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A digital distribution platform developer by Ubisoft. It was formerly known as Uplay. It was released in 2009.

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Does Steam have a setting to hide all Uplay titles?

Today I bought an Uno card game from Steam since it was on sale and I thought it would be fun to try it out. However, clicking on the game icon took me to a Uplay web site instead of launching the ...
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What's the difference between buying a "PC game" and a "PC code"?

I have been playing Xbox games on Windows 10 and I want to buy Far Cry 3 to play on my PC. On Amazon I see two different things: one is Far Cry 3 for PC only which is the one I should buy but then ...
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License: "Just Dance" hardly usable without a subscription? And do I really have to buy a new release every year (2019, 2024 etc)?

My child loves "Just Dance", but says that a lot of things don't work with our old Nintendo Switch release. Just Dance is a rhythm game series developed and published by Ubisoft. The ...
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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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Can I play a Uplay game through Steam's Big Picture mode?

Is it possible to add a game acquired through Uplay to my Steam library so I can play it in Big Picture mode? I got Assassin's Creed IV free with my video card, but I had to get it through Uplay. I ...
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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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What does my Uplay level do?

I understand Steam levels and what they give you but I own a few games on Uplay (including games I own on Steam but have to play through Uplay...) and I noticed that there is a profile leveling system ...
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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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Find uplay, Origin, Battle.net game ID

Through this forum I found out that you can make uplay start a game with the following command. "C:\Program Files (x86)\Ubisoft\Ubisoft Game Launcher\Uplay.exe" "uplay://launch/410/0" This specific ...
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Uplay Games not Launching

I have 2 Ubisoft games on Steam, Assassin's Creed III and Valiant Hearts. I've bought them a while ago, and they seemed to work, I've played them a lot. But now, when I try to run them, the mouse ...
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Do I have to reinstall a game for multiple accounts?

I have kinda an odd question. Me and my brother sometimes share a PC and we both have different accounts. So let's say I have Rainbow Six Siege on my on my account and I download it off of my account. ...
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Uplay crashing on logging in

I'm trying to play Watchdogs, however, EVERY time I try and open Uplay it crashed, I've tried reinstalling, restarting my PC, restartinig my PC between each step of reinstalling Uplay and everytime it ...
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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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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 ...
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Does For Honor support cross-play between Steam and Uplay?

For Honor can be bought from Steam and Uplay as far as I know. However, if I buy the game on Uplay, am I able to play with my friends who bought it on Steam?
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If i buy a Ubisoft game on Steam will it appear in UPLAY list as well?

I want to buy on sale a Ubisoft game on Steam. The only problem is that i want to collect all Ubisoft games on UPLAY. If i buy the game on Steam will it appear in the UPLAY games list? so i will be ...
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How can I bind my Steam game to my Ubisoft account?

I'd like to know if anyone knows how to bind my Steam purchased game to my Ubisoft account. We're talking about "South Park: The Stick of Truth" in this particular case. Problem discription: ...
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New Recruits achievement not awarded in Assassin's Creed Origins

I have completed the Main quests (including the two DLC) for Assassin's Creed: Origins, so am now working through all the different possible Steam/Uplay achievements. One of these is called "New ...
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How do I opt out of this ubisoft connect thing?

I got Immortals Fenyx Rising after hearing it was similar to Breath of the Wild, because I've been craving more BotW but have run out of BotW. But every time I try to start the game, it pops up a ...
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Uplay Shop Tab Missing

I'm in a very strange situation. When I run Uplay and log in, there is no shop tab. Usually, I start all my PC games from Steam, which means I don't use Uplay very often. I tried to fix this bug by ...
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UPlay Plus free month: What happens if I cancel now?

I activated my free trial of UPlay+ yesterday, and successfully downloaded some games. If not cancelled at the latest at the end of the month (September 30th), I will be charged 14,99€ / month from ...
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How do I remove Ubisoft Connect (formerly Uplay) from Ubisoft games?

I wonder whether anyone has figured out how to patch Ubisoft games so that Ubisoft Connect/Uplay is not launched, given that the launcher is both unnecessary for many players' purposes as well as ...
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Why can't I buy any games in Uplay after linking Steam account?

After buying a Ubisoft game on Steam, the store in the Uplay launcher disappeared.
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What counts towards your 'fear' rating in AC:BF?

While playing Black Flag, I have noticed that a Uplay notification occasionally appears, usually when I have finished a mission commenting 'You are the x most feared pirate' How is this ...
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How can I stop the uplay client giving me "A Ubisoft service is unavailable at the moment."?

When I start my uplay client to play some ACII and try to login with valid credentials (tested on the uplay website) I get "A Ubisoft service is unavailable at the moment.". I've googled the message ...
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How can you find out the uplay account which is linked to Steam?

There are some games, which are buyable on Steam (in my case Assasin's Creed Revelations), but require a uplay account. How can you find out which uplay account is linked inside Steam? It seems that ...
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How can I uninstall the Child of Light demo?

I've played through the Child of Light demo (installed from Steam but launched from Uplay), then some time afterwards purchased and downloaded the full version (again, bought and downloaded from Steam,...
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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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A single client to run games from different clients [closed]

I use windows 10 and for gaming I have to use a lot of clients like Steam, Origin, Epic, etc. Is there any way of centralizing these clients? For example one common client instead of all of these or ...
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If I buy a Ubisoft game on Steam, can I play the game through Uplay? [closed]

I just bought Assassin's Creed Unity on Steam, but the place I was playing can't install the game on Steam but the game is already installed in Uplay, can I play the game from Uplay instead of from ...
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Are your Uplay Unlocks shared between platforms?

A few years ago, I ended up unlocking all of the Uplay Rewards for Far Cry 4 on the PlayStation 3. This was done directly from the game. If I buy a Uplay game on PC that I have completed on another ...
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Does removing a Uplay game from your Steam account also remove it from Uplay?

I want to remove Assassin's Creed: Unity from my Steam account. Would this also remove it also from my Uplay account?
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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 play Rayman Legends without Uplay

I bought Rayman Legends on Steam a while ago, but when I launch it via Steam, it automatically launches Uplay (which uses about 6 times as much RAM as Steam, and crashes a lot). Is there any way to ...
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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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Why is "Ubisoft Connect" required in Just Dance 2022?

I bought a physical game, Just Dance 2022 for Switch. It was quite expensive. Can anyone tell me what the account is for? I have some 30-day demo, no idea what. I have already paid a lot of money for ...
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What exactly will be missed by prematurely starting the expansion of The Division 2?

The Division 2 has one expansion to date: Warlords of New York. Starting it might fast forward your character progression and lock you out of specific content/gameplay. The game itself warns about ...
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Disable Uplay overlay on Steam

I am trying to play Assassin's creed Odyssey on Ubuntu 18 with Proton 5.13-4 on Steam. The game is running but a balloon asking to shift+f2 to open Uplay is constantly on the top right corner of the ...
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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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Can I use Steam Family Sharing to play an Origin or Ubisoft game?

Can I Use Steam Family Sharing to play an Origin or Ubisoft game if I don't own it on Steam but I do own it on Origin or on Ubisoft Connect/Uplay? I am asking this to see if I can get the games' ...
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Season Pass from Origin for a Ubisoft Game

I have Assassin's Creed III linked to my Uplay account. I want season pass for the game. The season pass in Uplay is bit expensive when compared to Origin. So is it possible to buy the season pass ...
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How do I disable Ubisoft Connect popups?

I'm playing Immortals: Fenyx Rising on Nintendo Switch and have changed the HUD settings to disable a lot of the pop-ups that cover the screen. I can't figure out how to disable the pop-ups from ...
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How can I receive unclaimed Uplay points?

Uplay shows that I have got unclaimed Uplay points, most likely from the time I played the assassin's creed series on the PS3, I do not have access to the console anymore. How can I claim the points?
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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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I have the same game purchased both on Uplay and Steam. How do I launch the steam version of the game?

I brought Ghost Recon Future Solider on Uplay long time ago I also brought the same game on Steam recently When I go to Library on Steam and download the game and launch it, it again downloads the ...
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How does Ubisoft Connect (formerly Uplay) track what games are installed?

I feel like the question itself will make sense to anyone who knows the answer, but to expand a bit... I am in the process of making a program that can allow me to monitor the size of my game ...
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Nvidia Geforce NOW: Games that require UPLAY crash after starting up

It seems that all games depending on UPLAY crash after startup (because UPLAY itself crashes). See screenshot here Something must be wrong with my Geforce NOW configuration, as this initially worked ...
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Rainbow Six : Siege won't update and can't play

Yesterday Rainbow Six worked fine, but today something strange happened. I wanted to surf the shop, and the game won't update, and I get this error saying Update failed, with two options retry and ...
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Mods, Auto Updates, DRM, and Git - Can Git be used to preserve moddable game versions? [closed]

Can Git be used to store and archive snapshots of moddable game versions that are part of a client like Steam or UPlay? I recently had this idea because a game updated tonight (by accident) and broke ...
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Is a Uplay account required for Assassin's Creed 2 on consoles (Xbox 360, PS3)?

I'm thinking about finally buying a PS3 and I was wondering if Assassin's Creed 2 would require a Uplay account, or if Uplay is optional. I have held off on buying these games on Steam for this reason,...
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