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User Info: Jahkeemyork

Jahkeemyork
4 years ago#1
http://www.explosion.com/23540/tomb-raider-psn-version-will-require-an-active-internet-connection/

User Info: Universquall

Universquall
4 years ago#2
How clever of them
After the Fallout

User Info: Kurizaka

Kurizaka
4 years ago#3
I didn't plan on it, but good to know.

User Info: theshoveller

theshoveller
4 years ago#4
That is a good thing to know. And it's one reason why I'm still somewhat against DD-only consoles - if the PSN is down for whatever reason, or Eidos decides "Eh, it's a few years old, nobody could possibly play it still - take down the old Verification Server, Frank," you're SOL for scratching your Tomb Raider itch.

About the only workaround would be an official patch from them to remove the DRM check, or doing things that can't be mentioned here and that Sony would frown upon you doing.
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User Info: GetPhiledIn

GetPhiledIn
4 years ago#5
Who cares honestly? Just play the game and be happy.
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User Info: anonymous46773

anonymous46773
4 years ago#6
GetPhiledIn posted...
Who cares honestly? Just play the game and be happy.


Can't rightly play the game when you don't have internet, can you?
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User Info: Legendary_Musas

Legendary_Musas
4 years ago#7
anonymous46773 posted...
GetPhiledIn posted...
Who cares honestly? Just play the game and be happy.


Can't rightly play the game when you don't have internet, can you?


Can't download it if you have no internet...:)

I agree though if you haven't payed your Internet provider and it goes down then you are screwed until you can pay.
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User Info: Wario_man

Wario_man
4 years ago#8
You'd obviously have Internet if you downloaded it. I've never had any reason to turn off my Internet and can't think of one right off the top of my head. If you don't have Internet downloading Tomb Raider and then being able to play it is the least of your worries.
Then again I got it on Steam soo..
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User Info: Eoin

Eoin
4 years ago#9
Legendary_Musas posted...
I agree though if you haven't payed your Internet provider and it goes down then you are screwed

Or if your router breaks. Or if your ISP has network issues. Or if there's an infrastructure issue with cabling that's outside your control. Or if your PS3's network card has issues. Or if PSN goes down.

There's a lot more ways to be disconnected from PSN than just "you haven't paid your provider".

User Info: Undead587

Undead587
4 years ago#10
I've heard of PC games doing this to prevent piracy, but I cannot fathom why a console game requires you to be online at all times. More than likely, if someone has a pirated copy, they'll have a way around the always-online requirement. It only hurts paying customers.
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