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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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65. Re: Far Cry 3 Uplay Workaround Dec 1, 2012, 10:26 Dades
 
Jerykk wrote on Dec 1, 2012, 02:30:
Yeah, Uplay is pretty worthless like that. You have to instal and run a game before Uplay lets you link it to your account. If you bought the game from Steam, you can't link the game to your Uplay account.

What the hell is the point of having a digital client if you can't even properly link games to it? Skipping this if it means I have to use yet another digital client.

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