2 Update: CPY's new victim is Shadow of the tomb raiderAnd at this point there seems to be a momentum here that could soon "eliminate" all the games that have chosen the defense of Denuvo And not yet hacked - at least until another new version of theDRM Which can restore its relative advantage.
updating: Now it seems that the adventure game of the company EA Games Which won the protection of Denuvo In its first months in stores, A Way Out, was breached by the same CPY group that also hacked the fresh Assassin's Creed - which signals that a combination of theDRM This latest,DRM Existing on the platform Origin The distributor is no longer immune to the pirate's hand.
Original article: Precisely at a time when its people decided to boast of the economic losses caused to the title which gave up the use of technology - the pirates manage to overcome some of the latest and most advanced mechanisms of the companyDRM Known
The battle that has been going on for several years between Denuvo, which develops digital file protection that has become the most prominent in the market and a default for most of the world's largest keys and distributors,PC, And the pirates who want to prove their knowledge and abilities against all difficulties and challenges - gets an interesting turn when a pair of 2018's big games break within hours of each other.
First it was Hitman 2, the new and intriguing title of assassinations and stealth, which was actually hacked two days before its official public release (perhaps by leaking the game files by one of the critics, probably never knowing) by a completely new pirate group named FCK DRM, The name of a new and controversial publicity project launched by the gaming store that opposes file protections GOG.
It is doubtful that the site's people in fact have any connection to the hackers, but in any case it is a strong signal for the company Denuvo And its customers that even the most improved version of the mechanism, 5.3, really does not guarantee that the game will not be freely distributed on the network and within a very short time of launch - which is somewhat in line with the approach of the storeGOG Which would have been happy to see all these defense systems disappear from the world in favor of a mechanism of trust that consumers who are treated fairly will choose to pay for the products nonetheless.
At the same time, the CPY hacking group has managed to overcome Ubisoft's extended and custom file protection for its biggest game of the year - Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, just over a month since it was officially launched. This pirate success may be less "financially painful" because the title had quite a bit of time to get legitimate purchases from a large fan base before it was suddenly illegally distributed to everyone, but it may be a jarring blow to Denuvo itself, after its parent company Irdeto Choose to declare publicly That found at least 335,000 downloads and illegal shares for the game ספורט Bolt did not use their file protection (apparently NBA 2K18) in the first two weeks of its launch, which translated into potential losses of tens of millions of dollars for the creators from their point of view.
Now that the DRM is over, file defenders can redirect their weapons Denuvo Against it and to declare huge losses to the creators of Hitman and Assassin's Creed, despite the fact that they did give in to the campaign and integrated these controversial technologies into their games.
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