"You need to log in online at least once before playing offline. If you have logged in on this computer before, check your username/password"
This is the message I recieve when trying to play Anno 2070. I am currently alternating back and forth between posting this and trying to log in using the ubisoft launcher, so I clearly have an internet connection. Before you ask me: Yes I am using the correct username and password.
I just purchased this game off of Steam about 2 hours ago. The download took about 30 minutes, and the last hour and a half has been going through the trials and tribulations of trying to get the launcher to install correctly, and go through creating a brand new ubisoft account, and THEN trying to launch the game. I have logged into my Uplay account and updated my information, so my password obviously works. I have gone so far as to reset my password twice, just in case I was having a PEBKAC error.
To summarize, my internet connection is fine, my Uplay account is fine, I have a legitimate copy of the game and a valid cd key, I have a machine that is fully capable of running the game, and it still doesn't work.
Can someone please provide me some sort of answer as to why this doesn't work? Call tech support is not an answer by the way.