Ubisoft dumps always-on DRM

Ubisoft’s always-on DRM is now officially part of gaming history, as the publisher has officially confirmed that they’ve abandoned the controversial system forever.

All Ubisoft games now require a one-time online activation, but no additional installation limits or other restrictions are imposed.

“We have listened to feedback, and since June last year our policy for all of PC games is that we only require a one-time online activation when you first install the game, and from then you are free to play the game offline,” Ubisoft’s Stephanie Perlotti told RPS.

“Whenever you want to reach any online service, multiplayer, you will have to be connected, and obviously for online games you will also need to be online to play. But if you want to enjoy Assassin’s Creed III single player, you will be able to do that without being connected. And you will be able to activate the game on as many machines as you want.”

And the dragon was slain, and the kingdom was saved , and they all lived happily ever after.

Source: Rock Paper Shotgun

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