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Ubisoft emerges unscathed by DRM patent infringement lawsuit

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...

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UPlay hiccups render Watch Dogs unplayable for some on PC

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...

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Ubisoft lowers drawbridge on The Mighty Quest for Epic Loot beta

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'...

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South Park: The Stick of Truth doesn't have Uplay integration, guy

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...

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Assassin's Creed 4, more heavily discounted in Ubisoft's holiday sale

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...

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Uplay PC 4.0 gains Twitch streaming capabilities

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...

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AC4, Watch Dogs bringing Uplay to PS4, Xbox One

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...

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Assassin's Creed Liberation HD scampers to PS3, Xbox 360, PC

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...

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Ubisoft hacked, account info accessed

An unnamed Ubisoft website has been hacked, and usernames, email addresses and password information has been compromised. Ubisoft claims that no finanical information was obtained but in an "abundance of caution" wants folks to change their passwords. Ubisoft's Uplay service, the system housing...

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Might & Magic Heroes 6 activation issues resolved

Activation problems with Might & Magic Heroes 6 have been resolved, according to Ubisoft. Earlier this week, players encountered issues with the game, and many were unable to activate the game, which refused to accept the activation keys given to players upon purchase. "We have fixed the...

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