GSC Game World studio head Sergey Grigorovich has revealed that the upcoming post-apocalyptic shooter S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2 will require a permanent, uninterrupted internet connection to run.
Putin his foot down.
This pre-requisite will apparently go beyond mere verification â€“ most of the game content will be hosted on the games server, and will be streamed out to end users as they play.
As Grigorovich revealed in a recent interview, his company is going with this client/server model in order to fight the ever-present spectre of video game piracy:
Why oh why did you do this GSC!?
EDIT: From the Official S.T.A.L.K.E.R. Facebook Page;
Stalkers: I understand you are all concered about this DRM "news" that was published. I will confirm its legitimacy next week. As far as I know this is just hearsay.
Looks like it may just be a rumour based off a poor translation?
Edited by Vengeance47 - 10/8/11 at 8:25pm