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Questions tagged [uplay]

Uplay is Ubisoft's 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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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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Was my game activated twice on the same Uplay account?

I created a uplay account a few years ago for my little brother. I sended him FarCry Primal as a steam gift last month, and it was activated on his uplay account, because he was logged in on it. ...
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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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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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Can I activate a product key in UPlay for a game that I've already bought on Steam?

I have bought a Ubisoft game on Steam, and bought its season pass product key on a retail website, which happens to be for UPlay. It seems that I have wasted my money. That, I accept. Now, I want to ...
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How does Uplay cloud works

After few minutes of googling I decide to give up and ask question here. I can't figure out how exactly Uplay cloud (storing/restoring game saves) works. Is it the same as in steam? The save 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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Rainbow Six : Siege won't update and can't play

So, 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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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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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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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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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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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 DLC content downloading

I am playing from Uplay and I own a far cry 3 copy on my H drive, and got the blood dragon DLC today for free which is showing in my Uplay library and its to be downloaded. Do I need to just download ...
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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Can't play a game/DLC after a license transfer

So, I made a license transfer with my friend. I signed into his profile to download a DLC or game. Then, when it finished downloading, I signed out of his profile and went back onto mine. Then I tried ...
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Purchasing UPlay game on Steam

I purchased Far Cry 3 on my Steam account, I downloaded the game from Steam and when I ran it I got a key to activate the game on UPlay but, when I run the game I should login to both services. If I ...
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Ubisoft server problem in every AC game

I've searched for a solution to this problem for days, all together. I can't seem to get it fixed. Since AC4:Black Flag the game is saying the Ubisoft Server are offline. Every time. It's a little ...
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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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Do I need uplay in order to play Ubisoft games bought on Origin? [duplicate]

When I buy for example Far Cry 4 via Origin, will I need uplay AND Origin to start in order to play it? Or do you just need Origin OR uplay (which one)? Was wondering.
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Assassin's Creed II keep on crashing

I recently purchased this game, Assassin's Creed II Deluxe Edition, mainly because it looked interesting and it was on sale. So I bought it and installed it. When I lauched the game, it gave me the ...
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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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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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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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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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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 ...