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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It turned out that yesterday's update to Control was flawed and had already been withdrawn.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.

Wolfenstein Youngblood Will Use Denuvo

Adrian Werner, 29 June 2019, 21:21

Bethesda Softworks has revealed that it will use Denuvo in Wolfenstein: Youngblood, a new installment of the FPS series that will be released on PC next month.

Octopath Traveler PC - Price, Requirements, Denuvo

Adrian Werner, 17 May 2019, 10:54

We got to know the price and hardware requirements of the PC version of the JRPG Octopath Traveler. In addition, Square Enix revealed that the game would use the Denuvo DRM system.

Total War Three Kingdoms and Team Sonic Racing With Denuvo

Adrian Werner, 13 May 2019, 12:39

Sega announced that Total War: Three Kingdoms and Team Sonic Racing will use Denuvo anti-piracy protection.

Mortal Kombat 11 with Denuvo DRM

Michael Kulakowski, 07 April 2019, 23:48

The PC version of the latest installment of Mortal Kombat, slated for release in late April, will employ the widely-hated Denuvo DRM.

Hitman 2 Without Denuvo, New Map for Overwatch and Other News

Milosz Szubert, 31 January 2019, 22:27

Today we report of the removal of Denuvo from Hitman 2, the ability to turn off cross-play in Sea of Thieves and other news.

Resident Evil VII without DRM, release date for Resident Evil 2 DLC

Jacob Blazewicz, 28 January 2019, 23:38

Capcom has removed the Denuvo DRM from Resident Evil VII: Biohazard and revealed the release date of the free DLC for Resident Evil 2.

Metro Exodus will have Denuvo security

Konrad Serafinski, 21 January 2019, 18:35

The release of Metro Exodus is approaching. Unfortunately, according to the latest information, the PC version of the game will have Denuvo security which is hated by players.

Resident Evil 2 with Denuvo security

Michael Kulakowski, 07 January 2019, 14:07

The PC version of Resident Evil 2 Remake, which debuts on sale at the end of January, will have Denuvo security features which are hated by players. Here we go again.

New tests show Denuvo's negative impact on performance

Adrian Werner, 27 December 2018, 17:17

Interesting performance tests have appeared on the web, comparing games from Denuvo to no DRM versions. The technology has negative impact on game performance.

Mass Effect: Andromeda apparently drops Denuvo

luckie, 10 July 2017, 14:11

Since its last update, Mass Effect: Andromeda is no longer protected by Denuvo. BioWare hasn't shared any announcement on that move, so we can't be 100% sure it was intentional.

Mass Effect: Andromeda is now using the latest version of Denuvo

luckie, 10 April 2017, 14:06

BioWare isn't giving up in their struggle against pirates. The studio decided to update Denuvo anti-tamper technology for Mass Effect: Andromeda to the latest version, only used by a couple of games.

Inside drops Denuvo Anti-Tamper

luckie, 24 November 2016, 14:15

Two days after the game launched on GOG, Inside got an update that removes Denuvo system from the Steam version of the game.