This Is What Happens If You Pirate Quantum Break

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Following Quantum Break's release this week on Xbox One and PC, it's now been reported that people who pirate the game will receive a unique form of punishment. Reddit user disastorm explains that if the game thinks you may be running a pirated copy, it gives main character Jack Joyce an eye patch.

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In a FAQ about the Windows 10 version of Quantum Break, developer Remedy teased this form of pirate punishment. "Jack looks like a pirate--DRM might've accidentally triggered." To avoid this issue, make sure you're logged into your Microsoft account before starting the game, Remedy explained.

As Eurogamer explains, Remedy did the same thing with its last big game, Alan Wake.

Image credit: Eurogamer
Image credit: Eurogamer

Quantum Break received a score of 6 in GameSpot's review, which said it can be interesting at times, but its impressive combat and great looks are hindered by a story with limited appeal and disappointing design choices. For more on the game's critical reception, you can check out this review roundup.

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