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UbiSoft, I might actually run out of reasons to quit boycotting you...
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Darksiders 2 console port style incoming...

Isn't it already released?

http://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/632501-darksiders-ii/data
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post #62 of 161
I read the release + Several other releases but, the only game anyone seems to mention is AC3//ACR.

Does this cover AC2? AC? DA? DA2?

To what extent does the new policy, actually cover?
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Originally Posted by lordikon View Post

UbiSoft, I might actually run out of reasons to quit boycotting you...
Isn't it already released?
http://www.gamefaqs.com/pc/632501-darksiders-ii/data

Console port "style" coming up.
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Aaaaaaand Ubisoft hated by all mankind and his dog after it is revealed that Assassins Creed 3/Farcry 3 will require uPlay in 5........4........3........2........
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Just for all the haters, I bet you use steam for some of your games don't you? That's always-on DRM smile.gif enjoy!

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No, I tried playing my games when I didn't have an internet connection (moved into a new flat) and couldn't play them (Alice: Madness Returns, L.A. Noire, From Dust, The Walking Dead etc.).

As retarded as it is, you need to enable offline mode once while you have an internet connection, then it works for around 90 days or something.
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Revelations doesn't have always-on DRM and it has an amazing storyline smile.gif.
Really? OK; I admit that after it was on AC2 and Driver: San Fran, Anno 2070 etc I didn't look too closely. Thanks for the heads up. smile.gif
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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.
I read on another site that they've retroactively removed DRM from "some" titles. As I don't own them though (and have no intention of buying them to find out) I'll have to wait to see a bit longer. wink.gif
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This doesn't mean anything because it's just been moved into another DRM style called Uplay.
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This doesn't mean anything because it's just been moved into another DRM style called Uplay.

Have you used Uplay?

And the DRM here is a one off activation that has no limits and doesn't require an internet connection (after the one time activation). Uplay opens in offline mode without the silly restriction Steam has.

Uplay is actually pretty decent. Now all Ubi need to do is not overprice their games and Origin has actual competition.
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Guess they got pinched from people not buying their garbage.
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Well Done!! To celebrate this already pre-order AC3!! biggrin.gif
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