I just bought a game on Steam and now I have to install this UPlay crap with yet another account (on top of EA’s crap Origin platform, Microsoft’s XBox Live account and Apple’s account for iTunes/Store).
I’m going to say this slowly:
I… do… not… want… this… on… my… computer.
In protest, I think I’m going to consider pirated video games from now on and just mail the company the money.
Dear Game Company,
I have been a legitimate software user for a long time now (over 20 years) but recently find myself frustrated at what is required of me to play your game.I already have Steam installed and yet you require I install yet another bit of software that will run on my system for no other purpose than to ensure I’m a legitimate user?
I have decided – in order to reduce my blood pressure, stress and frustrations in dealing with this ‘protection’ you dump on your legitimate users – to down load a pirated copy of your game.
Please find a cheque (that’s how we spell it in Canada) for the box prices of the game.
I won’t lie, it is damn well tempting.
I’m just too much of a good person.