Great news for those hating Games For Windows Live, as Irrational Games’ third part in the acclaimed Bioshock series will not be using it. When asked whether Bioshock: Infinite will be using the GFWL service as its DRM, Ken Levine, creative director and co-founder of Irrational Games, responded and said that it won’t.
Naturally, a lot of PC gamers wondered what the game’s DRM would actually be. And it appears that Irrational Games has chosen Steamworks over GFWL. Today, another fan asked Levine about the DRM system of Bioshock Infinite PC and Levine said that the game will be using Valve’s DRM, Steamworks.
This also means that – like all of previous Bioshock titles – Bioshock Infinite will be available to purchase via Steam, something that has been also confirmed by Levine. In fact, the game is currently available for pre-order on Steam.
Bioshock Infinite is planned for a March 26th release on PC, X360 and PS3. The game was slated for a February 2013 release, but got delayed a month in order to be further polished!
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