Controversy erupted yesterday: Ubisoft began incorporating intrusive advertising into some of its games Black Friday, which logically the players didn’t like at all. Finally, It is not acceptable to enjoy games that we have paid for so that they break our immersion with a gigantic advertisement This takes up the entire screen every time we enter the menu to view the map, which is exactly what happened in several parts of Assassin’s Creedas Odyssey.
A controversial technical error that has already been fixed
After the avalanche of criticism, Ubisoft wasted no time and quickly issued a statement in which they assured that what happened happened is due to a technical error The ad in question should only have appeared in part of the main menunot during the game or in the menus that we move through while playing.
It has been brought to our attention that some players encountered a pop-up message in-game yesterday while playing certain Assassin’s Creed titles. This was due to a technical error that has since been resolved.
Our intention was to display an advertisement for Assassin’s Creed Mirage as part of Assassin’s Creed (@assassinscreed). November 24, 2023
Now the French company has returned to the fight and has published a new statement on X (formerly Twitter) to confirm this This bug has already been fixed and that we should no longer have any problems playing the latest installments of the saga. Furthermore, they have also noted that they are currently investigating the cause of this error so that it does not occur again in the future.
The new episode of Assassin’s Creed
The advertising the players received was for advertising purposes Assassin’s Creed Miragethe new game of the saga, now available PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S and PCwhich is currently enjoying one 20% discount as part of the promotion Black Friday. If you want to know whether this offer is worth taking advantage of, we recommend you take a look at our analysis. If you already have them, you will be happy to know that we have a very complete guide in Spanish.