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Ubisoft has been accused of selling pirated materials which it itself made as part of the Collector's Edition of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood.

The accusation revolves around the soundtrack for the Digital Deluxe Collector's Edition of Assassin's Creed: Brotherhood, the meta-data of which reveal it to be a torrented version which was encoded by 'Arsa13', rather than Ubisoft.

Exactly why Ubisoft included an illegally ripped version of the soundtrack in the Digital Deluxe package, rather than the official copies, is unclear. Ubisoft has told Eurogamer that it is now investigating the matter.
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http://www.bit-tech.net/news/gaming/...n-soundtrack/1
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Really? I don't even...that's ridiculous. Totally at a loss for why, they already own the rights...
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What's with Ubisoft and using pirated files? This isn't the first time it's happened.
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Whoops we lost the sound track files guys. What about the backups? Servers down. But we need to update the CD with the new patch! I got an idea! JUST TORRENT IT! Good thinkin brah. OK ITS DONE, QUICKLY PUT IT IN THE FILES.
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Soooo did they actually do anything illegal?
Idk how that works since they own the rights.
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Soooo did they actually do anything illegal?
Idk how that works since they own the rights.
It's just extremely unprofessional and ironic.
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Didnt ubisoft use a cracked .exe to fix there own game? Kind of reminds me of people being against gays, just to find out they were in fact gay.
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We need a judge to order their ISP logs be subpoenaed.
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Does this mean they get banned from using their developer software now?
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Originally Posted by bulmung View Post
Didnt ubisoft use a cracked .exe to fix there own game? Kind of reminds me of people being against gays, just to find out they were in fact gay.
Correct!

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This isn't the first time that Ubisoft has distributed illegal versions of its own software, however. Back in 2008 Ubisoft released a patch for Tom Clancy's Rainbow Six: Vegas 2 which allowed players to run the game without the CD in the drive. PC gamers quickly discovered, however, that the patch was actually just an existing
NO-CD hack by pirate group Reloaded
.
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