Dead Island 2 is finally here, letting us sow chaos among the unlucky zombies roaming the streets of Los Angeles. If you've been patiently following the game since its announcement and plan to pick it up on PC, you may be wondering if it uses Denuvo DRM at launch.
The digital rights management is used to protect against piracy (or make it harder to crack games), but has been the subject of controversy in the past, as it was claimed that its inclusion led to worse performance in several titles. Here is what we know about its inclusion in Dead Island 2.
Dead Island 2 Denuvo DRM
It was initially unclear whether or not Dead Island 2 uses Denuvo DRM at launch, which is why we reached out to its publisher, inquiring about the software's potential inclusion.
Deep Silver has since answered by confirming that Dead Island 2 does, indeed, include the anti-tamper software.
- Dead Island 2 Denuvo DRM status: Confirmed
It is, perhaps, to be expected, given how quite a few major releases do opt to use DRM at release. This is what we know about whether or not Dead Island 2 uses Denuvo DRM.
For more on the zombie game, you'll find our thoughts on the full experience in our review, and can also check out our guides covering its chapter list and length.
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