Entries in 'always' (8)

Retail: 'Xbox 720 always-on connection must not happen'

Retail: 'Xbox 720 always-on connection must not happen'

Reports claim the Xbox 720 may use an ‘always-on’ connection to prevent players from using second-hand games – and it’s not sitting well with the High Street.

James Batchelor
by James Batchelor
on Apr 5th 2013 at 11:25AM in News
SimCity requires always-on internet connection

SimCity requires always-on internet connection

Buyers of EA’s upcoming SimCity PC game will need a constant internet connection to play it.

Dominic Sacco
by Dominic Sacco
on Mar 29th 2012 at 11:02AM in News
Ubisoft DRM reportedly hacked

Ubisoft DRM reportedly hacked

Hackers have reportedly found a way to circumvent Ubisoft’s controversial PC DRM that requires users maintain a constant internet connection even when playing single-player games.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 23rd 2010 at 1:40PM in News
Ubisoft sticking with internet DRM

Ubisoft sticking with internet DRM

It’s been a torrid few weeks for Ubisoft’s internet-dependent PC DRM policy, but despite the turbulence the publisher has pledged to stick with its security measures, claiming that most of ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Apr 9th 2010 at 6:39PM in News

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Now C&C4’s DRM suffers problems

Now C&C4’s DRM suffers problems

EA has had to endure a weekend of complaints following several reports that PC gamers trying to play recent release Command & Conquer 4 have been plagued with problems relating ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Mar 22nd 2010 at 12:06PM in News
Ubisoft: Impact of piracy measures will be "limited"

Ubisoft: Impact of piracy measures will be "limited"

The contentious copy-protection method that will require all Ubisoft PC titles to be constantly connected to the web is crucial for fighting piracy, the publisher says.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Feb 22nd 2010 at 12:52PM in News
Ubisoft defends piracy plans

Ubisoft defends piracy plans

Ubisoft has further clarified its intentions to employ an “always-on” internet connection policy in some of its future PC releases.

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 5:04PM in News
Ubi looks to net piracy solution

Ubi looks to net piracy solution

In a move to try and quell the ongoing piracy problem on PC, Ubisoft will require players of a selection of its future PC titles to have a constant connection ...

Ben Parfitt
by Ben Parfitt
on Jan 27th 2010 at 12:15PM in News