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Ubisoft shutting down older Ghost Recon, Rainbow Six servers this year

Vegas and Vegas 2 folded.

Ubisoft is pulling the plug on several older Tom Clancy games this year, meaning you'll no longer be able to play them online.

Ghost Recon Future Soldier, Rainbow Six Lockdown, Rainbow Six Vegas and Rainbow Six Vegas 2 will all be shuttered on PC, PlayStation and Xbox platforms at some point before the end of 2021.

Ubisoft doesn't have a firm date yet, though it has slapped a 1st June shutdown date for a number of other PC games: Assassin's Creed 2, Prince of Persia: Forgotten Sands, Far Cry 2, Anno 1404, Might & Magic - Clash of Heroes, Splinter Cell Conviction, The Settlers 7 and Might & Magic X - Legacy.

Not all of these games have multiplayer, but all will be impacted in some way. Notably, this will include any "ULC" (unlockable content) which you may have claimed.

"The ULC will be disabled, meaning that you will no longer be able to unlock them," Ubisoft's support post spotted by ResetEra states. "On PC, even if you have redeemed them, the ULC will no longer be available. On consoles, the ULC will be available until you decide to reset your saved game files."

Any in-game news and player stats will also become unavailable, Ubisoft Connect features (if supported) will no longer function, and no refunds will be granted on any unused in-game currency.

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