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The Callisto Protocol has Reasonable Requirements, but Also Denuvo

Adrian Werner, 24 November 2022, 12:22

We have learned the final system requirements for The Callisto Protocol. They are a little higher than the initial ones, but can still be described as reasonable.

Anticheat in Popular Demo Sparks Concerns; Trouble With Removal

Michal Ciezadlik, 10 October 2022, 15:05

The demo of Undecember available on Steam has sparked concern among players. Some of them claimed that a suspicious software was among the game's files. The program turned out to be the anticheat system, which is not easy to remove from a PC.

EA Announces Kernel-level Anti-cheat; Promises it Won't Affect Gameplay

Damian Mista, 14 September 2022, 14:00

FIFA 23 will be the first game with the new EACC anti-cheat system. EA's solution is expected to operate at the kernel level.

Denuvo Wants to Kill Switch Emulation on PC; Announces Death of Piracy

Jacob Blazewicz, 25 August 2022, 15:00

Denuvo creators have taken up the fight against emulation of Nintendo Switch games on PC, obviously in the interest of earnings and positive reviews of developers' works.

Devs Unleash Hell on Steam; VRChat Review Bombed to Oblivion [UPDATED]

Przemyslaw Dygas, 29 July 2022, 11:08

VRChat has fallen victim to aggressive reviev bombing. All because of the implementation of the Easy Anti-Cheat solution.

Denuvo Will Also Protect DLCs

Przemyslaw Dygas, 01 July 2022, 12:34

The new Denuvo software will also protect DLCs. Until now, the tool has been used to battle piracy only in the context of the base versions of games.

Denuvo May Have Messed Up Total War: Warhammer 3's Optimization

Jacob Blazewicz, 18 February 2022, 14:47

Total War: Warhammer III received an update that did not please the players. The developers have added the Denuvo DRM and the game runs significantly worse than before the release.

Dying Light 2 Players Complain About Denuvo DRM Issues

Adrian Werner, 06 February 2022, 12:57

The way the Denuvo DRM system is implemented in Dying Light 2 is already starting to cause problems for some players. They complain about delays in loading and the fact that the GeForce Now streaming service can only run the game five times a day.

Dying Light 2 With Denuvo; DRM Spotted in Steam Database

Hubert Sledziewski, 01 February 2022, 16:37

Dying Light 2 will use Denuvo DRM protection, which is not liked by gamers. Steam database was updated with this information three days before the game's release.

Elden Ring's PC Anti-cheat Gives Hope for Cheater-free Fun

Jacob Blazewicz, 31 January 2022, 17:42

There's a chance that the PC edition of Elden Ring will make life a little harder for compulsive cheaters. It has been confirmed that the game will use Easy Anti-Cheat, known from Apex Legends, among other titles.

GRID Legends With Denuvo; System Requirements Revealed

Adrian Werner, 19 January 2022, 13:35

We learned that the racing game GRID Legends will use Denuvo security. The game's system requirements were also revealed.

Denuvo Issues on Intel's New CPUs Almost Fixed

Hubert Sledziewski, 07 December 2021, 18:06

The problems of Intel Alder Lake processors with the Denuvo DRM have almost been solved. Only three games - including Assassin's Creed: Valhalla - are still experiencing trouble.

Gigabyte Saves New Intel CPUs in Games Using Denuvo

Dawid Wanat, 23 November 2021, 13:30

Gigabyte has released a patch for Intel Alder Lake processors. It eliminates problems with DRM systems in games in exchange for disabling some innovative features - unfortunately, it's available only for owners of boards from Gigabyte for now.

Denuvo Caused Sunday's Game Launching Problems

Przemyslaw Dygas, 09 November 2021, 14:01

Sunday was the day when many players encountered problems with their games. It turns out that their source were the Denuvo servers.

PS5 Security Cracked; Sony Rewards Crackers

GRG, 08 November 2021, 15:44

A known cracker has deal with PlayStation 5's security measures and unlocked the debug mode. However, he refuses to share the details, and Sony is happy to pay for it.

Denuvo Causes Trouble on Intel Alder Lake CPUs; 32 Games Affected

Hubert Sledziewski, 05 November 2021, 20:52

Yesterday's launch of Intel Alder Lake CPUs was not without controversy. Information was confirmed that the chips do not work well with 32 games (including AC: Valhalla, Far Cry Primal and Mortal Kombat 11) running on Windows 10 and 11. The main problems are caused by Denuvo DRM solution.

Ubisoft has Finally Fixed Might and Magic 10

GRG, 22 October 2021, 13:54

It took Ubisoft nearly five months to fix a bug that made Might and Magic 10 unplayable, and the game is back in digital stores with a free bonus.

Some Games Won't Run on Intel's New CPUs Due to DRM

Arkadiusz Strzala, 18 October 2021, 14:20

Owners of a sizeable collection of older games should approach the new generation of Alder Lake-S CPUs with caution. DRM software may have problems with Intel's upcoming chips.

Hitman Release Enraged GOG.com Users

Adrian Werner, 26 September 2021, 20:45

The release of Hitman on GOG.com has enraged the users of the service. This is due to the fact that the store is famous for its lack of DRM, and this stealth game requires an internet connection to access all content.

Humankind Devs Drop Denuvo Before the Launch

Michael Kulakowski, 20 July 2021, 20:16

Humankind, the upcoming new 4X strategy game from Amplitude Studios, will not used Denuvo anti-piracy protection, contrary to earlier announcements. The developers abandoned the solution due to the negative impact it has on the game's performance.

New Resident Evil Village Update Improves Performance on PC

, 20 July 2021, 17:17

Today, Capcom announced a new update for Resident Evil Village improving the game's performance. The patch is available for Steam users.

Capcom Will Check Whether DRM Affects Resident Evil Village's Performance

Przemyslaw Dygas, 15 July 2021, 18:12

Capcom has decided to look into the reason for the performance issues in the PC version of Resident Evil Village. The company will take a look at adopted DRM security measure. It was also revealed that the release of Re:Verse has been delayed.

FIFA 22 With Activation Limit on PC [UPDATED]

, 14 July 2021, 17:46

FIFA 22's card on Steam reveals that players will not be able to install the latest installment of the series on more than one computer. This is another major blow to fans of the game in a matter of days.

Denuvo May be Causing Problems in Resident Evil Village

Paul Musiolik, 12 July 2021, 12:08

The microstutter issue in Resident Evil Village may be caused by Denuvo security and Capcom's proprietary solutions. This is suggested by the hacker known as Empress.

There's Hope for Might and Magic 10; Ubisoft is Looking Into the Matter

Jacob Blazewicz, 07 July 2021, 18:56

The single-player campaign block in Might & Magic X: Legacy is not an intentional decision, but an „unforeseen glitch”. This is according to Ubisoft, which assured that the team is considering „all available options”.

Yakuza Banned by Chinese Pirates

Damian Gacek, 05 July 2021, 17:13

The Yakuza series has been banned by Chinese pirates and the blame allegedly lies with Taiwan, Kazuma Kiryu and a certain Japanese v-tuber.

Epic Offers New Free Services for Developers; Voice Chat and Easy Anti-Cheat for All

Przemyslaw Dygas, 23 June 2021, 15:39

Epic has just offered game developers two new online services for free. We're talking about Voice, a proprietary voice messenger, and the popular Easy Anti-Cheat solution.

Might & Magic X Broken Because Ubisoft Shut Down DRM Servers

Adrian Werner, 21 June 2021, 18:15

Ubisoft's shutdown of Might & Magic X: Legacy's servers broke the entire game, even though it's a single-player RPG. Fans have already found a way around this problem.

Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy Will Use Denuvo

Michal Ciezadlik, 17 June 2021, 15:10

Square Enix, the publisher of Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy, has confirmed that the game will use Denuvo DRM software. The same solution will be used in Humankind published by Sega.

Mass Effect Legendary Edition Publisher Quietly Removes Denuvo

Szarmancki, 08 June 2021, 20:02

Another publisher resigns from Denuvo support. This time it's about the Mass Effect: Legendary Edition set. The most interesting thing, however, is that EA got rid of the software without any announcements.

Empress Arrested for Cracking Denuvo?

Bart Swiatek, 25 February 2021, 17:37

It looks like Empress - the woman responsible for cracking the Denuvo anti-piracy security measures in Red Dead Redemption 2 and Immortals: Fenyx Rising, among others - has been arrested.

Denuvo Anti-Cheat Could Become Standard on Steam

Bart Swiatek, 19 January 2021, 14:45

Irdeto's anti-cheat solution, Denuvo Anti-Cheat, has been integrated with Steamworks tools, making it easier for developers to use the system in their games.

Cheaters Cry After Losing Money Due to Vanguard

Jacob Blazewicz, 14 January 2021, 11:06

Vanguard, Valorant's anti-cheat app, remains a problem for cheaters. The recent action of Riot Games caused many such „players” to lose a lot of money.

We Know How Much Crytek Pays for DRM in Crysis Remastered

Adrian Werner, 25 November 2020, 13:25

Thanks to the documents recently stolen by hackers, we found out how much Crytek paid for using the Denuvo DRM system.

Horizon Zero Dawn Complete Edition Now on GOG.com

Christian Pieniazek, 25 November 2020, 10:53

Sony Interactive Entertainment has released the PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition in another store. The DRM-free game is now available on GOG.com.

Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition Without DRM Coming to GOG

Paul Musiolik, 21 November 2020, 19:41

Later this month, a PC version of Horizon Zero Dawn: Complete Edition will appear on GOG.com. This will be particularly good news for players who are allergic to DRM, as this release will be have no such things.

Players Ask Steam to Mark DRM-free Games

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 November 2020, 21:34

Once again, the gamers vent their displeasure with DRM security. All because of a Reddit user, who suggested that Steam should mark DRM-free games.

Capcom Removes Denuvo From Resident Evil 3 Remake

Milosz Szubert, 01 October 2020, 20:20

Resident Evil 3 remake received a new update. It removes the Denuvo anti-piracy software from the PC version of Capcom's game.

Mafia Definitive Edition Will Use Denuvo

Adrian Werner, 22 September 2020, 10:11

Thanks to an updated description of Mafia: Definitive Edition on Steam, we learned that the PC version of the game will be protected by Denuvo DRM system.

Augmented Steam Plugin Offers Enhanced Steam Experience

Jacob Blazewicz, 10 September 2020, 17:12

Steam with advanced filters and information about price changes, player activity, DRM, etc.? No, this is not a new update from Valve, but the Augmented Steam plugin. The expansion for Chrome and Firefox makes browsing Steam's catalogue much easier.

Marvel's Avengers and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 With Denuvo

Karol Laska, 15 August 2020, 17:54

More and more new titles are being supplied with Denuvo anti-piracy software. Marvel's Avengers and Tony Hawk's Pro Skater 1+2 are the latest examples of such games.

Recent Metro Exodus Patch Removed Denuvo From the Game

Adrian Werner, 28 May 2020, 09:56

4A Games released a patch to the PC version of Metro Exodus, which removed the Denuvo DRM system from the game and fixed some technical bugs.

Death Stranding on PC Will Use Denuvo Security

Jacob Blazewicz, 02 March 2020, 23:39

The PC version of Death Stranding is available in pre-order on Steam. As Valve's store reveals, the new game from Hideo Kojima will be coming to PC with the Denuvo anti-piracy security.

Resident Evil 3 With DRM Protection From Denuvo on Day One

Paul Wozniak, 23 January 2020, 23:53

We learned that on day one, Resident Evil 3 will have DRM protection from Denuvo. For the time being it is not known whether, as was the case with the refreshed version of the second installment of the series and Resident Evil VII: Biohazard, the protection will be removed after some time.

Apex Legends on Steam Will Not Require Origin

Christian Pieniazek, 30 October 2019, 14:03

Yesterday we learned that EA games that will hit Steam will need Origin to run in the background. As it turns out, this requirement will apply only to selected titles, and the list will not include, for example, Apex Legends.

The Devs of Control Withdraw DRM and Admit to Mistake

Paul Wozniak, 19 October 2019, 11:57

It turned out that yesterday's update to Control was flawed and had already been withdrawn. Thus the game works again without an internet connection and Steam Controller pad is compatible again.

Control Patch 1.04 Adds DRM and Removes Offline Mode - Fans are Pissed

Adrian Werner, 18 October 2019, 11:22

Patch 1.04 brought a lot of unpleasant surprises to the PC version of Control. It added a DRM system that forces online mode through the Epic Games Store client. It also broke compatibility with Steam Controller.

GOG.com Supported International Day Against DRM

Konrad Serafinski, 13 October 2019, 21:12

Yesterday was International Day Against DRM. The main topic of this year's edition was digital rights, which hinder access to textbooks and scientific publications. The action was supported by GOG.com.

Free Batman Arkham Knight on Epic Games Store Without Denuvo

Jacob Blazewicz, 23 September 2019, 21:28

DSOG reports that Denuvo has disappeared from Batman: Arkham Knight in Epic Games Store. It was not necessary to wait long for Internet users to check whether the infamous anti-piracy protection actually affects the performance of the game.

Denuvo Security Enters Mobile Game Market

Paul Wozniak, 21 August 2019, 19:03

Denuvo has announced the introduction of Mobile Game Protection security system for mobile production. This solution is to ensure the security of applications, and at the same time it is to be easy to implement.