It is currently Sat Feb 22, 2020 8:15 pm

Reply to topic  [ 1 post ] 
 Oculus' exclusivity protection leads to a VR piracy arms race 
Author Message
3D Angel Eyes (Moderator)
User avatar

Joined: Tue Feb 27, 2007 6:31 pm
Posts: 1981
Reply with quote

Patch-maker tells Ars breaking DRM is only way to add Vive support to Rift games.

By Kyle Orland

On Friday, an Oculus Runtime update blocked a fan-made workaround that had let HTC Vive owners play Rift-exclusive software. At the time, Oculus said the update wasn't targeted at the workaround; it was instead an attemptĀ "to curb piracy and protect games and apps that developers have worked so hard to make." Now, though, Oculus' move has encouraged the patch's developer to break Oculus' digital rights managements entirely, potentially opening VR software up to piracy as well as hardware freedom.

Read more

Read full article...

- Non-profit, non-partisan.
- Features user contributed education sessions, blogs, and content.
- Safe to interact, registration requires formal non-disclosure agreement. Membership list is equally confidential.
- Open to all except press. People can join as individuals or companies.
- People say the industry needs to get together and learn from one another. This is our chance.

Mon May 23, 2016 12:15 pm
Display posts from previous:  Sort by  
Reply to topic   [ 1 post ] 

Who is online

Users browsing this forum: No registered users and 2 guests

You cannot post new topics in this forum
You cannot reply to topics in this forum
You cannot edit your posts in this forum
You cannot delete your posts in this forum
You cannot post attachments in this forum

Jump to:  
Powered by phpBB® Forum Software © phpBB Group
Designed by STSoftware.