Ubisoft Connect Brings Cross-Saves To First-Party Games For All Platforms, But Not Add-Ons

With the launches of Ubisoft‘s latest AAA offerings, Watch Dogs Legion and Assassin’s Creed Valhalla, players will be raring to spend entire weekends delving deep into these sprawling worlds. But when someone else in the family wants to use the living room TV after you’ve hogged it for so long, it always pays to be able to resume play on your PC in your room.

That’s what Ubisoft Connect, the company’s new premium game service, aims to do. First announced in October as a result of a merge between Uplay and Ubisoft Club, this service is the company’s first take on proper cross-saves for all its games across all platforms. All you need is a Ubisoft account, as well as the games

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Yup, that means not just between different PlayStations or Xboxes, but literally across the entire current- and next-gen spectrum (that also includes Stadia, by the way).

However, Ubisoft Connect has one teeny, tiny limitation: you can’t bring over any purchased add-ons of any game over to another platform. A recent FAQ points out this fact, stating that any additional content, including Season Pass, as well as other microtransactions, will “not be accessible” unless you purchase it again on the other platform you plan to run the game on (thanks, Eurogamer).

That said, main game progression still remains intact, which is ultimately what matters most in this case.