Sacred 2 DRM Comes With Try Before You Buy Option
PC gamers will get a real bite of Sacred 2: Fallen Angel thinks to the new e-sampling system: Try Before You Buy. Or that's what Ascaron Entertainment claims.
November 10, 2008
During this period the game is completely unlocked for single-player and LAN multiplayer modes. After the period expires, the “tester” can choose to purchase the full game online or uninstall it altogether.
“This innovative digital rights management solution raises the bar on how consumers can sample games before they buy them,” added Mario Kroll, Director of Marketing and PR for cdv Software Entertainment USA. “Rather than showcasing only a limited character or content selection, as most traditional demos do, gamers can share and enjoy the full game experience, trying out the features that most appeal to them, and getting a true sense of the full game.”
It remains to be seen just how open will this demo feature will be. Also, one should wonder if the game can be finished in just one day. Will such hardcore gamers be willing to pay so they can oplay it once again?