For Honor – Ubisoft’s upcoming hack-and-slash action game – will require a constant internet connection to play, the developer announced today.
"We can confirm that For Honor is an always online experience,” said a community representative in a forum post (via NeoGAF). “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."
Ubisoft confirmed to GameSpot that the news is correct.
For Honor was originally unveiled at E3 2015. The game is set to release on February 14, 2017 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC.
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