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|01 January 2011
2010 ends with a Bang!
|Ubisoft have now changed the way their DRM works. Instead of always online, it will now only check at the start up! As this came in on the 31st of December, it looks like Ubisoft is turning a new leaf! Will they keep this New Year resolution?!?
Read here: Kotaku.com - Ubisoft Antipiracy Measure No Longer Requires Always-On Net Connection
However from the backlash of responses, it doesn't seem to be enough to win back the gamers to Ubisoft! Here is a few of the sentiments, you can read more of them at the Kotaku article.
"It still requires connection every time you play it, it's still bullshit"
"Sorry, Ubisoft - too little, too late."
Please use the Steam Validation DRM system, the only DRM I can agree with, and then I might buy one of your games. Until then, we have nothing to talk about.
A Potential, yet Cheesed Off, Customer"
"The Internet requirement is still pretty absurd and won't reduce piracy."
"If Ubisoft treats all their customers like criminals I refuse to pay them to treat me like a criminal"