Ubisoft DRM returns to ruffle feathers

Ubisoft DRM returns to ruffle feathers

By Ben Parfitt

January 17th 2012 at 1:53PM

Hardware alterations eat into limited game activations for Anno 2070

Publisher Ubisoft has once again found itself to be the subject of internet rage over its PC gaming DRM strategies.

Dutch site Guru3D has revealed that any hardware alteration to a PC on which strategy title Anno 2070 has already been activated will trigger a further activation, as the software classes the new setup as a brand new machine.

And with the game limited to three activations on three different devices, this can quickly eat into those privileges.

MCV has the full story.