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Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround

The reddit community has presented a workaround for problems users were having playing Far Cry 3, as the shooter sequel is now available in Europe, saying simply setting the game's Uplay mode to "offline" allows it to be played even with the servers unavailable. As detailed on Rock, Paper, Shotgun, many users were unable to play due to Uplay servers being offline, leading to accusations of more Ubisoft always-on DRM. In the meantime, Eurogamer notes that besides the workaround, Ubi tweets that the servers are back: "Dear #FarCry3PC players, thank you for your patience, our servers are back up & running. Have fun playing!"

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60. Re: Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround Dec 1, 2012, 07:59 StingingVelvet
 
Prez wrote on Dec 1, 2012, 05:00:
I could believe it in other games, but not FO3, sorry. Not at launch. In fact, I'm fairly certain that when the last time this was discussed, someone went back in your post history and found threads where you detailed problems with FO3 you yourself had despite your claims. It was pretty much proven to me at that point you just like being a contrarian. If someone says "up", you say "down". I loved FO3, despite it not being everyone's favorite, but it has nothing to do with saying whatever is socially acceptable.

Feel free to actually prove your accusations but I suspect you're thinking of someone else or making shit up.

I can't recall any serious issues with Bethesda games outside of one patch for Fallout 3 that made it start crashing a bit, but it was a later one, 1.5 I think. I don't think people are lying when they call Bethesda games bug-filled messes, I just think their experience is more in a minority than they think it is, or have less well-kept computers.

I have no reason to lie, it amuses me people here think I do.
 
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