Funcom managed to get on the bad side of gamers when it was revealed that Conan Exiles uses Denuvo DRM. The digital rights management ended up hampering some of the expectations of the MMO survival title, but as usual, the cracking squad was already working hard to rectify the problem.
DSO Gaming is reporting that a DRM-free version of Conan Exiles has arrived online as a cracked version of the Early Access edition that launched at the end of January.
This is no joke, there really is a legitimate cracked version of Conan Exiles out there. The download is available right now and it clocks in at 21GB. You simply download the torrent, install the game and then copy over the cracked file into the main game directory and start playing.
The title has actually been quite popular so far, managing to nab more than 171,000 downloads over the course of a couple of days since releasing, according to Steam Spy.
The objective of the game centers around creating a character with jiggly boobs or a dangling dong and then collecting resources from around the surrounding regions. You build up your house, capture some slaves and then dominate and rule the land.
The emergent sandbox gameplay has made it very popular in the survival sub-genre, while the MMO aspects has managed to lure in people looking for a more hardcore MMO that doesn’t hand-hold you.
It’s odd that Funcom would opt to include Denuvo DRM because it’s only going to force some people to purposefully seek out a DRM-free crack. In this case, it’s a 21GB crack, but a crack nonetheless. It’s packed into a zip file, o you’ll need at the very least 42GB free if you plan on using a “raging river” to gain access to the file.
You can currently purchase Conan Exiles for $29.99 over on the Steam store as it moves through the Early Access phase.