Ubisoft is shutting down online services for titles like Assassin’s Creed 2 and more

Ubisoft is shutting down a number of online services for some of its older games, including titles like Assassin’s Creed 2.

Nothing lasts forever, especially in the world of video games. The latest case of video games losing their online services was announced by Ubisoft earlier this week, with a number of older titles losing their multiplayer. Worse still, PC versions of some games will also no longer let you download DLC for them.

Explaining in the announcement post, Ubisoft wrote “Closing the online services for some older games allows us to focus our resources on delivering great experiences for players who are playing newer or more popular titles.” The titles listed will lose multiplayer from September 1, later this year.

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Sony gets serious about PC gaming with its new lineup of monitors and headpones

Sony has revealed a new line of hardware called Inzone that’s targeting the world of PC gaming.

Late last month, Sony revealed a trio of new headsets and a couple of new monitors, which certainly makes it seem like the company is ready to get serious about PC gaming again. The new lineup of tech, called Inzone, seeks to deliver “features that will immerse gamers into the action with total focus,” according to a press release.

First is the Inzone M9, a gaming monitor with HDR, 4K resolution, and “Full Array Local Dimming,” which is just fancy talk that means you can change the brightness on specific sections of the screen. Which in turn helps you get better detail from your images. The monitor also has a 144Hz refresh rate, an IPS screen to get those rich colours, and “1ms Gray to Gray response time for quicker reactions.”

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