Diablo 2: Resurrected – Online forced due to unnecessary DRM

Diablo 2: Resurrected, i.e. to Remaster of the classic action role-playing game Diablo 2, comes with a Feature therefore, about which the players are not looking forward to at all. It’s about unnecessary function in the console version of the title that forces you to be online at some intervals with your console, otherwise you can not play.

Of course, for many players, this does not necessarily care for appeal because this is an unnecessary DRM measure that makes offline games over a longer period of time a stroke.

Why does Diablo Resurrected be online?

The Twitter account does it play?, Which games checked to what extent you are playable without internet connection, has released that Diablo 2: Resurrected is no longer playable after 30 days of offline. So you have to log in at least every 30 days, otherwise you will also be denied access to offline play. In the console area it is loud does it play? One of the first times that such a compulsion was installed.

The whole thing is a problem for players because there are theoretically many situations that can access the game for missing online connection. For a long time because you have no internet connection because of what reasons, for a long time, because the respective authentication server can not be achieved. Your game can not play after the deadline.

What is DRM?

DRM, i.e. Digital Rights Management, is intended to ensure the protection of copyright rights. It should be ensured that everything goes with right things. Thus, in a feature film on a DVD, DRM protects, for example, that it can not be so easily pirated.

But if it has as with Diablo 2: Resurrected unnecessary restrictions or issues for the players, nobody is happy about it. For some titles, the entire thing is even more serious. Resident Evil Village had to learn significant losses on performance because of its DRM implementation. Only after a belonging shit storm there was a corresponding update.

What does Blizzard say?

At the present time, Activision Blizzard has not yet expressed itself to the entire subject. They are currently busy with a huge sexism scandal. Recently, they also like to spend their time to buy themselves from Microsoft.

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From Benjamin Eichmann
20.01.2022 at 17:17

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