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Ubisoft’s digital boss on free-to-play, mobile games, eSports and the new UPlay

Ubisoft showed off its download line-up at its Digital Days showcase in Paris earlier this month, and MCV caught up with worldwide director of online games Stephanie Perotti. The publisher’s digital boss shared with us the plan for the newly-relaunched UPlay downloads service, the ever-growing free-to-play sector, the promising eSports …

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Revamped UPlay could sell third-party download games

Ubisoft hopes to add titles from other publishers to its newly-launched UPlay app in future. The service currently only sells digital versions of Ubi’s own PC titles, but could be expanded to rival the likes of EA’s Origin and Steam. We remain open to opportunities,” Ubisoft’s Stephanie Perotti told MCV …

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Ubisoft selling PC games for £1 via new digital distribution app

Key titles from Ubisoft’s back catalogue are on sale for 1 to promote its new digital distribution hub. At Gamescom yesterday the firm officially launched Uplay PC, a Steam- and Origin-a-like app that sells games and connects to the Uplay community and in-game achievements service. The Uplay service now has …

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Ubisoft makes digital distribution debut with Uplay PC

Ubisoft has announced the launch of Uplay PC, a digital distribution branch of the company’s already established network. Uplay was established back in 2009, with its launch coinciding with the release of Assassin’s Creed 2. The network allows gamers to log-in with an account to unlock in-game extras from various …

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Ubisoft fixes uPlay DRM issue

Publisher Ubisoft claims it has resolved the loophole in its PC DRM that should prevent hackers from accessing uPlay users’ computers. The new patch can be downloaded from uPlay’s website or through the uPlay application. The fix comes in response to issues that arose yesterday, when it was reported that …

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UPDATED: Ubisoft DRM loophole allows remote hackers to access PCs

A potentially very serious issue with the PC DRM employed by Ubisoft seems to have left many gamers susceptible to hackers. Rock Paper Shotgun reports that a problem with the Uplay/DRM infrastructure of a number of Ubisoft titles that allows websites to plant potentially malicious code onto the PCs of …

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Ubisoft’s Uplay still going strong

Ubisoft launched its own social network, Uplay with the release of Assassin’s Creed II. It’s a layer that runs over the likes of Xbox Live and PSN, and offers players of Ubi titles the chance to use achievements to unlock in-game freebies. Uplay has been a relatively quiet part of …

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Driver dev defends Uplay Passport

Publisher execs claim that the public like them. Gamers have often seemed less enthused. But the founder of Driver developer Ubisoft Reflections has defended the new Uplay Passport model. Like EA’s Online Pass, games that partake in the Uplay Passport include a code in the box that can be redeemed …

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Ubisofts Online Pass named, priced

Starting with the release of Driver: San Francisco on September 2nd, Ubisoft is to introduce its own version of EA’s Online Pass. Called the Uplay Passport, it will come in the form of a one-time use code in the box. This can then be redeemed online to unlock multiplayer online …

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Ubisoft confirms Uplay Online Pass

Yet another publisher has announced plans to introduce and EA Online Pass type system into its future releases. Following rumours last week, Ubisoft has now confirmed that September release Driver: San Francisco will be the first game to include what is to be called the Uplay Online Pass. As with …

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