It's hardly surprising that there has been a huge backlash against Spore due to the decision to include DRM
. I'm a little surprised, but very happy, that someone had the tenacity to file a class action lawsuit against them for it
In the end, no company has the right to control your game playing to this degree. It's a shame that a game from such a well-renowned company would be smeared and tarnished because their foolish decision to treat their customers like criminals.
I guarantee that if Starcraft II
does something like this, I will pass it by only buying it after some enterprising hacker releases a fix sans DRM that I can download.
(H/T to slashdot
for the link)