Middle-earth: Shadow of War Denuvo protection cracked in a day

Mindy Sparks
October 13, 2017

One game this "niche" of gamers has been particularly interested in, Middle Earth: Shadow of War, has not only had its DRM cracked in less than a day but some have also figured out a way to get an unlimited number of loot crates using an open source tool, Cheat Engine.

That's according to reports by DSOGaming.com, which claim that the Denuvo anti-tamper tech has been cracked. Rather, Denuvo is meant to delay that inevitability, protecting games as long as possible after their launch.

You will not be able to access any of the online features for Shadow of War until you agree to the data uses described on the prior screen.

The Denuvo anti-piracy protection is not completely useless, some games like last year's Federation Internationale de Football Association go months without getting cracked - Denuvo's protection is different for every game after all.


Resident Evil 7's Denuvo protection was cracked less than a week after its January 24 release. Denuvo is used by some of the biggest developers, on some of the biggest games on the market including Batman: Arkham Knight, Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain, and Rise of the Tomb Raider.

Middle-earth: Shadow of War is available starting on October 10, 2017, for the PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and lastly, PC platforms.

The Chinese cracking group 3DM said in 2016 that it believed anti-piracy measures on PC games would become so advanced that there might be an end to pirated games by 2018. With close to 20 cards, multiple graphics cards are b.

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