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Sceptical.

Basically, will believe it when I see it - Ubisoft have said one thing and done another before now.

Otherwise, I'll wait for GOG to get Ubisoft games in and play them then. I can't see Ubisoft going back through their catalogue and removing the always-on DRM of things like Assassins Creed 2/Brotherhood/Revelations, Heroes 6 or Anno 2070, either.
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Nice try, Ubisoft. I still don't like you.
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post #53 of 161
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Originally Posted by Paradigm Shifter View Post

Sceptical.
Basically, will believe it when I see it - Ubisoft have said one thing and done another before now.
Otherwise, I'll wait for GOG to get Ubisoft games in and play them then. I can't see Ubisoft going back through their catalogue and removing the always-on DRM of things like Assassins Creed 2/Brotherhood/Revelations, Heroes 6 or Anno 2070, either.

Revelations doesn't have always-on DRM and it has an amazing storyline smile.gif.
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Sceptical.
Basically, will believe it when I see it - Ubisoft have said one thing and done another before now.
Otherwise, I'll wait for GOG to get Ubisoft games in and play them then. I can't see Ubisoft going back through their catalogue and removing the always-on DRM of things like Assassins Creed 2/Brotherhood/Revelations, Heroes 6 or Anno 2070, either.

Yes. I wondered why people are saying "I'll buy their old games" when the article is only talking about AC3 and I would assume future PC games. Not their old ones...

Also since the article says the next game can be activated on as many PCs as possible does this mean retail is not tied to Steam?

Kind of like in CoD4 and W@W where you can use your key as many times as you want on many PCs so long as no two same game keys are in multiplayer at the same time.
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post #55 of 161
If you dare not buy AC3 you are the loser in this story.
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Thats good news, that means I'll be getting Far Cry 3 then.
    
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post #57 of 161
huh its april first already?
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All Together Now:

Awwww yeahhh!

I'll have to see it to believe it though...
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post #59 of 161
Now just offer a few hits on Steam for a good deal and watch the customers flock right back to you Ubisoft, well done. You've earned some of my respect back to a point that it is above my respect for Activision, though that's not saying much.
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post #60 of 161
It's a miracle! but I wish they would update all of their existing games with this DRM.
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