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INSIDE removes Denuvo DRM in a new game patch

INSIDE removes Denuvo DRM in a new game patch

INSIDE removes Denuvo DRM in a new game patch

INSIDE removes Denuvo DRM in a new game patch

 
Playdead Studios has removed Denuvo's Anti-Tampering technology from INSIDE in a new game patch, making the Steam version of the game almost completely DRM free (SteamWorks is a form of DRM). This makes the Steam version of the game very similar to the GOG version of the game, which is for sale with no DRM of any kind. 
 
In recent months there has been a lot of talk about Denuvo's DRM/Anti-Tampering technology, which is designed to prevent games from being pirated close to launch. Denuvo is easily the most well-known provider of DRM on the market, with their anti-tampering technology being used in AAA games like Rise of the Tomb Raider and Just Cause 3 to smaller indie games like Inside. 
 

While Denuvo's reputation has been tarnished with recent cracks and bypasses, the technology still serves its purpose by protecting the game from piracy during its launch window, where the majority of game sales take place. 

Recently smaller titles like Inside have been cracked in much shorter timeframes, with the game being cracked just 6 weeks after launch, though that did prevent any pirates from accessing the game for over a month. Denuvo is continuing to improve their anti-tampering technology, patching the recently found holes in their security and making it increasingly difficult to bypass their DRM technology.

 

INSIDE removes Denuvo DRM in a new game patch

 

The removal of Denuvo from the Steam version of Inside cannot be seen as anything but a positive move from Playdead, as the game has been cracked and is already available DRM-free elsewhere. At this point, Denuvo serves no purpose in the game and its removal will secure some sales from those who are anti-DRM and boycott titles which utilise the technology.     

Right now Inside is available on Steam without Denuvo for a reduced price of £11.24 as part of Steam's Autumn sale or for £11.37 with the Steam version of Limbo, another popular game from the same developer.

 

You can join the discussion on Playdead removing Denuvo from INSIDE on the OC3D Forums.      

 

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24-11-2016, 23:03:04

Kushiro
So in the end it served pretty much no purpose but to delay the pirates for a bit, hardly worth the effort.Quote

25-11-2016, 05:58:03

King of Old Old School
That's why the pirates are always going to be in front, They can only slow down the pirates for some time.Quote

25-11-2016, 08:01:07

AlienALX
Whatever they decide I will still be buying this. I loved Limbo, and my wife loved laughing at me getting annoyed playing Limbo lol.Quote

25-11-2016, 08:57:50

Wraith
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Originally Posted by AlienALX View Post
Whatever they decide I will still be buying this. I loved Limbo, and my wife loved laughing at me getting annoyed playing Limbo lol.
Too right, I'll be having this too. Limbo was an artistic delight especially for an old timer who loves platformers.Quote

25-11-2016, 19:48:48

AlienALX
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Originally Posted by Wraith View Post
Too right, I'll be having this too. Limbo was an artistic delight especially for an old timer who loves platformers.
It was a great game to play in "free" 3D also. You could use those funny coloured glasses and because it was all shades of black white and grey it worked really well. They even bundled the glasses with the game in a GAME store I went to

But yeah, definitely one of the funniest games you could die in. You got proper mangled Quote
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