EA scales down copy protection for Mass Effect and Spore

Angry people on the Internet actually caused change…I WA SHOCK!
The new scheme still limits you to three installs, which is lame, but the need to activate every ten days has been replaced with a check every time new content is downloaded, which is more reasonable. It\’s not quite perfect, but it\’s about where BioShock\’s copy protection was, which is slightly annoying but acceptable.

In other EA PC gaming adventures, both this and this are looking really cool. I don\’t know what\’s more surprising – the fact that DICE is making something that isn\’t a Battlefield game, or that said game is an Unreal Engine 3 game whose predominant palette colour isn\’t brown.

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