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Sure, some of those games aren't. For me, the only UbiSoft games I've enjoyed have been Assassin's Creed and Lumines games. They may have other good games, but I wouldn't have played them because I've been boycotting Ubisoft (for the most part) since Far Cry 2 came out and then they decided to use ridiculous DRM. Now that they've relaxed their DRM practices I may we willing to try some of their games again, provided they get good reviews.

I don't know, the DRM thing doesn't physically bother me. I have an internet connection. If boycotting a certain company practice on principle makes me lose out on playing some great games, that doesn't make sense to me. I'd rather just play the games. And the DRM has never actually prevented me from playing.
Not saying I agree with the practice, it is pretty stupid, and I'm glad they're changing it up. But it was never any reason in my mind to actually stop playing games. Why deprive yourself of that? AC and Splinter Cell on PC have been some of my favorite ones to date, DRM and all.
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Sure, some of those games aren't. For me, the only UbiSoft games I've enjoyed have been Assassin's Creed and Lumines games. They may have other good games, but I wouldn't have played them because I've been boycotting Ubisoft (for the most part) since Far Cry 2 came out and then they decided to use ridiculous DRM. Now that they've relaxed their DRM practices I may we willing to try some of their games again, provided they get good reviews.

I don't know, the DRM thing doesn't physically bother me. I have an internet connection. If boycotting a certain company practice on principle makes me lose out on playing some great games, that doesn't make sense to me. I'd rather just play the games. And the DRM has never actually prevented me from playing.
Not saying I agree with the practice, it is pretty stupid, and I'm glad they're changing it up. But it was never any reason in my mind to actually stop playing games. Why deprive yourself of that? AC and Splinter Cell on PC have been some of my favorite ones to date, DRM and all.

If you don't stand up for what you believe in, then you're doing nothing to stop it from continuing to happen to you. I'll deprive myself of products if I'm strongly enough against what that company is doing. I know I end up missing some good games, but I don't believe in DRM that requires always online.
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I don't see what the DRM issue is. Ubisoft has already announced they would stop using the draconian DRM they've had the past forever.
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I don't see what the DRM issue is. Ubisoft has already announced they would stop using the draconian DRM they've had the past forever.

Yea, I said earlier in the thread I will consider their future products once again because they've stopped with the crazy DRM.
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If you don't stand up for what you believe in, then you're doing nothing to stop it from continuing to happen to you. I'll deprive myself of products if I'm strongly enough against what that company is doing. I know I end up missing some good games, but I don't believe in DRM that requires always online.

Woah, getting a little deep there lol. It's not even about that...I support the people who actually made the game, and enjoy an awesome experience at the same time. I'm not going to not play a game just because of some stupid corporate decision about DRM. In fact it gives your complaint about the DRM issue more weight if you're actually a paying customer.
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If you don't stand up for what you believe in, then you're doing nothing to stop it from continuing to happen to you. I'll deprive myself of products if I'm strongly enough against what that company is doing. I know I end up missing some good games, but I don't believe in DRM that requires always online.

Woah, getting a little deep there lol. It's not even about that...I support the people who actually made the game, and enjoy an awesome experience at the same time. I'm not going to not play a game just because of some stupid corporate decision about DRM. In fact it gives your complaint about the DRM issue more weight if you're actually a paying customer.

By purchasing the product you're essentially supporting the DRM. They could really care less about your opinion if you're still willing to buy their products anyway. I understand wanting to support the developers, but I can't get myself to do that if it means supporting bad practices by the company that owns the product, and I don't feel bad for the developers, they've chosen to work for that company, nobody is forcing them to stay. Maybe I feel more strongly about online DRM than most, but what would happen if all games started moving to use online only DRM, what happens when they finally shut down those servers or they go out of business? I don't want to be in a situation where I cannot play some of my favorite games in 10-20 years, I still have some very old games that I play that I doubt would work if they had been implemented with an online DRM. On top of all of that, I'm not always in a place with internet access, it seems ridiculous to me that I would need internet access to play a single player game.
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By purchasing the product you're essentially supporting the DRM. They could really care less about your opinion if you're still willing to buy their products anyway. I understand wanting to support the developers, but I can't get myself to do that if it means supporting bad practices by the company that owns the product, and I don't feel bad for the developers, they've chosen to work for that company, nobody is forcing them to stay. Maybe I feel more strongly about online DRM than most, but what would happen if all games started moving to use online only DRM, what happens when they finally shut down those servers or they go out of business? I don't want to be in a situation where I cannot play some of my favorite games in 10-20 years, I still have some very old games that I play that I doubt would work if they had been implemented with an online DRM. On top of all of that, I'm not always in a place with internet access, it seems ridiculous to me that I would need internet access to play a single player game.

Didn't they say their removing the drm?
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By purchasing the product you're essentially supporting the DRM. They could really care less about your opinion if you're still willing to buy their products anyway. I understand wanting to support the developers, but I can't get myself to do that if it means supporting bad practices by the company that owns the product, and I don't feel bad for the developers, they've chosen to work for that company, nobody is forcing them to stay. Maybe I feel more strongly about online DRM than most, but what would happen if all games started moving to use online only DRM, what happens when they finally shut down those servers or they go out of business? I don't want to be in a situation where I cannot play some of my favorite games in 10-20 years, I still have some very old games that I play that I doubt would work if they had been implemented with an online DRM. On top of all of that, I'm not always in a place with internet access, it seems ridiculous to me that I would need internet access to play a single player game.

Didn't they say their removing the drm?

Yes, I was talking about past Ubisoft games and why I had boycotted them. I'm no longer boycotting them, but will still be weary about buying some of their games without seeing some good reviews first.
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Ubi's best game of the last year was Rayman Origins. If you don't like Origins I'm pretty sure you don't like gaming.
    
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Ubi's best game of the last year was Rayman Origins. If you don't like Origins I'm pretty sure you don't like gaming.

Played the Vita version demo for a bit, it was pretty decent. I've thought about getting the console version of it.
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