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For Honor Requires Always Online Internet Connection

"Players will need to be connected to the internet at all times to play For Honor."


Ubisoft's upcoming hack-and-slash game For Honor will need to be connected to the internet "at all times."

The publisher's community representative UbiJurassic initially confirmed the news in a forum post, stating, "We can confirm that For Honor is an always online experience. Some elements of progression, which is hosted online, are shared across story and multiplayer modes. Players will need to be connected to the internet at all times to play For Honor."

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GameSpot has since received confirmation from Ubisoft that For Honor will indeed require an internet connection.

For Honor was first revealed during publisher Ubisoft's E3 2015 presentation, and has been in development in some capacity for more than a decade. The game's director recently said that For Honor can be enjoyed solely as a single-player experience. Around the same time, Ubisoft confirmed it had cut the game's split-screen multiplayer mode from the final release.

For Honor is due to launch on PS4, Xbox One, and PC on February 14, 2017. GameSpot got the chance to try out the upcoming action game back in August, and we thought it looked "incredibly promising." For more, check out our full For Honor preview.

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