Sonic Mania Offline Play Now Possible Following Denuvo Backlash
Denuvo’s elimination in PC model left unaddressed by Sega.
Sega’s critically acclaimed Sonic Mania witnessed its justifiable share of annoyance when it was revealed that it used Denuvo, a type of DRM know-how, on PC. Not solely was it not talked about on the sport’s Steam web page however the sport was playable offline because of this.
Sega issued an announcement on the Steam web page not mentioning that Sonic Mania had DRM and famous that it was within the technique of fixing it (which it’s since carried out). It additionally famous that, “Sonic Mania is meant to be performed offline and we’re investigating stories on that.
“We’re additionally investigating different points like controller help; these are all PC particular issues that Christian [Whitehead, Mania’s mission lead] and the crew have been engaged on these previous couple of weeks. Please bear with us whereas we collate and examine issues which might be being delivered to our consideration.”
The Twitter for Sega Europe has since revealed that taking part in offline is now doable however Denuvo received’t be eliminated any time quickly which appears to be an even bigger subject for a lot of followers. Denuvo has been the go to DRM answer for a lot of triple-A video games prior to now few years together with DOOM, Dragon Age: Inquisition and the upcoming Life is Strange: Before The Storm. How it will influence PC gross sales for Sonic Mania stays to be seen.
The #sonicmaniapc offline play bug has now been patched. Thanks in your endurance and tell us in case you expertise any additional issues.
— SEGA Europe (@SEGA_Europe) August 30, 2017