Payday 3 provides controversial Denuvo the boot lower than per week from launch

Kath Santarin
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Rejoice, Denuvo haters, as Payday 3 developer Starbreeze has confirmed the controversial DRM system will now not be within the upcoming heist shooter.

Earlier this week, Starbreeze shared a really brief replace put up on Steam with a easy message: “Howdy heisters, we wish to inform you that Denuvo is now not in Payday 3. We sit up for seeing you in New York Metropolis!” No beating across the bush, no explaining the reasoning as to why, only a easy message that will get straight to the purpose. It is certain to be a welcome announcement for these trying ahead to the sport, because the inclusion of Denuvo in any recreation is often one thing that gamers really feel annoyed by.

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For those who aren’t conscious of what Denuvo is, it is a piece of anti-cheat and anti-piracy DRM software program, making it very onerous to crack, and due to this fact hack or launched illegally. There are a few causes gamers do not prefer it when a recreation has Denuvo, one being that the best way it really works means the sport can technically entry something in your pc, making it a possible privateness menace. Although whether or not that may occur to most individuals is one other query. The opposite downside, and the factor most dislike it for, is that it is also believed to massively impression a recreation’s efficiency – Tekken’s Katsuhiro Harada even as soon as blamed Denuvo for Tekken 7’s poor efficiency on PC.

Gamers had solely noticed simply a few months in the past that Payday 3 would even have Denuvo, so it is fairly a fast change. Extra surprisingly is the truth that the change has been made lower than per week out from launch, as the sport is lastly launching subsequent Thursday, September 21.

After all, this may have solely affected PC gamers, however the recreation can also be releasing on PS5, and Xbox Sequence X/S.

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