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post #21 of 117
What a bunch of morons ubisoft are!
I won hawx2 for less than £2 on ebay as i wanted to play it but did'nt think it was worth more than that to me with teh drm, needless to say the game was deleted with 2 days and 2+ server downtimes that lost my connection and the worst part was i was near the end of a level on the last time it happened!
Never again.
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post #22 of 117
These guys are so out of touch with reality and their fan base, it's laughable.

Something that pisses off your paying customers is not a success.

Making a game people want to pay for is the best DRM out there. Other companies have learned this and are making a killing.
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post #23 of 117
I feel victimised because i can't play a game that i legally bought any more.

I can see why most people, most of whom are legitimate customers, remove the DRM.
post #24 of 117
I don't get why people complain about DRM, sounds more like people who are PC illiterate are having trouble.
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post #25 of 117
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I don't get why people complain about DRM, sounds more like people who are PC illiterate are having trouble.
Wanting to play your games without a constant internet connection has nothing to do with computer literacy..

Believe it or not, there are a multitude a places people might want to play a game and do not have internet access. We shouldn't be told when and where we can play the games we bought, within reason.
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post #26 of 117
DRM hurts more the actual buyers than anyone else, that's why DRM is poop.
post #27 of 117
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I don't get why people complain about DRM, sounds more like people who are PC illiterate are having trouble.
Well from experience of just 1 ubisoft online drm i can say you may be alittle wrong there....

Your nearly at the end of a level that you spent half hour completing and then there servers go down for a split sec and boom, you've lost your level and have to start at the beginning again, well thats what happened with hawx2.
Trash!
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post #28 of 117
You shouldnt be forced to have a internet connection to play a SP game on any console or pc , im surprised this crap is legal. We as the consumers need to stand up to these crap companies and tell them where to shove there DRM crap!
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post #29 of 117
It sucks how scared rich people think that games don't sell on pc because of pirates. Everything I read is like the companies want to cater pirates. Last time I checked people pirate because they want to pirate or they never had any intention of buying the game. I will admit, I have pirated long ago, but it's just not worth it to me anymore. But, there are always going to be people who never buy a game and pirate everything. I think all these companies should spend more time on gameplay then they do on DRM, I have yet to see a DRM that wasn't cracked quickly.
I haven't had any bad experiences with any DRM ever, guess I am lucky. But I can see how DRM free would be the best way. GOG seems to be making money.
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post #30 of 117
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You shouldnt be forced to have a internet connection to play a SP game on any console or pc , im surprised this crap is legal. We as the consumers need to stand up to these crap companies and tell them where to shove there DRM crap!
More people should just not buy it, plain and simple.
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