Items tagged with denuvo

Id software recently announced that it was adding anti-cheat software to its popular game Doom Eternal. What id Software chose to go with to protect BATTLEMODE multiplayer gamers from cheaters was Denuvo, which requires kernel-level access to the host computer. Id Software has now promised to remove the anti-cheat technology from the game in its next PC update. Denuvo was included in Update 1 that launched last Thursday. Executive Producer Marty Stratton has posted a community update on reddit that says since the update went live, the Doom Eternal team has been looking into reports of instability and performance degradation for some users. Stratton also noted that the team had seen the concerns... Read more...
Doom Eternal has been an incredibly popular game since it launched earlier this year, but something new was added to help stop cheaters in multiplayer mode on the PC. An update added Denuvo Anti-Cheat software on May 14, and some players are outraged. Denuvo parent company Irdeto wrote in a blog post that the anti-cheat software was meant to keep the BATTLEMODE multiplayer portion of the game on PC safe from cheaters. What's bothering many gamers about the anti-cheat solution is that it requires kernel-level access to the computer. Irdeto notes in the blog post that its solution "doesn't have annoying tray icons or splash screens, and this invisibility could raise some eyebrows." The company... Read more...
Capcom, the publisher of Resident Evil 7: Biohazard, received some rather disappointing news this week. The PC version of the game has already been cracked, with its Denuvo anti-piracy software being defeated by hackers in record time. We have to remember that Resident Evil 7 was just released this past Tuesday, so the crack was deployed in less than one week. Credit for cracking the game goes to CONSPIR4CY (CPY), which in the past has successfully cracked other Denuvo-enabled games including Rise of the Tomb Raider, Doom and Watch Dogs 2. However, those Denuvo-enabled games took weeks, if not months to crack, making the swift fashion in which Resident Evil 7 was “taken down” quite notable. The... Read more...