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Ubisoft: DRM Will "Evolve"

Eurogamer has a response from Ubisoft to questions about future plans for their online DRM, which they call their "online services platform," indicating they hope to improve the scheme, but not eliminate it, in spite of users' worst fears coming true about its online requirement causing all sorts of problems in the short time since it was implemented. "Most forthcoming Ubisoft PC titles will use our online services platform," a Ubisoft spokesperson explained. "As with any online technology, we are constantly working to evolve and improve it."

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79. Re: Ubisoft: DRM Will Apr 11, 2010, 19:36 Jerykk
And by the way, I've yet to hear this DRM has been hacked. All there is out there is anecdotal evidence from a bunch of people who are known to be lying, thieving, boasting arseholes who enjoy nothing more than stealing from software developers.

Although the protection hasn't officially been cracked, there is now an authentication server emulator for AC2 that tricks the game into thinking it's connecting to Ubisoft. There are claims that it works 100% now (previously, many side missions wouldn't work), though I haven't verified that myself.
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