Ubisoft titles are available for purchase and download to PC gamers on Origin starting today in North America, with Europe and Asia availability beginning on February 22.
PC games from Electronic Arts, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, 1C Company, bitComposer Games, Bohemia Interactive, Encore Software, Focus Home Interactive, Freebird Games, Iceberg Interactive, Nordic Games, Paradox Interactive, Recoil Games, Robot Entertainment, Telltale Games, Torn Banner Studios and others now can be purchased and downloaded through Uplay shop.
"The heart of any valuable gaming service is delivering all the great content that players want, and the addition of Ubisoft's top PC titles on Origin, as well as EA's titles to Uplay, is a big win for all of our players," said Michael Blank, Vice President of Production for Origin at EA. "Today, Origin is reaching more players than ever before, and these exciting additions from Ubisoft show how committed we are to continually expanding the roster of hit games available and ready for download on Origin."
In addition, for the first time EA is bringing top PC downloadable titles to the Uplay shop, Ubisoft's digital distribution service. Dead Space 3, FIFA Soccer 13, Need for Speed Most Wanted, Mass Effect 3 and The Sims 3 are among the first EA games now available worldwide on the Uplay shop.
"Making our biggest franchises like Assassin's Creed and Far Cry available on Origin is a great way of exposing even more PC gamers to these great titles and giving them another choice in where and how they buy their games," said Chris Early, Vice President of Digital Publishing at Ubisoft. "Also, by adding excellent titles from EA to the Uplay shop, we're taking another important step in making Uplay the most rewarding set of services available to our customers."
To encourage customers to try the expanded Uplay shop, Ubisoft is offering a free digital copy of Driver San Francisco Deluxe Edition, From Dust, Might & Magic Heroes VI Deluxe Edition, Rayman Origins, The Settlers 7 Gold Edition or World in Conflict: Complete Edition, with the purchase of any PC digital game priced $19.90 or higher, from today through March 4. In addition, Uplay members can redeem all Assassin’s Creed 3 and Far Cry 3 Uplay rewards for free during the promotion.
“Ubisoft is committed to continually improving Uplay and making it the most rewarding set of services available to our customers,” said Chris Early, vice president of digital publishing at Ubisoft. “Adding excellent titles from EA, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and many other top developers to Uplay shop means that players now have more choice in where and how they purchase games online.”
Among the numerous third-party games that will be available through Uplay shop players will be able to download Air Conflicts: Pacific Carriers (bitComposer), Arma 2: Complete Collection (Bohemia Interactive), Batman: Arkham City Game of the Year Edition (Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment), Chivalry (Torn Banner Studios), Crusader Kings II (Paradox Interactive), Crysis 3 (EA), Endless Space (Iceberg Interactive), King's Bounty: Warriors of the North (1C Company), Orcs Must Die 2 (Robot Entertainment), Rochard (Recoil Games), The Book of Unwritten Tales (Nordic Games), The Walking Dead (Telltale Games) and To The Moon (Freebird Games).
Pre-orders for titles like EA’s SimCity Limited Edition are also available. In addition, Ubisoft announced that it is now selling its games through EA’s Origin digital download service, including Assassins Creed III and Far Cry 3.