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Capcom's controversial DRM returns to PS3

Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 requires PSN connection

Bar your windows; Capcom's controversial PlayStation Network DRM has returned.

It's been spotted that the PSN description for new release Bionic Commando Rearmed 2 reads: "You must log-in to the PlayStation Network each time to play the game."


While this isn't as bad as always-on DRM found on PC - the game only checks for a PSN connection upon boot and won't kick you out - it's still bound to frustrate PS3 players who aren't always online.

Last year, Capcom apologised for not making clear that similar DRM was present in Final Fight: Double Impact, which featured online two-player co-op.

The peculiar thing about Bionic Commando's DRM however is that it's an offline game, suggesting that Capcom may be concerned about piracy.

[ SOURCE: Edge-Online ]