IMPORTANT: Please, add (type) the tag "Denuvo" manually to all Denuvo games you visit in the Steam Store, there aren't still enough games tagged as "Denuvo" so the tag does not appear. I'm adding direct links to the games below.

Also you can join this group and you will get a notice in every game profile with Denuvo.

Please, don't post links to torrents or warez related sites.


I opened this thread to post news about this protection. There's a Previous thread with interesting info but was closed by the author.

Latest news (2022):

(date format DD/MM)

  • 05/08: Dying Light 2 Stay Human cracked (Denuvo v15 + Steam + Epic)
  • 07/07: Denuvo removed (accidentally?) from F1 22 with 1.05 patch.
  • 05/07: Denuvo removed from Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin: SteamDB
  • 01/07: Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy cracked (Denuvo v14 + Steam)
  • 17/06: Evil Genius 2: World Domination cracked (Denuvo v12.5 + Steam)
  • 03/06: Far Cry 6 cracked (Denuvo V13 + uPlay r2 + VMProtect v3.5.1)
  • 28/04: Denuvo removed from Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars: SteamDB
  • 09/04: DEATHLOOP cracked (Denuvo V12 + Steam + Bethesda Anti-Tamper Crap)
  • 22/03: Denuvo removed from Mortal Kombat 11: SteamDB (Check the new size of the binaries)
  • 08/03: Denuvo removed from Wolfenstein: Youngblood: SteamDB
  • 25/02: Denuvo removed from Bravely Default II: SteamDB
  • 21/02: Denuvo removed from King's Bounty II: SteamDB
  • 06/01: Watch Dogs: Legion cracked (Denuvo v10 + VMProtect v3.5.1 + uPlay R2 + BattlEye + File Integrity Protection + Custom)

Archive


Cracked games (disinfected versions are in bold text):

  1. FIFA 15
  2. Lords of the Fallen (DRM free on GOG)
  3. Dragon Age: Inquisition
  4. Battlefield: Hardline
  5. Batman Arkham Knight (Denuvo removed 2020/12/03)
  6. Metal Gear Solid V: The Phantom Pain
  7. Mad Max
  8. Rise of the Tomb Raider (Denuvo removed 2021/11/29)
  9. INSIDE (DRM-free since 2016/11/22)
  10. DOOM (Denuvo removed in 2016/12/07 patch)
  11. Mirror's Edge Catalyst
  12. Pro Evolution Soccer 2017
  13. God Eater Resurrection
  14. Yesterday Origins (DRM free on GOG)
  15. Deus Ex: Mankind Divided (DRM free on GOG)
  16. Champions of Anteria
  17. Far Cry Primal
  18. Watch Dogs 2
  19. God Eater 2: Rage Burst
  20. Resident Evil 7: Biohazard (Denuvo removed 2019/01/28)
  21. Battlefield 1
  22. Tales of Berseria
  23. Just Cause 3
  24. Sherlock Holmes: The Devil's Daughter (DRM free on GOG)
  25. HITMAN (Denuvo removed in 2017/06/20 patch)
  26. Mass Effect: Andromeda (Denuvo removed in 2017/07/07 with patch 1.09)
  27. 2Dark (Denuvo removed in 2017/04/19 patch)
  28. Syberia 3 (Denuvo removed in 2017/04/27 patch)
  29. NieR:Automata (Denuvo removed in 2021/06/21)
  30. Sniper: Ghost Warrior 3 (Denuvo removed in 2018/01/25 with patch 1.07)
  31. Prey (2017) (Denuvo removed in 2020/07/16 patch)
  32. Rise of the Tomb Raider 20 Year Celebration
  33. RiME (Denuvo removed in 2017/06/02 patch)
  34. Dishonored 2 (Denuvo removed 2018/12/15)
  35. Tekken 7 ((Denuvo removed 2021/10/26)
  36. ADR1FT (bypassed) (Denuvo removed in 2017/09/14 patch)
  37. Planet Coaster (bypassed)
  38. ABZU (Denuvo removed in 2020/12/08, DRM free on GOG)
  39. Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War III
  40. Constructor
  41. WRC 6 FIA World Rally Championship (bypassed)
  42. Bulletstorm: Full Clip Edition (Denuvo removed in 2017/12/?? patch)
  43. Total War: Warhammer (bypassed)
  44. Dead Rising 4
  45. Moto Racer 4 (bypassed)
  46. Sniper Elite 4 (bypassed)
  47. Dragon Quest Heroes II
  48. F1 2016 (bypassed)
  49. Train Sim World: CSX Heavy Haul
  50. Football Manager 2017 (bypassed)
  51. Unravel (bypassed)
  52. FIFA 17 (bypassed)
  53. Tom Clancy's Ghost Recon Wildlands
  54. Hunting Simulator
  55. White Day: A Labyrinth Named School
  56. Agents of Mayhem (Denuvo removed in 2017/11/09 with patch 1.05)
  57. Life is Strange: Before the Storm (Denuvo removed 2017/10/19)
  58. Sonic Mania (Denuvo removed in 2019/03/12 patch)
  59. F1 2017
  60. Pro Evolution Soccer 2018
  61. Dishonored®: Death of the Outsider (Denuvo removed 2018/12/15)
  62. WRC 7 FIA World Rally Championship
  63. Marvel vs. Capcom: Infinite (Denuvo removed in 2018/05/15 patch)
  64. Total War: WARHAMMER II
  65. FIFA 18
  66. Middle-earth: Shadow of War
  67. South Park: The Fractured But Whole
  68. TransRoad: USA (Denuvo removed 2018/10/02)
  69. Sonic Forces
  70. STAR OCEAN™ - THE LAST HOPE -™ 4K & Full HD Remaster
  71. Assassin's Creed: Origins
  72. Final Fantasy XII: The Zodiac Age (Denuvo removed 2020/04/24)
  73. Final Fantasy XV
  74. Need For Speed Payback
  75. Sword Art Online: Fatal Bullet
  76. Far Cry 5
  77. Shining Resonance Refrain
  78. Total War Saga: Thrones of Britannia
  79. Train Sim World
  80. Naruto to Boruto: Shinobi Striker
  81. Unravel Two
  82. F1 2018
  83. DRAGON QUEST XI: Echoes of an Elusive Age (Denuvo removed 2021/05/27)
  84. Jurassic World Evolution
  85. Puyo Puyo Tetris
  86. Madden NFL 19
  87. SoulCalibur VI (Denuvo removed 2021/11/11)
  88. Football Manager 2019
  89. Mega Man 11
  90. Assassin's Creed: Odyssey
  91. Hitman 2 (Denuvo removed 2019/01/30)
  92. A Way Out
  93. Shadow of the Tomb Raider (Denuvo removed 2021/10/18)
  94. Pro Evolution Soccer 2019
  95. FIFA 19
  96. Monster Hunter: World (Denuvo removed 2021/06/03)
  97. Just Cause 4
  98. Yakuza 0 (Denuvo removed 2019/02/15)
  99. Battlefield V
  100. Strange Brigade
  101. Mutant Year Zero: Road to Eden (Denuvo removed 2019/02/26)
  102. Life Is Strange 2
  103. Valkyria Chronicles 4
  104. Resident Evil 2 (Denuvo removed 2019/12/18)
  105. Ace Combat 7: Skies Unknown
  106. Metro Exodus (Denuvo removed in 2020/05/27)
  107. Far Cry New Dawn
  108. Devil May Cry 5 (Denuvo removed in 2020/02/06)
  109. New Gundam Breaker
  110. ZONE OF THE ENDERS: The 2nd Runner - M∀RS
  111. Star Wars: Battlefront 2
  112. Total War: THREE KINGDOMS
  113. Wolfenstein: Youngblood (Denuvo removed 2022/03/08)
  114. Madden NFL 20
  115. Octopath Traveler (Denuvo removed 2019/11/08)
  116. Sea of Solitude
  117. Code Vein
  118. Borderlands 3 (Denuvo removed 2021/01/21)
  119. Star Wars Jedi: Fallen Order
  120. Heavy Rain (Denuvo free on Steam)
  121. Moons of Madness (Denuvo removed in 2020/04/02)
  122. Team Sonic Racing
  123. The Quiet Man
  124. Trials of Mana (Denuvo removed 2020/08/26)
  125. Death Stranding (Denuvo removed 2020/12/17)
  126. Mafia: Definitive Edition
  127. A Total War Saga: Troy
  128. eFootball PES 2021
  129. Mortal Kombat 11 (Denuvo removed 2022/03/22)
  130. Marvel's Avengers (Denuvo removed 2021/09/01)
  131. Crysis Remastered
  132. Zombie Army 4: Dead War
  133. Anno 1800
  134. Immortals Fenyx Rising
  135. Assassin's Creed Valhalla
  136. Yakuza: Like a Dragon
  137. Resident Evil Village
  138. Watch Dogs: Legion
  139. DEATHLOOP
  140. Far Cry 6
  141. Evil Genius 2: World Domination
  142. Marvel's Guardians of the Galaxy
  143. Dying Light 2 Stay Human

Upcoming Denuvo games:

List of Denuvo games: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Denuvo#List_of_Denuvo_games (not available anymore, some Wikipedia editor has removed the most useful info from the article). Info

New link (even better than Wikipedia's old table): crackwatch.com/drm/denuvo/games (not available anymore. Reason: "As very little AAA games are being released right now, our advertising revenue is very low and we can no longer afford to pay for servers.": Reddit thread

5 years ago*

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Do you buy games protected by Denuvo?

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1 year ago
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Yesterday Origins is on GOG - https://www.gog.com/game/yesterday_origins

1 year ago
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1 year ago
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Added, thanks!

1 year ago
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1 year ago
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Great news!

1 year ago
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Star.Wars.Battlefront.II.Celebration.Edition.READNFO-EMPRESS
an updated build I guess.

1 year ago
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Yes, it is a cracked release for the latest version

BF2 may have already
been cracked but that was in 2019
before a lot of offline modes like
Instant Action were added.

Thanks!

1 year ago
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Denuvo removed from [Shadow] and [Rise] {of the Tomb Raider}

https://www.dsogaming.com/news/denuvo-removed-from-shadow-of-the-tomb-raider-rise-of-the-tomb-raider/

UPDATE: some new issues have caused the roll back to a previous build, meaning Denuvo should still be there unfortunately.

https://steamcommunity.com/app/391220/discussions/0/4580716151549921865

Apaarently the newest version connected the Steam game to the Epic online service. Whether this was intentional or not, I dunno.

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That's great News, I have Rise of the Tomb Raider, Thanks for info, Bump!

9 months ago
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I have updated the post.

9 months ago
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Regarding that last part - I checked Tomb Raider (2013), Shadow and Rise. All of them have "Updates to multiplayer infrastructure to use Epic Online Services." in recent patch notes.

9 months ago
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UPDATE: some new issues have caused the roll back to a previous build, meaning Denuvo should still be there unfortunately.

I understand the rollback was only performed for Rise of the Tomb Raider so I will only add "Shadow of the TR" until they update again, thanks!

9 months ago
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Apparently some games will be broken with newest Intel platform, upcoming Alder Lake

Source 1
Source 2
Source 3

9 months ago
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Those are great news because for older games (still infected) it will be cheaper/easier to remove Denuvo than to update to the latest version, because Denuvo is expensive.

9 months ago
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Thank you!

9 months ago
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Removed from Tekken 7 on October 26 (steamdb).

9 months ago
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Thanks, info added.

9 months ago
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Don't see Deathloop (https://store.steampowered.com/app/1252330/DEATHLOOP) in the list

8 months ago
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That's because it was not cracked AFAIK.

8 months ago
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Oh didn't realize that there is no list of uncracked games. My bad

7 months ago
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Thanks! I have found the right SteamDB URL, you have to search by appID:
https://steamdb.info/app/1175830/history/?changeid=U:27188570

7 months ago
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Watch.Dogs.Legion-EMPRESS

7 months ago
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Thanks, it seems the game had 6 different "protections", that's why they spent so much time to crack it.

7 months ago
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> 6 different protections on a game with mediocre ratings, the usual bunch of cut content DLCs, and microtransactions.

And then they wonder why they ace "worst gaming company of the year" every year.

Gud job Ubi. Gud job.

7 months ago
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Denuvo removed from Wolfenstein Youngblood, Bravely Default II and King's Bounty II (updated OP)

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Might want to update the so called "Upcoming" list ... Assassin's Creed: Legion is basically a DLC crossover in the Watch_Dogs Legion game

4 months ago
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somewhat incorrect info, AC Legion was codename for AC Valhalla

4 months ago
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I thought that Legion was a fake leak with a Unity made trailer and all ... wasn't Kingdom or something the codename for Valhalla?

4 months ago
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okay, you are right, codename was Kingdoms
EDIT: and now I have no idea whether Legion was supposed to be real game with Rome setting or just well delivered conception by some guy

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Deleted, in any case that list was not updated for years.

4 months ago
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Denuvo removed from Marvel's Avengers 7 months ago (31 August 2021)
https://steamdb.info/depot/997072/history/?changeid=M:6115921855549943670

4 months ago
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Thank you! Added to the archive

4 months ago
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4 months ago
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Thanks, added.

4 months ago
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DEATHLOOP is there ;)

3 months ago
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Thank you!

3 months ago
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Denuvo removed from Voice of Cards: The Isle Dragon Roars
https://steamdb.info/depot/1113571/history/?changeid=M:4530631388116839368

3 months ago
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Thank you!

3 months ago
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Denuvo was removed from SoulCalibur VI on past november, I added the info to the archive

I write because there's a good deal right now (-85%) for those who were waiting to buy until removal:
https://store.steampowered.com/app/544750/SOULCALIBUR_VI/

3 months ago
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I don't really keep track of what games have Denuvo and which does. My only issue with Denuvo was for one game, AC Valhalla and the fact that I had an i12 CPU. They fixed the issue, but in general, I don't pay attention to what games have, I just buy them if I like them and check reviews to make sure it's functional before any purchase.

3 months ago
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Same as I did with SoulCalibur; Denuvo was removed from Rise of the Tomb Raider on past November, I added the info to the archive

There's a deal right now (-80%): https://store.steampowered.com/app/391220/Rise_of_the_Tomb_Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration (includes Season Pass).

2 months ago
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Thank you for the new news <3

2 months ago
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Far Cry 6 is there ;)

2 months ago
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good, but far cry become a generic shooter cow for them to milk and will turn into battlefield

2 months ago
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Yeah, but this is not what this thread is about ^^ I enjoyed it, but the DLCs suck, as always.

2 months ago
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do they suck because lack of content or lack of fun gameplay?

2 months ago
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I don't like the gameplay, as you always have to begin from begin on, again and again and it seems, that no progress i ssaved. At least not good for a casual gamer with a decent life ;)

2 months ago
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Added, thank you.

2 months ago
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I wish EA would remove it from Madden 22. I have a feeling it's the reason that it constantly freezes and crashes for many people despite them having PCs well over the recommended requirements.

2 months ago
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I don't think EA would ever remove Denuvo for a multiplayer game, it was never removed for FIFA series AFAIK.

Example: https://store.steampowered.com/app/1313860/EA_SPORTS_FIFA_21/

Even when FIFA 22 is the current version and the most played.

2 months ago
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I usually don't check whether or not a game i want to buy have denuvo or not. Never experienced any problems.

2 months ago
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That's a rather peculiar thing to make a point of commenting in such an old thread (by which I don't mean it's inactive, but that it's long past the point where comments that are based fully in presenting a view contrary to the thread's purpose (and which may thereby imply a lack of thread utility) would be expected). That aside, I can assure you that Denuvo has a slew of issues, based off my own poor experiences with it. Of course, as with many services that have technical issues, there's a bit of randomness to who is affected, though one's system setup can also potentially play a large part in things.

Fundamentally, the key associated issues are that Denuvo tends to use up additional memory and processing, and also introduces several potential instabilities (ie, leading to lock-ups, crashes, or similar). I've personally had several games with performance issues due to Denuvo, and even more games with crashes on game load (with related Denuvo-specific error prompts always coming up alongside the crashes, confirming the source of the crashing).

The free (and thus absolutely baffling to have DRM) Adventures of Captain Spirit (from the Life is Strange franchise) is especially notable in reliably crashing for me on load, making it so that I've still only managed to get it to succesfully load once over 4 years, and even then I ended up closing it due to stuttering.

Captain Spirit, however, is a rare game that still retains Denuvo after so long- the even more notable point is that the other games I've had issues with all started working just fine in every respect (ie, crashing, performance, memory usage) once Denuvo was removed. In fact, this difference is so reliable, that in the past I had intentionally downloaded games (that I owned) through torrenting, just because the cracked versions worked while the paid versions did not.

(As a similarly awkward benefit of cracked game availability, back when Win 10 was brand new and still having frequent compatibility issues with various games, I noticed that the cracked versions of several games had introduced compatability fixes long before the official versions of games themselves did. In fact, I recall downloading one owned game [I believe it was CK 2?] specifically to work around compatibility issues, with the cracked/user-patched game working just fine.)

Mind you, it's not just Denuvo that's known for this issue- Red Shell is another comparable third-party DRM that has a similar reputation for breaking games. Of course, Uplay's DRM predates Denuvo by 2 years, so it's likely it was the first DRM known to substantially break games (specifically, it was known for breaking Ubisoft games that were run through Steam, due to issues with the double DRM layering; Newer games no longer have this problem, but last I heard and/or personally checked older games still hadn't received retroactive fixes, and were still having the same issues.)

With this thread, we not only get some general gaming information, but for those of us encountering issues with a Denuvo/Red Shell-infected game, we can easily be informed as to when it's possible to download a game (again, that we've paid for) and get a working version of it. Unfortunately, with Captain Spirit being a free game, I don't imagine that'll ever be an option for it. And, after four years, I've given up on the publisher regaining some semblance of sanity on the matter. :S

(I did however find an amusng comment by another individual having issues with Captain Spirit, wherein they noted that dealing with Denuvo problems was the real cost of the free game [as other LiS titles do eventually remove Denuvo]. :P)


TL;DR version, the problems are very much real, and can be very substantial, making this thread rather useful for those monitoring specific games, but the scope of the issues will differ person to person, even for the same game. Having a PC more in line with the PCs the developers developed on will likely lessen your chances of having issues (perhaps even more than a difference in PC component quality will, as I've read users with self-reported high-spec PCs also having issues with Denuvo in certain cases).

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One would think that the devs would adjust the system requirements according to the inclusion of Denuvo. I understand that many people use denuvo as a thing to justify piracy too.

2 months ago
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It's more about the publisher than the developer; the DRM is added after the development is over so sometimes they have to release a patch right after the regular release because Denuvo literally kills the performance.

Denuvo is an anti consumer DRM, as Sooth explained, many times you have to download the cracked version to fix a game you have already paid for.

2 months ago
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Evil Genius 2 is there :)

1 month ago
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Added, thank you!

1 month ago
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Marvels Guardians of the Galaxy is there :)

1 month ago
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Thanks!

1 month ago
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Denuvo removed from Monster Hunter Stories 2: Wings of Ruin https://steamdb.info/app/1277400/history/?changeid=U:31229572

1 month ago
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Thanks! Added.

1 month ago
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Hey, why nobody mentioned F1 22 ? :-)

4 weeks ago
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Thanks, added :)

4 weeks ago
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