Denuvo has been removed from Monster Hunter World

Expect faster loading times on PC and a 481.88 MB decrease in the game's size

Denuvo has been removed from Monster Hunter World

Denuvo has been removed from Monster Hunter World

According to SteamDB, Capcom has removed Denuvo from Monster Hunter World's PC version through a new update. This removal will free Monster Hunter World from the ever-present controversies which surround Denuvo, which has long been blamed for performance issues within the world of PC gaming.

Over the years, Denuvo has been blamed for hampering the performance of a lot of PC releases, with more outlandish claims stating that the anti-tamper technology also reduces SSD lifespans, and causes a lot of additional wear on certain system components. The truth about Denuvo is that, when implemented correctly, the software only eats away at a few CPU cycles and increases game loading times. However, sub-par DRM implementations can have a larger impact on game performance. 

Back in 2029, we tested Denuvo's performance impact on this title back in 2019 (Devil May Cry 5 - Denuvo Performance Impact Tested) and found that the technology has a minimal impact on game performance in most circumstances. 

Denuvo has been removed from Monster Hunter World

Denuvo's removal from Devil May Cry 5 gave the game marginally higher framerates in CPU-limited scenarios and faster load times. The same benefits are likely to be available with Monster Hunter World's new Denuvo-free version. 

All mentions of Denuvo have been removed from Monster Hunter World's Steam page, further confirming that the anti-tamper technology has been removed from the game.

Monster Hunter World's latest update also decreased the game's install size by 481.88 MB, a storage saving that is consistent with removing Denuvo from other large game exes.

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