment, Far Cry 6, is set on an island run by an overzealous dictator, Anton Castillo, who plans on forging his paradise using any means necessary. If you have been on the fence about buying the game, Ubisoft is giving gamers a chance to play its... Read more...
China’s largest gaming firm, Tencent Holdings, aims to grow its stake in France’s biggest gaming firm, Ubisoft Entertainment. Reports today suggest that Tencent, which already owns a 5% stake in Ubisoft, is looking to do a deal to acquire shares from the founding Guillemot family, which owns 15% of the French gaming... Read more...
The online services for more and more games are being shuttered due to decreased engagement and the costs associated to maintain the server hardware and software. Ubisoft has announced its latest list of games and their associated platforms for which online services will no longer be available. There are, of course, some caveats and peculiar Read more...
Netflix is getting ready to stream the first half of the fourth season of Stranger Things, the hugely popular series that pays homage to 1980s sci-fi and horror dramas. For those you who can't get enough of Stranger Things, there's a themed crossover headed to Far Cry 6. And don't worry if you don't own the game, you... Read more...
As the world of NFTs grows in popularity, there are still some who have not bought into the latest craze. Indie game marketplace Itch.io is one of them, and asks you reevaluate your life if you think NFTs are a good thing. It seems more and more people are buying into the concept of non-fungible tokens (NFTs). But... Read more...
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