Denuvo Anti-Cheat Comes to PlayStation 5 to Prevent Players from Cheating in Multiplayer Games
Denuvo officially arrives on PlayStation 5. Irdeto, the company in charge of the software, just announced on his official blog that Denuvo has joined the Middleware and Tools program PlayStation 5, so that video game publishers and developers can implement the system in their titles to avoid cheating.
It should be noted that we are not talking about Denuvo Anti-Tamper, the copy protection system (or DRM) how controversial is usually in the world of video games, but Denuvo Anti-Cheat, which is the system against tampras, better known as “cheats” in the world of online video games.
As explained from Irdeto, Denuvo Anti-Cheat incorporates “advanced technology to ensure both the online game as to safely reward offline progress. “They detail that their system serves to” protect the logic or confidential data of the game, preventing cheats from changing confidential variables and ensuring their reliability. “
On the other hand, they state that the system does not have a negative impact on video game performance. The Denuvo Anti-Tamper system (which is not what comes to PS5, remember) has been severely criticized repeatedly for weighing down the performance of triple A games, being one of the most notorious cases that of ‘Assassin’s Creed: Origins’.
Denuvo Anti-Cheat is not a new softwarerather, it was announced in March 2019 and premiered with ‘DOOM Eternal’. However, as explained in 3DJuegos, id Software had to remove it for weeks later due to complaints from users, who argued a drop in performance.
In the words of Reinhard Blaukovitsch, CEO of Denuvo at Irdeto, “cheating ruin video games for honest gamers“and” can lead to lower participation, game traffic and lower income for game publishers. “Currently the Anti-Cheat system is present in more than 1,000 video games, they say from the company.
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