South Park: The Stick of Truth won't require Uplay on PC

PC gamers rejoice: Obsidian confirms South Park: The Stick of Truth is a full Steamworks title.

Upcoming role-playing game South Park: The Stick of Truth won't require Uplay, developer Obsidian Entertainment has confirmed.

Instead of opting for Uplay, Ubisoft's digital platform, the game will instead make full use of Valve's Steamworks, meaning the oft-delayed RPG will be fully integrated into Steam.

"No, Uplay will not be featured in SP:SOT," Obsidian confirmed on Twitter. "It's a Steam game, with Steam achievements, etc," the developer later added.

The Steam versions of some of Ubisoft's other titles, such as Splinter Cell: Blacklist, still require users to boot into the PC Uplay application and launch the game from there.

South Park: The Stick of Truth is currently pegged for a March 4 release date on the PC, Xbox 360, and PlayStation 3, though there's still just enough time for it to be delayed again.

Meanwhile, Respawn Entertainment confirmed last night that the PC version of its anticipated shooter Titanfall would require Origin.

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Gerrit Soos de Vries
Gerrit Soos de Vries

I believe ive heard this statement before about ubi games,and eventually they still used uplay

Kunasha
Kunasha

Good. The last time I tried to buy anything from UPlay (AC4) I ended up in a situation where the game had a false release date printed on their page and, even after being notified of this, they never fixed it. When the game finally did come out it didn't land in my account page for a month. After that month I made a chargeback request and got it, and after another month they finally responded at first by banning me, but upon further inspection (and the threat of a lawsuit) they caved and restored my other games.


Pathetic service; may it burn in hell.

William Smith
William Smith

Just tell me when it goes gold. For the love of God, go gold!!

Ryan Wagner
Ryan Wagner

Uplay really came with AC 2. I think it was a idea for AC but arrived with the sequal. Not one of my favorites but I have several games on it.

Dominique DevilKun Smith
Dominique DevilKun Smith

Mark Mcvey You are years late I pre ordered my PS7 ultra slim Last of us 5 bundle XD for only $1

Mark Mcvey
Mark Mcvey

I already pre ordered my PS5 superslim uncharted 9 bundle.

Guy Elliot
Guy Elliot

I'm so tired of hearing about this game. Release it already...

Nick Widowski
Nick Widowski

In this case it is the PC version. You have to install it separately from some Ubisoft games. I don't mind it on console because of the points/rewards but it's unnecessary on PC.

Matty Ramone
Matty Ramone

Good. What a useless annoyance uplay is.

JURGMANDR
JURGMANDR

This is fantastic news as Uplay suck floppy donkey dicks. It's just one more fucking thing I had to install to play SC:Blacklist.  Uplay just doesn't boot up as fast as steam imo. 

James Clapp III
James Clapp III

a lot of games are like that on pc? i play sims they always have a code on it??

Dominique DevilKun Smith
Dominique DevilKun Smith

Is there even gameplay out of this? All I seen was a bunch of trailers...unless those were gameplay...???

Joseph Gorin
Joseph Gorin

you couldn't access any ubisoft content from that game without the uplay code

Joshua Varga
Joshua Varga

Get it on PC. I can't imagine it being hard to run.

James Clapp III
James Clapp III

oh so like origin and steam... i havent pc gamed in ages lol

Chris LasCola
Chris LasCola

It's not, It's been around since I think the first Assassins Creed.

James Clapp III
James Clapp III

you won't be able to transfer ps3 games to ps4 for free... so i dont see the point?

Cyrus Silverblade
Cyrus Silverblade

Basically Ubisoft's GFWL. Just a dumb and pointless system they implemented to "prevent piracy".

Cyrus Silverblade
Cyrus Silverblade

It's digital on PS3, so I doubt it won't be on PS4 at some point.

Andrew Bland
Andrew Bland

Never heard of Uplay. Must be a PC thing.

Christopher Davies
Christopher Davies

Only thing that stops me from buying it is that I am not trying to add to my last gen game collection unless it is digital.

polishluxembour
polishluxembour

>won't require one kind of DLC

>will require another one, almost just as cancerous

Is this supposed to be a good thing?


holtrocks
holtrocks

Great news but i still will wait for it to go on a good sale, no way i am paying $60 for this.

troyhalo34
troyhalo34

Can this game come out already.. And be awesome, that would great

normanislost
normanislost

Yeah no Uplay but its £40 on steam and only £30 for the physical version from GAME which is utterly baffling

Still makes my choice of where to buy it easy and anyone who lives In the UK

djpetitte
djpetitte

really really excited for this. should be hilarious if nothing else. cant wait to play my favorite South Park characters.

pspearman
pspearman

Sometimes I wonder how people coped before Steam existed. Did peoples brains overload every time they had to crawl through the start menu or desktop shortcuts to find the game they wanted to play. Don't even get me started on when you had to boot games via MS-DOS and beyond.


Is there really that much hardship in having to click on a orange or blue Icon rather than a black one?

hadlee73
hadlee73

@pspearman lol I remember when I had to make boot discs to get anything that used extended memory to work :)

deth420
deth420

@pspearman  

?? No I Like the convenience of being able to buy games from my chair. To have have them all listed in one orderly menu. To not have to see tards at a store, that ask why i do something. 


yet the last one, you seem to never be able to get away from.