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Ubisoft Stirs Controversy Over “Digitally Purchased Content”.

Ubisoft Stirs Controversy Over “Digitally Purchased Content”.

Inactive accounts can lose access to games! And so Ubisoft sparked a controversy over digital purchases.

Ubisoftknown publisher of successful franchises such as Doctrine killer And far cryHeadlines again – this time with one Controversial account policy. Players who are not logged into their Ubisoft account regularly risk losing their account and any games they have purchased. The company’s bold move could turn away potential buyers and infuriate the gaming community. After all, it sparked controversy Digitally purchased content (and her legacy).

Why? The controversy began when the “AntiDRM” Twitter account posted an excerpt from an email from Ubisoft. In it, the person posted that their account has been temporarily suspended for “inactivity and will be permanently closed within 30 days.”

Ubisoft accounts will be deleted if they are not active

Feedback was not long in coming, and Ubisoft support Try to smooth things over by saying, “Account closure can be avoided by logging in again.” It didn’t really ease it.

The Twitter community reacted largely negatively to Ubisoft’s unpopular policies. Criticisms included questioning the digital rights management system and dissatisfaction with account policies. Some have even pointed out that these policies are illegal in some countries, including Ubisoft’s home country of France. Others saw this action as a deliberate attempt to get players to use a Ubisoft+ subscription.

Assassin’s Creed Mirage will be released on October 12, 2023 for PS5, PS4, Xbox Series X/S, Xbox One, and Windows PC. – (c) Ubisoft

The “digitally purchased content” debate has reignited

It remains to be seen how Ubisoft will respond to the criticism. Although the French publisher adheres to DRM policies and blockchain-based games despite resistance from players, the negative community response may prompt the company to make changes. Gamers are excited to see how the situation will evolve and whether Ubisoft will pursue a more customer-friendly strategy in the future.

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By the way, Ubisoft provides reasons why you might want to sign in again. At least you avoid deleting the account (in a sarcastic sense).


Currently, 10 new games will be released by April 2024. The French “superhero franchise”, Assassin’s Creed, is currently working on 11 games simultaneously.