Ubisoft Screws Up Update for The Crew… Again!

Maintenance work is supposed to improve things and not make them worse, but the latter seems to be the situation after last weekends work on The Crew for PS4. A lot of users are getting the error code #3_5eaa9404_3 that implies a corrupt save game and prevents the user from playing the game.

This isn’t the first time this has been an issue either for Ubisoft and their PS4 version of The Crew. Both in July and December users experienced the same problems according to a 250+ post forum thread on the official support forum.

Ubisoft is simply asking all its users that experience the issue to create a support ticket and submit their details – but users report of 4-day silences on their tickets, so far.

 

Ubisoft Pushing Uplay & Pulling Games From Steam

Ubisoft need to stop what they’re doing, get up from their desks, take a walk outside and just stay there for a few weeks. It seems not a day goes by where I don’t get an email with “You’ll never guess what Ubisoft has done” in the title. Today we have heard news that Assassin’s Creed Unity will not be available on Steam in the UK, but it now looks like it runs a lot deeper than that.

“We’ve been in discussions with Valve about Assassin’s Creed Unity but for the time being the game is not available via Steam in the UK,” a Ubisoft representative told PCGamesN.

However, it now also looks like Far Cry 4 and The Crew will be joining Unity as the listings for all three games have been pulled from the Steam service entirely.

This means that if you want to purchase these games digitally, you’re going to have to download the UPlay service to play them.  The general consensus on Twitter is that no one likes Ubisoft (but that’s hardly breaking news). It also means these games won’t be cropping up in any of the popular Steam Sales we all love so much.

https://twitter.com/shadowzack/status/530569514057216000

Thank you PC Gamer for providing us with this information.

Free Ubisoft Game with the Purchase of Selected Nvidia GPUs

As part of the “Pick your Path” promotion, Nvidia is giving away keys for The Crew, Assassin’s Creed Unity and Far Cry 4 with the purchase of selected graphics cards. Nvidia have had a close relationship with Ubisoft for a while and most their games are built on the GameWorks technology.

Each game offered in this promotion is based on the GameWorks technology and are great examples to show off what the new GPUs features can do. The qualifying cards are the GeForce GTX 980, 970, 780 Ti or 780 as well as notebooks with GeForce GTX 980M or 970M

  • Assassin’s Creed Unity, the latest installment in Ubisoft’s most successful franchise, will feature HBAO+, TXAA, PCSS and tessellation technologies.
  • Far Cry 4 is another legendary game series getting a visual and technology upgrade. Besides HBAO+, TXAA, PCSS and enhanced 4K support, Far Cry 4 integrates NVIDIA “Godrays” technology so gamers can all but feel the sun beating down in the Himalayas, and NVIDIA HairWorks, for rendering the hyper-realistic adversaries players encounter.
  • The Crew is the ultimate street racing game and looks superb thanks to the use of HBAO+ and TXAA technologies – all rendered in breathtaking 4K.

The offer is only valid through selected and authorized dealers. So better check with your retailer before you order and expect to get a code, only to end up disappointed. Codes can be redeemed and further information and rules can be found on the Pick your Path mini site.

You can also find out more and be a part of this promotion through our friends at Overclockers UK here.

Thanks to Nvidia for providing us with this information

Images courtesy of Nvidia