Ubisoft is at it Again – Driver: San Francisco on the PC to Require Constant Internet Connection

Ubisoft is at it Again – Driver: San Francisco on the PC to Require Constant Internet Connection

Oh dear. Here we go again. On the game’s official Twitter account, it was announced that the PC version of Driver: San Francisco would have the asinine DRM in it once again that requires a constant internet connection or you can’t play the game you paid $50 for.

As we all know, this isn’t the first time DRM this strict has been let into the wild from Ubisoft. It was a big deal last year around their release of some high profile games and, to this day, remains the reason I haven’t taken the plunge and picked up Settlers 7. They did back off for a while, after some understandable backlash from fans. Apparently that only gets you so far, because it’s back.

If you’re a fan of the Driver franchise and are planning on playing on the PC, how do you feel about this? I don’t even much care for the requirement to manually put Steam in offline mode, let alone DRM that doesn’t let you play unless you have an internet connection. It’s a fact of life that people’s connections aren’t up 100% of the time, and it really bugs me that I won’t be able to play my game if I am offline. Perhaps, just maybe, Ubisoft will change their minds again, who knows?