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Ubisoft: DRM "Vital" To PC Success

VG247 quotes Splinter Cell: Conviction creative director Max Béland saying Ubisoft's PC DRM, which requires a constant internet connection, is "vital" to their business. He said: "We consider that protecting our PC games is vital to our business, and will allow us to continue investing in the development of creative and innovative games on the PC platform." This is excerpted from a full interview with Béland, which is accompanied by the first 20 minutes of Splinter Cell: Conviction in video.

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118. Re: Ubisoft: DRM Apr 20, 2010, 04:40 Closed Betas
 
I'll never support this type of DRM ever.
Nothing wrong with that decision, no excuses needed to feel this way.

Ubisoft thinks end users will cave. Not going to happen. This type of system encourages and promotes piracy.

If I want to play my game while my wife drives out to our cottage for a weekend, and cant because dont have internet access. That is pure ridiculousness. I dont care if I have internet access. If i dont want to log my computer into the port, then so be it... I won't miss any Ubisoft title, and no matter what great game they make.. I'll pass.
They won't make us cave, and in the end they seperate themselves from their fan base, the worst choice any company can ever make.. Right now they still see 900 million per quarter.. just wait 2 years of this.. See where it goes and itll be too late for them.. Too bad, we look forward to the losses.. not the games.

 
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