Indie development studio Tequila Works has announced that it will be removing the anti-piracy software Denuvo from their adventure game RiME following the release of a crack for the game.
Before the release of the game, many gamers complained about the inclusion of the anti-piracy software Denuvo in the indie title, claiming that it slows down game loading speeds and affects frame rates.
“There is a small performance hit associated with this [Ed: Denuvo], but at this time we do not believe it is causing the problems that are currently being reported.
- Cody Bradley at Team Grey Box
Software engineers took the promise of the indie development studio as a challenge. The indie title was released on May 26th 2017 and roughly five days later, on June 1st 2017, a crack for the game was subsequently released.
The indie development studio has now confirmed that it will be removing the anti-piracy software from the game via a free game update.
Whether the removal of the software will positively affect gameplay as some gamers are suggesting remains to be seen.
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