It was recently discovered that Ubisoft has a procedure for closing accounts that would completely clear your past interactions with the company if you do not interact with the company for an extended period of time. The support personnel of the organization made it quite obvious that this is the case, and its repercussions are really severe. If you don’t log in to your account for a predetermined amount of time, all of the data associated with it, including purchases, unlocks, and game progress will be removed without warning.
What are your thoughts on this matter? Do you think such actions are actually necessary?
Continue reading down below.
Inactive Ubisoft Accounts Will Be Deleted
The amount of time that must pass before a user is considered “too inactive” is not actually known. Still, some users have theorized that it might be anywhere from two years to six years – or even longer, according to some users. After reaching that point, you will be given a warning email, and then you will have a period of thirty days during which you can log into your account again.
Hey there. We just wanted to chime in that you can avoid the account closure by logging into your account within the 30 days (since receiving the email pictured) and selecting the Cancel Account Closure link contained in the email. We certainly do not want you to lose access to…
— Ubisoft Support (@UbisoftSupport) July 20, 2023
What steps should you take next?
It is presumed that even anything as basic as logging in is sufficient to be seen as active once more.
If you stopped using Ubisoft for an extended period of time after purchasing any of the Far Cry titles, an Assassin’s Creed game, or even Rainbow Six games, you would be liable to forfeit all of those purchases. What a terrible thing to happen!
Also, it doesn’t matter if you’ve invested hundreds of dollars on the platform and logged thousands of hours: if you stop using Ubisoft’s services for a little bit too long, they will send you an email warning you of the approaching deletion of your account. And here’s the thing. If you then choose to ignore the message or, for some reason, completely neglect the warning email, you will have to say goodbye to your Ubisoft account, maybe for good.
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