Is the HD version of 'Assassin's Creed III Lady Liberty' currently being distributed on Steam discontinued and unplayable after September 1st?

In Japan, the HD version of '

Assassin's Creed III Liberation' released as 'Assassin's Creed III Lady Liberty ', ' Assassin's Creed Liberation HD ' is distributed on game stores such as Steam, PlayStation Store, and Xbox LIVE. However, it has been talked about that the Steam version of the same work will be discontinued after September 1, 2022, and there is a possibility that purchasers will not be able to play it.

Assassin's Creed Liberation HD will not be accessible following September 1st according to its Steam page: Games

Assassin's Creed Liberation Delisted & to Be Unplayable Even to Owners Starting September 1 on Steam

Ubisoft announced that it will end the multiplayer and online features of 15 popular titles from the past after September 1, 2022. Ubisoft explained that the reason for closing the online server was 'to focus resources on providing a great experience for players playing new or popular titles', but the game itself will not be playable. Was not announced.

Ubisoft Announces 15 Titles to End Multiplayer & Online Features After September-GIGAZINE

However, a new announcement has been added to the sales page of the Steam version of 'Assassin's Creed Liberation HD', and it has been talked about that there is a wording that will not be playable after September 1, 2022. This announcement was discovered by Reddit user Stomphulk, a few days after Ubisoft announced the closure of its online server.

Steam: Assassin's Creed® Liberation HD

The contents of the announcement are as follows. The second from the top is 'Assassin's Creed Liberation HD will be discontinued on Steam at the request of the publisher', and the third is 'Please note this title will not be accessible following September 1st, 2022 (2022). After September 1, 2014, this title will no longer be accessible). ' In other words, users who purchased Assassin's Creed Liberation HD on Steam may not be able to play the same after September 1st.

'Assassin's Creed III Lady Liberty' was released for PlayStation Vita in 2012 and shares the world view with Assassin's Creed III. This is the first work in the Assassin's Creed series featuring a black woman, and in 2014 the HD version was released for PlayStation 3 and PC.

MP1st , a game media company that reported that Assassin's Creed Liberation HD will be discontinued and unplayable on Steam, said, 'Due to this, digital games are hated by some consumer groups. 'It's common for games to stop being distributed in digital game stores, but there are few cases where titles are completely unplayable.'

In addition, MP1st reports, 'Let's hope that this is not the beginning of a new trend,' and hopes that there will be no situation where play becomes impossible at the same time as the end of sales of the game. MP1st has contacted Ubisoft to see if there are any workarounds planned for this case, but no response has been received at the time of writing the article.

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