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Ubisoft Plans Mandatory Online Authentication

Ubisoft is going to require an internet connection to Ubi.com to play its PC games as it looks to protect games from piracy, reports GameSpy, where they offer details on the plan, which they liken to Valve's online authentication through Steam. This will also involve online saved games handled through the cloud and unlimited activations: "If you own a hundred PCs, you can install your games on a hundred PCs," explains Brent Wilkinson, Director, Customer Service and Production Planning at Ubisoft. They asked if Ubisoft was concerned with potential backlash from gamers concerned over being required to be online to play, but Wilkenson seems unconcerned: "We think most people are going to be fine with it. Most people are always connected to an Internet connection."

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30. Re: Ubisoft Plans Mandatory Online Authentication Jan 27, 2010, 02:52 Old_Geezer
 
Once again, a bunch of corporate assholes figure out a new way to insult every honest customer for buying their product.

Fuck you Ubi.

This comment was edited on Jan 27, 2010, 02:58.
 
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