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-OGA: Mr. Guillemot, after arduous months of data gathering and exhaustive analyses we've determined that PC gamers find your policy of an imperative client absolutely unsatisfactory.

-Guillemot: So in Layman's term?

-OGA: You need to drop UPlay.


We're sorry to announce that due to radical differences in the way Ubisoft and the OGA consider to be the pertinent strategy to approach the marvelous PC audience, we're terminating our alliance with the organization. However, be assured we still continue on our efforts into understanding the needs of PC gamers to provide innovative experiences, like the ones Ubisoft has always been know for.



Later on, Guillemot dinner with a Ubisoft board executive: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
And I ended up with: "to provide innovative experiences, like the ones Ubisoft has always been known for."

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so Ubisoft and now Bethesda are companies i will not buy from. Ubisoft with broken games, and Bethesda deciding that Fallout 4 retail disc will only have a partial install. Too many marketers and business suits, not enough gamers running their shows. And don't get me started on EA. What in the world is becoming of PC gaming? Thank god for CDProjekt, the one company that seems to get it.

....selling a partial disc is like 1% of the crap Bethesda deserves hate for. Under developed games shipped incomplete and not changing the interface or fixing bugs or crappy port issues and leaving it all for modders to fix for them because they know it's going to happen and it's free labor they don't have to pay for outside of making a mod kit for their games.
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I recently play and beat AC3 because I had bought it three years ago and never got around to beating it til just recently.

Was really thinking of getting Syndicate but I thought otherwise after seeing game play. I am a huge fan of Far Cry series, and thought Watch Dogs was OKAY.
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I recently play and beat AC3 because I had bought it three years ago and never got around to beating it til just recently.

Was really thinking of getting Syndicate but I thought otherwise after seeing game play. I am a huge fan of Far Cry series, and thought Watch Dogs was OKAY.

I've think you've hit on something. Ubi having access to this 'gaming' study group is all well and good, but doesn't change how they make games, only sell and market them. Imo Ubi needs to hire new talent. Their IP's are getting stale and boring. We're seeing the same gameplay elements across multiple genres and its just getting sad. Other members have mentioned Bethesda as a comparable company and to an extent I do agree. The reason Bethesda doesn't get as much slack from gamers is because they generally make better games. Bugs, drm, bad ports, and all, they are still much better than 99% of what Ubi makes.
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So with Ubisoft present, is it safe to assume that this organization is a joke?

EDIT: typed EA on impulse, lmao
Pretty much....it's like the UN of gaming.
    
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I have been able to avoid EA and Ubi for more than 5 years by now.

I only wish that it would be possible to hide everything in Steam released by them so that I would not have to even see their stuff and then look gee it looks kinda ok, until you notice that "3rd party DRM UPlay" and it's immediate turnoff.
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Until you rid this virtual world of cancer known as Uplay, you can have my penny back ubisoft. Otherwise, please continue being hated.
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