Ubisoft Closes Servers for Rainbow Six and Ghost Recon Titles This Yr


Ubisoft shall be closing the web servers for a handful of their legacy Ghost Recon and Rainbow Six titles. In addition to sunsetting the servers for Ghost Recon Future Soldier, Rainbow Six Vegas, and Rainbow Six Vegas 2 on PlayStation 3, the servers for PlayStation 2 title Rainbow Six Lockdown may even be closed.

Regardless of Sony’s Dynamic Community Authentication System closing for PlayStation 2 in 2016, Rainbow Six Lockdown on-line matches can nonetheless be performed through the third social gathering XLink Kai service. Sadly gamers will not be capable of use that service to play the sport later this yr, though Ubisoft didn’t give a selected date for the closure. Likewise there’s solely a 2021 window for the closure of the web servers for the trio of PS3 video games. All the video games’ solo and native multiplayer modes will stay out there, though in-game information, on-line leaderboards and different in-game stat providers that require on-line shall be closed. When it comes to Ghost Recon Future Soldier, the sport’s Ubisoft Join (previously UPlay) rewards and actions may even be disabled, and a few trophies will develop into discontinued.

These eager to seize maintain of the video games’ DLC will need to accomplish that earlier than the PlayStation Three Retailer closes on July 2. Rainbow Six Vegas 2 bought a free DLC that included maps that can be utilized within the recreation’s co-op Terrorist Hunt mode. Ghost Recon: Future Soldier had three DLC expansions: Khyber Strike, Raven Strike, and Arctic Strike. These included new maps, weapons, and marketing campaign missions.

The closures aren’t stunning taking into consideration nearly all of franchise followers may have moved on to the most recent video games. Rainbow Six Siege continues so as to add content material and Yr 6 started on the finish of February. There’s additionally the upcoming title Rainbow Six Quarantine resulting from be launched later this yr. In the meantime, Ubisoft has promised so as to add content material to Ghost Recon: Breakpoint all year long, together with a Teammate Expertise Replace on the finish of spring and a a lot bigger title replace this fall that features a new operation.

[Supply: Ubisoft Boards]

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