Mon. Aug 8th, 2022

Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood, the first game in the Assassin’s Creed franchise with multiplayer, will be discontinued in September on PC, PS3 and Xbox 360, publisher Ubisoft has announced. It is part of a collection of more than a dozen games whose online elements will be discontinued that month, meaning players will not be able to play their multiplayer components, access their online features, link Ubisoft accounts in-game or install and access downloadable content.

“By closing the online services for some older games, we can focus our resources on delivering great experiences for players playing newer or more popular titles,” reads Ubisoft’s help page. Of Assassin’s Creed Brotherhood it was originally released in November 2010 and has had online support for almost 12 years. But it’s always sad to see a piece of gaming history become inaccessible, especially since the game’s multiplayer element was missing from the remaster on the PS4, Xbox One, and Nintendo Switch.

next Brotherhoodthe online services associated with 2011’s Assassin’s Creed Revelations on PS3 and Xbox 360 are also shutting down, as well as those from 2012 Assassin’s Creed 3 on PC, PS3, Xbox 360 and Wii U. Confusingly, Ubisoft also mentions: Assassin’s Creed II as another game whose online elements (on PS3 and PC) will be shutting down in September, although a separate help page says the online services on PC were shut down earlier in June 2021. We have reached out to Ubisoft for clarification.

2013’s Assassin’s Creed 4 Black Flagwhich also included a multiplayer element does not appear to be affected by the shutdowns.

Other games that will be shutting down their online services on various platforms in September include: Driver San FranciscoFar cry 3the 2012 edition Ghost Recon Future SoldierPrince of Persia the Forgotten SandsRayman Legendsand Splinter Cell: Blacklist† For a full list of games, visit Ubisoft’s help page.

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