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Ubisoft tweaks Driver's always-on DRM, Skyrim to use Steam

By Matthew
Aug 17, 2011
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  1. It's true, Already stores like Wal-mart and Target are only selling "Popular" PC titles like the "Sims."
    Besides Steam only takes 30% of the profit and retail stores take 40-60%, Its an easy choice whether or not to have your game for sale on steam. Anyway CD's are becoming less and less needed for PC games, heck in 5-10 years they probably will be the next Floppy disks.
  2. Totally agree that Steam is a terrific piece of software. Now that said, it's in a person's right to dislike something for any reason, but I just don't see the sense in what people are saying about it. If you're talking about owning a game like Skyrim for PC, then it's assumed you'd have a nice rig to run it. Therefor, how do you get away with having a nice rig and NOT any internet access to a point that it inconveniences you? And for that matter, offline mode does work and if you're having issues then do your research and get the answers instead of assuming! And if all that fails to meet your high standards, then at this point I see there being MORE incentive here for you to just game on a console (it's a lot cheaper than maintaining or owning a powerhouse computer!).

    Steam makes gaming on a computer so, so easy for a person who doesn't know a lot about computers, and if anything it's a big reason the computer gaming market is still strong. If you manage to complicate something like that up, just stick to consoles, seriously.
  3. Steam makes gaming on a computer so, so easy for a person who doesn't know a lot about computers, and if anything it's a big reason the computer gaming market is still strong. If you manage to complicate something like that up, just stick to consoles, seriously.

    Ironic you say steam is keeping the computer gaming market alive maybe so but it is the very reason im going to consol once and for all, there at least I will own my games legitimately.
  4. If Bethesda is forcing us (the legitimate customers who actually pay their hard-earned money) to use Steam in order to play their game, I am cancelling my pre-order, and sending an email to Bethesda about this.

    F- Steam, and F-Bethesda.
  5. "Steam makes gaming on a computer so, so easy for a person who doesn't know a lot about computers.."

    How is that pile of Steaming **** easier than "insert disk, play game"?

    You can have your Steam, your Ubisoft and EA crap. I'll avoid the lot, thanks, and I'll still be playing awesome games way after your authentication servers have packed in and taken your games collection with them. Or maybe after a hacker pwns your account. Either/or.
  6. "You can have your Steam, your Ubisoft and EA crap. I'll avoid the lot, thanks, and I'll still be playing awesome games way after your authentication servers have packed in and taken your games collection with them. Or maybe after a hacker pwns your account. Either/or."

    a). Yeah, you can still go to crack after apocalypse or steam close shop, since no one can hold the rights. :D
    b). If you get hacked, you file a complaint.
    c). In the unlikely event if valve wants to cut you for its own evil reasons you can sue the **** out of it or go with point "a".


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