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I would imagine patching a game is separate to UPlay, but maybe? I dunno. I just know UPlay got a lot better when it dropped the always -on requirement and became a distribution service akin to Steam (but paling in comparison).
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UBISOFT CEO:

"We have failed with uplay store and it's DRM. All of our games are now patched to use Steam DRM. If you have purchased a game through uplay store, you will receive a free steam code for the same game and free DLCs. Thank you and shame on us."
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So how do we go about redeeming codes from Nvidia GPU purchases? I picked up a GTX 770 4gb from MC on the crazy deal and have AC and SC to redeem.
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Wait is it dead or what?
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So how do we go about redeeming codes from Nvidia GPU purchases? I picked up a GTX 770 4gb from MC on the crazy deal and have AC and SC to redeem.

However you normally would.

This is not killing uplay, just the "online pass" system. The "online pass" system was a unique code that came inside the game box, and got tied to your ubisoft account... so that if you sold the game, the person who bought it would need to buy that pass from Ubisoft to use the online feature.
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Oh, good!

Have they done anything else right, like fixing SH5 so that it works?

Or was that it?

Yeah, this is actually why I was wondering why they would have even considered something like this, since killing the 'Always-online' thing off.
 
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So how do we go about redeeming codes from Nvidia GPU purchases? I picked up a GTX 770 4gb from MC on the crazy deal and have AC and SC to redeem.

However you normally would.

This is not killing uplay, just the "online pass" system. The "online pass" system was a unique code that came inside the game box, and got tied to your ubisoft account... so that if you sold the game, the person who bought it would need to buy that pass from Ubisoft to use the online feature.

Thank you for the explanation. I would rep you, but well you know. +1 rep in spirit though.
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