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uPlay workaround resulted in Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon leak

1:15 PM on 04.09.2013 // Jordan Devore
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Can this game just come out already?

Although the leaked footage of Ubisoft's absurd(ly great-looking) standalone game Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon has been removed, it's too late; we've seen everything. One has to wonder, however, where the leak originated from. It appears to be the result of a uPlay workaround which Russian hackers have used to freely download games from Ubisoft's servers.

According to Gameranx, these individuals were able to trick the uPlay executable into assigning them ownership of titles they had not paid for, allowing them to directly download and play games offline. This method was reportedly used for Blood Dragon, hence this week's leak.

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon Leaked by uPlay Exploit [Gameranx]




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destructoid's previous coverage:
Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon


  Sep 08

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sales surpass 1 million mark

Ubisoft CEO suggests possible physical release


  Jul 26

So just what was Ubisoft on when it made Blood Dragon?

Far Cry 3's DLC was dumb in the best possible way


  Jun 27

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon sold 500k copies

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  May 06

Far Cry 3: Blood Dragon may get a sequel

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