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Fallout: New Vegas PC Using Steamworks DRM

Shacknews writes: "The PC edition of Fallout: New Vegas will use Steamworks for its digital rights management, publisher Bethesda has confirmed, meaning that the RPG will require players to have Valve's digital distribution client and platform Steam installed."

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Nihilism2934d ago

that really sucks, I see no reason why retail copies should be forced to use steam, fallout 3 used a disk check and sold extremely well on PC

Steam clearly prevents piracy, I mean it's not like pirated versions of all steam games are available...oh wait

Vazz2934d ago

^^^^
This.

Sigh, oh well. I wasn't really looking forward to it much anyways. It looks exactly the same as the other one except more brown instead of green. *shrug*
I waited in line at midnight and bought the collector's edition of Fallout 3 when it first came out but this time I'll just wait till it drops to a bargain bin price.

chak_2934d ago

that's ok for me as I buy my games on steam, but I don't get why it has to use steam on retail version.