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From Dust DRM Dust Up - Refunds Offered? [Updated]

Rock, Paper, Shotgun has word that From Dust does indeed require a constant internet connection to play, in spite of assurances from Ubisoft directly to us and VG247 that the god game would not use this form of DRM (we were told "You will not need to be connected online when playing From Dust's single player campaign and challenge modes"). requires connecting to the internet every time the game is launched, and there are comments on RPS from readers who claim they've been able to get refunds for the game through Steam based on the misrepresentation of the game's DRM. Updated: Apologies for the initial misinterpretation of this, as the game does not require a constant internet connection. The uproar is actually over the game needing to validate over the internet to launch each time it plays. This is apparently a contradiction to some previous forum posts, but is not necessarily inconsistent with what we were told about the game's DRM. Our sincere apologies for the error, and its unnecessary contribution to the uproar over this.

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41. Re: From Dust DRM Dust Up - Refunds Offered? [Updated] Aug 19, 2011, 21:44 Dev
 
Rockn-Roll wrote on Aug 19, 2011, 12:56:
All new buildings...both home and business...are wired for electricity (110 or 220), phone (RJ11), and network (RJ45).
a) Not true, a relative is having a new building built at this very moment for a home and its NOT going to have RJ45 in it.
b) Even if that were true, it doesn't mean we have good broadband (or even broadband at all) going to that network plug. South Korea and Japan have us beat all silly in that regard. Despite the promises from phone companies that that by years ago we WOULD indeed have all houses wired with broadband (promises in return for fed funding and tax breaks).
 
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