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Steam From Dust Refunds

Valve has been sending notifications to customers who purchased From Dust on Steam offering refunds on the god game over its DRM requiring online authentication, reports Rock, Paper, Shotgun. This follows indications last week that some customers were able to get such refunds which were not confirmed at the time, and Monday's announcement that this aspect of the game's DRM will be removed by a patch within a couple of weeks. Here's the email reproduced on RPS:

Ubisoft has just announced that they are working on a patch that will eliminate the need for any online authentication for From Dust. The patch will release in approximately two weeks.

If you don't want to wait or the patch or if you haven't played the game, per Ubisoft's request, we will issue refunds for this title.

If you would still like your purchase of From Dust to be refunded, please reply to this ticket.

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36. Re: Steam From Dust Refunds Aug 24, 2011, 15:28 Verno
 
One might also point out that if Hawx had "unbreakable DRM", EVERYONE would be using it, and nothing would be crackable anymore...

Yeah exactly. It doesn't function differently than other UbiDRM used in their other offerings either, its just time consuming and HAWX2 isn't a big name release that groups will get any e-cred for cracking.

Funny how you always have a way of trying to twist things around to make it sound like you’re always right. And you’re not!

Using logic isn't twisting something and I have no idea why you are so butthurt about someone disagreeing with you. The fact that a Ubisoft game isn't cracked doesn't make it unbreakable. That's like arguing a drinking glass is unbreakable until someone drops it.

This comment was edited on Aug 24, 2011, 15:40.
 
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