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Maneater and Yakuza: Like a Dragon will be using the Denuvo anti-tamper tech

Maneater and Yakuza: Like a Dragon are two upcoming PC games that will be using the Denuvo anti-tamper tech. Both SEGA and Tripwire Interactive has confirmed this prior to their release.

Maneater releases on May 22nd. On its official forum, Tripwire Interactive had confirmed that the game will be using Denuvo. Moreover, the company revealed that the game will be coming to Steam on May 22nd, 2021. Additionally, we now know that the PC version will have a framerate cap at 200fps.

On the other hand, SEGA has revealed that Yakuza: Like a Dragon will have Denuvo via its official Steam store page. This is a bit surprising given that SEGA had previously removed Denuvo from both Sonic Mania and Yakuza 0. SEGA had also released Yakuza: Kiwami and Yakuza: Kiwami 2 without Denuvo.

My guess is that SEGA will be using the latest version of Denuvo. From what we know so far, the latest version of Denuvo has not been completely cracked. Or at least the games that have been using it are still safe from crackers. For instance, Resident Evil 3 Remake – a game that a lot of pirates would love to play – has not been cracked yet.

Let’s at least hope that both SEGA and Tripwire will remove Denuvo from these games in the future!

John Papadopoulos

John is the founder and Editor in Chief at DSOGaming. He is a PC gaming fan and highly supports the modding and indie communities.Before creating DSOGaming, John worked on numerous gaming websites. While he is a die-hard PC gamer, his gaming roots can be found on consoles. John loved - and still does - the 16-bit consoles, and considers SNES to be one of the best consoles. Still, the PC platform won him over consoles. That was mainly due to 3DFX and its iconic dedicated 3D accelerator graphics card, Voodoo 2. John has also written a higher degree thesis on the "The Evolution of PC graphics cards." Contact: Email