Mass Effect: Andromeda Pirates Locked Out Of Game's Improvements In Latest Patch

No eye-fix for you.


On its surface, Mass Effect: Andromeda's latest patch polished up a ton of gameplay issues and overhauled the game's distracting eye-graphics. Now, reports say the upgrade also comes loaded with stronger anti-tamper technology that will stop pirates from cracking the game anymore.

DSOG is reporting patch 1.05 upgrades the game's Denuvo anti-tamper software to a new version. That will keep pirates from cracking the game now, and also mean anyone who's playing a pirated version won't be able to upgrade (check out what you'd be missing below).

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Andromeda was cracked 10 days after its release, according to DSOG. The site also reports the new version of Denuvo included in the patch has never been broken and is also being used on Nier: Automata, Dead Rising 4, and 2Dark.

Mass Effect: Andromeda patch 1.05, released last week, upgraded graphics to improve "the appearance of eyes for human and Asari characters." It also delivered higher inventory limits, better voice-over lip sync, and added the ability to skip the lengthy transition animations when travelling between planets in the galaxy map.

You can get a look at the game's full patch notes here and check out GameSpot's full coverage of Mass Effect: Andromeda for the latest news, videos, and more.

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