An replace on Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD‘s Steam web page has sparked widespread condemnation from the gaming neighborhood. It seems that the sport, which was reportedly on sale on the platform lately, has not solely been delisted at writer Ubisoft’s request but it surely’ll additionally change into inaccessible to homeowners come September. This is an uncommon transfer, and one which has significantly involved those that personal Ubisoft video games digitally on consoles and PC each.
What’s happening with Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD?
Ubisoft lately introduced that it’s shutting down on-line companies for over a dozen older video games together with Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD. PC gamers had been moreover instructed that they gained’t have the option to set up or entry DLC that they’ve beforehand bought for a few of the video games – a transfer that additionally sparked backlash. But this Steam replace took many abruptly as a result of it takes the complete recreation away.
“At the request of the writer, Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD is now not accessible on the market on Steam,” the Steam notice reads. “Please observe this title is not going to be accessible following September 1st, 2022.”
Assassin’s Creed Liberation HD is a 2014 console and PC spin-off of Assassin’s Creed 3. It initially launched in 2012 for the PS Vita. In 2019, a remastered model of Liberation was bundled with Assassin’s Creed 3 Remastered. Now, it seems that PC gamers will solely have the option to entry the sport by buying the 2019 bundle.
It’s unclear why Ubisoft determined to revoke homeowners’ entry to the sport fully. However, the transfer has brought about concern amongst each console and PC gamers particularly those that personal a lot of their Ubisoft library digitally.
Ubisoft has but to touch upon the backlash and/or clarify its choice.
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