New Ubisoft DRM requires internet ALL the time

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  1. Guru3D News

    Guru3D News Ancient Guru

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    Wow -- does the gaming industry seriously not realize that they are killing off their own sales by implementing weird requirements? We've had the DRM discussions the copy protection discussions the...

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  2. crushilista

    crushilista Ancient Guru

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    They can bite my fat ass. Even STEAM lets me go offline, and there I can chat with people and have a good priced store.
     
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  4. Anarion

    Anarion Ancient Guru

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    That's just plain stupid! If Ubisoft adds that on Steam games too then they are freaking morons.
     

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    davetheshrew Ancient Guru

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    I gave up on them after FC2, limited activations etc They suck, I wont be buying AC2.
     
  6. Subaru Swift

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    i read about this last night, & that sounds a bad idea to me....

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  7. crushilista

    crushilista Ancient Guru

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    The sad thing is, I would have bought AC2 for the PC before reading this. People who want protection should scrap securom and anything else except Steam. That would be great.
     
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    another respected series/company going down the drain. looks like another title to aquire because of their stupidity
     
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    Good job AC1 was crap..

    and nothing of value was lost...
     
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    I had no plans to buy AC2, but this sucks anyways.
     

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    IS PC pay-to-play the next step?

    With games selling for $5 plus $10 per month to play?
     
  12. WhiteLightning

    WhiteLightning Don Illuminati Staff Member

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    damn idiots, cant they see that this will promote pirating!
     
  13. crushilista

    crushilista Ancient Guru

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    No, but they do stick an anal probe in you with a ethernet port, and if your internet goes out or you have to take a dump, your saved games are deleted and AS2 is uninstalled.
     
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    I was very dissapointed after FC2 when i reached the limit of installations and i cannot play that game due to that crap , and i paid full price on the game , unless they desist of that sh*t i wont be buying no more games from ubisoft , this is getting ridicoulos and nonsense , ubisoft Failed again :thumbdown
     
  15. Ryu5uzaku

    Ryu5uzaku Ancient Guru

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    yup yup you lose anything you've done in game after save or checkpoint if your internet fails or if their servers go down... WIIIIN :<
     

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    EA learned their lesson: No more third party DRM in Steam games, everyone's happy.

    We'll see what happens to Ubisoft...
     
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    i wonder which port it will use.
     
  18. crushilista

    crushilista Ancient Guru

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    Anybody ever wonder how in the hell we're going to play these games in the future?
     
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    sdamaged99 Ancient Guru

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    Simply vote with your feet.
     
  20. Zer0K3wL

    Zer0K3wL Banned

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    yeah lets anoy people some more that buy legal.
    in such way to force them to pirate instead ;>.
     

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