Ubisoft warns of server hosting switch, some games affected

By Patrick Garratt
2 February 2012 10:16 GMT

Ubisoft is about to switch hosting on its servers, a move that will affect online play of certain games.

“Starting February 7, Ubisoft will be transitioning the hosting of many of its online services from a third-party data center to a new facility,” said the company in a statement. “During the transition, some Ubisoft services and online games will not be available – a full list of affected games and services can be found here.

“We apologize to our customers for the inconvenience. This move ultimately will help us improve the maintenance of our infrastructure and deliver better uptime and greatly improved services for our customers.”

The following are the only products to be affected:

  • Assassin’s Creed (Mac)
  • Tom Clancy’s H.A.W.X. 2 (PC)
  • Might & Magic : Heroes VI (PC)
  • Splinter Cell Conviction (Mac)
  • The Settlers 7: Paths to a Kingdom (PC)
  • The Settlers (Mac)

It’s not clear how long the transition will take. Uplay PC will be not be available during the switch.

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