Do not call it a trend: another game waives Denuvo's file protection services

The Climb Virtual Reality Game The German abolished the use of the ", But the reason may be bleak and without any real connection to piracy

A few days after we heard the news (the happy?) About Disables the use of Denuvo's advanced defense mechanisms in the new Doom game, She gets an unexpected knowledge about another game, the third in the past month, that officially waives the company's services - The Climb, The German.


The Climb is an exclusive game for the company's Platpura And its Rift glasses, launched at the end of April this year and put the players in the shoes and eyes of a freestyle extreme climber, in impressive and spectacular places around the globe, which require quite a bit of accuracy and delicacy to reach their peak safely.

The Climb has not been hacked officially - but will still disable Denuvo
The Climb has not been hacked officially - but will still disable Denuvo

Not everyone was impressed by the combination of a game campaign that could be completed in less than three hours and a recommended price tag of no less than $ 50, but most agreed that the title was successfully adapted to the virtual reality universe and offered the most advanced visual quality at the moment - Why choose, Which was supposed to protect the game from the pirates, known for their tendency to justify the choice not to pay for content with a price tag of value that is not "profitable" enough for them.

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Now, Denuvo's defense is disappearing from the title, but not because it was successfully hacked - but rather because of internal changes occurring in the company that brought us CryEngine engines, the Crysis series, Original and more. According to various reports on the Internet over the past few weeks, the company has difficulty paying salaries in time to their employees throughout Europe, and in some cases they find it hard to pay the salaries point - when some of the depositors declare people who have not received the payment they have been entitled to for half a year!

Such behavior shows no doubt about serious internal problems, and it seems that the cessation of the use of In this case may come due to mutual agreement between the parties, or perhaps a unilateral demand on the part of the developer of the mechanism -, To cancel a usage agreement related to the required payment flow.


Is it possible that Crytek feels that they have exhausted the current buyers potential of The Climb, and believe that actually breaking the game and spreading it to a wider audience will benefit his business in the long run?
It is possible that, Feel that they have exhausted the current potential buyers of The Climb, and believe that actually breaking the game and spreading it to a wider audience will benefit his business in the long term?

With or without interrupting work with the popular file protection facility, we hope that, Will be able to get out of the simple situation they are currently in, and will continue to promote the technologies in the gaming world - while providing a decent response to their employees, of course.