Report: Ubisoft Releases Patch That Removes ‘Always On’ DRM Requirement

It may have been the most draconian and ill-advised copy protection of a copyrighted product since the Sony Rootkit scandal, but now, reports are surfacing that says that Ubisoft has released a patch for the games (including Assassin’s Creed 2 and Splinter Cell: Conviction) affected by the infamous “always on” DRM system. The patch will

Ubisoft Backs off Highly Strict DRM and Uses Steam

The always on DRM which forces gamers to have a 24 hour internet connection to play their games may have lost a major supporter. After the fiasco of the DRM in Assassin’s Creed 2, it seems that the company has now decided to use Steam in it’s latest game, RUSE.