The company promises to guarantee that the games can only be played on original hardware without performance loss.
Responsible for creating DenuvoSecurity software for games known to harm PC performance, Irdeto announced this Wednesday (24) New solution for Nintendo Switch. The company claims that its new software will prevent titles developed for the hybrid platform from being easily played on PC emulators.
“Emulating any Nintendo Switch game on PC is easy. And almost 4500 of them are available today. Some players copy titles on launch day, playing them without spending a dime. By securing your game with our solution, you’ll get every player to buy“, The company writes about this on its official website.
According to the technology promotion page Nintendo Switch Emulation Protection, it can be easily integrated into any game development process. Irdeto’s promise is that he can protect Differentiate between original console hardware and emulation And that it brings no performance loss to the games in which it is used.
Defense technology faces criticism
New protection technology has been deployed It received some criticism on social networks – Something natural, considering the bad reputation that Denuvo has accumulated among players in recent years. On Twitter, there seems to be a consensus to block emulators will not fulfill your mission And maybe even more people will be encouraged in response to Switch games.
“The irony is that this will only lead to more people pirating Switch games as they will now have to download games online with this removal instead of uninstalling the games themselves.“, said user @Mayo_Doctor. There are also several The comments are questionable A promise that there will be no lock Breaks game performance.
“Since every company has removed Denuvo from official versions of games because it breaks performance, do you really want to install it on Tegra X1?– asks @Eddzorz. up to the moment There is no information on which companies are interested in the defenseAnd it appears that Irdeto is still in the phase of building an initial portfolio of customers for the new technology.
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