Ultima Underworld 1+2 and Syndicate Wars/Plus Return to GOG (August 7, 2021)

ChrisReid

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In an interesting reversal of fortunes, GOG has added back Ultima Underworld 1+2 and the Syndicate games to their catalog. These packages were delisted back on June 28, at the "publisher's request." The games reappeared yesterday, and as a bonus to celebrate their return, they're being made available for free until September 3. If you missed them earlier, now's your chance! The price is right too.




This isn't the first time that there were puzzling contractual misunderstandings between Electronic Arts and GOG. When Privateer was added in June 2011 and WC1+2 in August of that year, they were missing the expansions. Despite conversations to add them looking promising in the summer of 2011, they didn't actually appear on the service until December 2012.



Syndicate and Ultima Underworld are back on https://t.co/TiMFdAcy7Z! 💜Join our celebrations and grab them for FREE during the next four weeks 🔥 👉 https://t.co/u1rhwHwIvq📆 Offer lasts till Sep 3rd, 5 PM UTC. pic.twitter.com/fGyJZtrNwU— GOG.COM (@GOGcom) August 6, 2021[/quote]


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Original update published on August 7, 2021
 
Unfortunatly it's only available in English. I'd like more to play German. "Don't look a gifted horse into its mouth", do we say in Germany, but anyways.
 
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