Next week, Ubisoft will be moving around some of its PC authentication servers. What this means for those of you saddled with Ubisoft PC (and Mac!) games that have restrictive DRM is that, in many cases, your games won't work while the move takes place. At all.
PC games affected include Tom Clancy's HAWX 2, Might & Magic: Heroes 6 and The Settlers 7. Mac games similarly going all busted will be Assassin's Creed, Splinter Cell Conviction and The Settlers.
Those games above will be completely inaccessible while the move takes place. Worryingly, there's no ETA on how long the move will take place.
In addition, the multiplayer components of many Ubisoft games, both on PC and console, will be "impacted" as well.