At about 12:00 pm (Pacific Time), Ubisoft reported on their Twitter feed that their DRM servers are under attack again - and that some gamers are experiencing trouble signing in. This news follows additional server problems that occured this past weekend, which prevented some players from installing, saving, and/or playing Assassin's Creed II and Silent Hunter 5.
Both Assassin's Creed II and Silent Hunter 5 require players to be conneted to the internet in order to play, which is why these server attacks are causing so many complications. Some have cited this inconvenience to raise the point that gamers with pirated versions aren't experiencing the problems that legitimate customers are suffering through. But Ubisoft claims that this is a mere rumor, and that "...no valid cracked versions exist." An official apology was made to all customers earlier this morning who have been affected by the recent server problems along with a note that "95% of players were not affected..."
Mar 8, 2010