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Hogwarts Legacy Will Have Denuvo; PC Specs Revealed

The Hogwarts Legacy PC specs have been announced, and as you'd expect, you're going to need a fairly beefy rig if you want to run this game on Ultra settings in 4K. In addition, it's been confirmed…

January 13, 2023 | 09:50 EST

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(Updated) Denuvo Switch DRM Will Block Legal Emulation

Update: Denuvo replied to our request for comment with what can only be described as complete apathy towards legal emulation. We asked them what would happen if a user wanted to buy a Switch game and…

August 24, 2022 | 10:45 EDT

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Denuvo DLC DRM SecureDLC Wants To End DLC Piracy

If you know your DRM, then you've almost certainly been clamoring for Denuvo DLC DRM, right? Right? Well, your prayers have been answered. SecureDLC is the industry's first DLC DRM solution, and it's…

June 30, 2022 | 11:34 EDT

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Reveal of Dying Light 2 Denuvo DRM Angers Fans

The reveal of Dying Light 2 Denuvo DRM less than a week before the game's launch has upset some gamers, resulting in a torrent of complaints on social media. Dying Light 2 is launching in less than…

February 1, 2022 | 03:41 EST

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Denuvo Anti-Cheat Now Available To PS5 Developers And Publishers

Denuvo Anti-Cheat technology is now available for developers and publishers to use on PS5 as middleware. The company says it's joined the PlayStation 5 Tools and Middleware program, which aims to…

March 10, 2021 | 08:54 EST

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Denuvo Anti-Cheat System Gets Steamworks Integration

Denuvo anti-cheat systems are now available for developers to integrate with their games via Steamworks. This means any developer can now implement Denuvo directly into their game on Valve's digital…

January 18, 2021 | 12:41 EST

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Bethesda Removes Denuvo From Rage 2 On Steam

It's already something of a tradition for big publishers to remove DRM software Denuvo from their newest releases, especially once crackers manage to break through it. BioWare removed it from Mass…

November 1, 2019 | 09:41 EDT

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Tekken Director Says Denuvo Behind Recent Performance Issues On PC

In an almost unprecedented move, Katsuhiro Harada, the longtime producer and director of the Tekken series, has posted some messages on Twitter addressing recent performance issues that have popped…

April 14, 2018 | 06:04 EDT


Denuvo Acquired By Global Digital Security Firm Irdeto

The infamous anti-piracy and anti-cheat company Denuvo has been purchased by Irdeto. Irdeto is a Dutch company that provides similar security software for a variety of spheres, including “media…

January 23, 2018 | 09:34 EST

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[Updated] Sonic Mania PC Version Is Always Online For Now; Has Denuvo DRM

Update: Sega has released a statement saying they've fixed the always online issues. However, Denuvo DRM, and controller issues still remain with the game at this time.…

August 30, 2017 | 12:18 EDT

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Bioware Removes Denuvo DRM from Mass Effect: Andromeda

Mass Effect: Andromeda received patch 1.09 recently, which brought about a bunch of fixes to the game and continued to improve the game's facial animations. Bioware failed to mention that the Denuvo…

July 8, 2017 | 08:26 EDT


Anti-Piracy Software Giant Denuvo Accused Of Using Pirated Software

According to a post on Russian forum RSDN, Denuvo - creators of one of the currently most prolific anti-piracy software in video gaming - have been illegally using someone else's software in their…

June 5, 2017 | 04:10 EDT

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2Dark Removes Denuvo DRM From Their Game

The indie stealth adventure game 2Dark has removed the Denuvo DRM from their game following a deluge of complaints according to a statement from publisher Bigben Interactive released on the game's…

April 19, 2017 | 06:15 EDT

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Denuvo's Latest Version has been Cracked

The newest version of the controversial one-stop Digital Rights Management solution Denuvo has already been cracked by crackers. The game using this version of Denuvo is 2Dark, a stealth-adventure…

April 14, 2017 | 02:05 EDT


Denuvo Website Accidentally Leaked Sensitive Information

Anti-piracy solution Denuvo was, until recently, a very viable option to bar pirates from playing illegally downloaded games. After it was first used in 2014, reports came out stating that the…

February 6, 2017 | 05:00 EST


Conan Exiles To Launch With Denuvo DRM

Conan Exiles will be launching with Denuvo DRM included as reported by DualShockers. Conan Exiles is an open world survival game set in the Conan The Barbarian universe. You'll be playing as one of…

January 29, 2017 | 10:40 EST

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Playdead Removes Denuvo DRM From Inside

Digital Rights Managment (DRM) is a contentious subject around games, and of the current DRM solutions commonly used, perhaps none is more so than Denuvo's "anti-tamper" technology. The lack of…

November 23, 2016 | 10:30 EST