You would remember (or you might have faced the music) when Ubisoft announced that fraudulently purchased keys for Far Cry 4 were being completely disabled.
It looks like Ubisoft is looking deeper into the matter and cutting some slack for a portion of the players who have suffered from Far Cry 4 keys being deactivated.
So even if you had been at the receiving end of an online purchase that resulted in a deactivation by Ubisoft at Origin, you might still be able to play the game if you were already at it before the Far Cry 4 keys got kicked:
After further investigation into the matter of keys that were fraudulently purchased on EA’s Origin store, we are reinstating keys for consumers who already had successfully activated and started playing the games. Any remaining fraudulently obtained and resold keys have been deactivated.
However, don’t think that if these Far Cry 4 keys have been reactivated it means the developers are going to cut some more slack in the future. Ubisoft says that it is strictly against purchases made from third parties and deactivations will be made if any fraudulently purchased key is found. You have been warned:
We are working with EA to prevent situations like this from happening again, and we will continue to deactivate keys that are found to be fraudulently obtained and resold. We strongly recommend that players purchase keys and downloadable games only from the Uplay shop or trusted retailers.
Folks you have been lucky this time, but I am sure such a decision will not be made if people continue to go against the prescribed purchase mediums.
Did you buy any Far Cry 4 keys from a third party? Has your key been reinstated yet or not?
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