is revamping its game subscription service by offering a premium multi-platform plan and adding a cheaper tier on PC. The company bundles Ubisoft+ Multi-Access and PC Access into Ubisoft+ Premium. The new PC tier is called Ubisoft+ Classics. Ubisoft says there will be no automatic change for existing PC Access subscribers, whose plan will remain the same as current pricing.
Ubisoft+ Premium will cost you $18 per month (ie , fact fans). This includes access to premium versions of Ubisoft games, all expansions and monthly rewards. Best of all, you’ll be able to play new Ubisoft games the day they drop. Select games will also be available in early access. For example, if you register now, you can check out immediately Ubisoft won’t officially release until January 18th.
Plus, the Ubisoft+ Premium subscription works on Xbox, PC and Amazon Luna. So you can chip away on your computer during the workday (we won’t tell your boss), pick up where you left off wind down the day by catching up on an image on your phone after dinner and then when you’re in bed.
Alongside the Ubisoft+ Premium shake-up, the company has launched Ubisoft+ Classics on PC. It includes access to a collection of “popular back catalog and live games” for $8 a month. Includes available titles Far Cry 6, Rainbow Six Siege and Watch Dogs: Legion. Note that PlayStation Plus Extra and Premium subscribers
Philippe Tremblay, head of subscriptions at Ubisoft, says that Ubisoft+ has exceeded the publisher’s expectations in terms of membership numbers. “We’ve seen millions of players since launch and they’ve enjoyed over 600 million hours of gameplay,” Tremblay said. . Tremblay added that the company decided to launch Ubisoft+ Classics because “we think it’s a strong value proposition, and as we continue to add games to it over time, the catalog will grow so players can explore more of our world.”
Although the prices of the respective services are suitable for some, it is worth considering that Microsoft an attempt to appease regulators (). In August, Ubisoft said the deal meant subscribers could finally stream Activision Blizzard games. Ubisoft has yet to share a timeline for adding these titles to its service. “We’re currently working on the offer to make sure it’s the best possible experience for our subscribers, and we’ll have more to share later,” Tremblay said.
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