Disturbing Trend Alert: The Region-Locked PC Game

Region locking is an annoying fact of life on console games, but has been less common on PC titles. However, Mark over at Kotaku is reporting that the PC version of Deus Ex Human Revolution has been region-locked, which poses a challenge if you’ve tried to save money by buying an imported box copy.

The official explanation for the restriction is that all the language files couldn’t be fitted on a DVD, which sounds a bit weak to me. Either way, it’s a reminder that trying to save money with imported digital goods can sometimes backfire.

Deus Ex Human Revolution On The PC Is Region Locked [Kotaku]

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