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The point here is that Crysis 2 was pirated like no other game in 2011. Something like four million downloads. That’s more than Modern Warfare 3, Battlefield 3, etc.
I was going to say something about DRM but I think the story sort of sells itself.
The bit from this story I found interesting:
Surprisingly, Wii titles seemed to suffer more from illegal online piracy than Xbox 360. The most pirated Wii title was Super Mario Galaxy 2, which suffered 1,280,000 downloads – almost 400k more than Gears of War 3.
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From what I understand, hacking the Wii to play pirated games seems to be a much easier process than hacking a PS3 or a 360, which probably accounts for the higher number of illegal downloads of Wii games.
That… that disk pictured doesn’t have a hole in the middle. No WONDER people pirate it. If you tried to use that disk, you’d just get a Disk Read Malfunction.
That’s an awesome catch