A recent interview by DSOGaming with CTO and co-founder of Fatshark, Rikard Blomberg, has revealed that the highly anticipated sequel Warhammer: Vermintide 2 will not be including the Denuvo anti-tamper software.
This revelation came as Rikard outlined that Fatshark’s community is a very important part of the development of the game and the philosophy behind it. The use of Denuvo is seen as something that could potentially work against said philosophy, and will therefore not be a part of the sequel, which is due out early next year.
When questioned about the use of Denuvo, Rikard replied:
“No. Working together with our players to create the best game we can is a key part of our game development philosophy; be it through listening to community feedback, encouraging player-player interaction, doing what we can to encourage modding or by having a non-paywall DLC policy.”
Rikard continued to state that the use of Denuvo would be pointless if they can keep a close relationship with the game’s community:
“As long as we provide a good experience and open communication to our players, we believe they will stay loyal and support us in giving them more. Denuvo would be redundant and even go so far as be counter productive to this philosophy.”
This is bound to be very pleasing news for fans who are looking forward to playing the game when it releases in Q1 2018. The Left 4 Dead-esque game will make its way onto PC, Xbox One and PS4, so if that sounds like your kind of game, then be sure to pick it up.