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May 24th, 2012, 14:17
Originally Posted by Alrik Fassbauer View Post
People WILL buy their games.
People will buy Blizzard's games because it's Blizzard and a lot of people out there consider their games to be multiplayer experiences anyway, so the always online drm will mean little to them. However, people won't buy single player games made by a John Doe company who've suddenly decided to implement an always online mode in their game. People put up with a lot of shit in Diablo 3 BECAUSE it's Diablo 3. Saying that the always online DRM will spread because of Diablo 3's success is jumping the gun quite a bit.

Originally Posted by Alrik Fassbauer View Post
Seriously, does it matter ?
Yes, because it seems that not even Blizzard believe their DRM will prevent people from eventually pirating their game. So all this hooplah about Blizzard striking a blow against pirates is probably very premature. They've implemented the feature because they do believe this feature will stop item hacking, that is all.
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