Uplay is Ubisoft's (very lightweight) social service for certain Ubisoft games. It features unlocks based on gameplay, unlocks that can be purchased with Uplay points (cannot be bought, only earned by playing Ubi games), game help and forthcoming social tools.

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Do I need a U-Play account to get 100% completion in AC4?

Do I need a U-Play account to get 100% completion in AC4? 100% of everything achievements/trophies, memory sequences, boat stuff, just anything to complete the game
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What happens if I buy a game I own on Uplay, on Steam?

If I own a game, which requires Uplay, on Uplay, and buy the same game later on Steam, what will happen? Here are a few of my thoughts of possible outcomes. Will I get a key from Steam, which I ...
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What Do I Get If I Connect a Uplay Account?

Just Dance 2014 (on the Xbox 360 if it matters) wants me to create a Uplay account (for Ubisoft) and connect it to the game. What will be the in-game benefits if I do this? Will I get free songs or ...
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Playing used UPlay Games

So, my lovely girlfriend bought me a (used) copy of Assassin's Creed II for Christmas, and I finally got around to installing it today (what can I say, I also got Minecraft). Anyway, after installing ...
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How to do in game text chat in Assassins creed 3?

Earlier I used to play MW3 multiplayer. There we have a very simple way to chat. Just press T and write, everyone can see that. Press Y and write only your team mates can see that. But in Assassin's ...
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Do I have to pay for uPlay?

I found this guide whilst researching my other question. As well as this other question about What is Uplay? Can I play Ubisoft games without it? I'm a bit confused. Do I have to pay for it/the ...
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Is there any way to turn off the synchronizing of save games?

When Might & Magic: Heroes VI is closed, Ubisoft's Uplay service pops up a window that says "Synchronizing Save Games", which takes a very long time to complete and often fails without any obvious ...
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Is there a way to avoid losing my progress when Uplay is down?

Last night, I tried to play Heroes VI, only to find that Uplay was down. I was offered an "offline" mode, but upon running the game in "offline" mode, I found that none of my previous saves were ...
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What is Uplay? Can I play Ubisoft games without it?

Heroes of Might and Magic VI seems to have installed a program called "Uplay", which it uses to launch (in addition to Steam, mind!) What exactly is Uplay supposed to be? I notice that when I stop ...
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Can I play Assassin's Creed 2 or use Ubisoft's Uplay offline?

Late last night (around midnight EDT), I tried to play Assassin's Creed 2 on the PC via Steam. I was unable to even get past the Uplay login screen because Ubisoft's service was down. Not only that ...