Resident Evil Revelations Update Adding New DRM Has Been Reverted

The update added a new DRM to the survival horror game that many players caused performance issues, broken mods, and more.

After facing a fair bit of criticism from players, Capcom has rolled back its recent update for the PC version of Resident Evil Revelations. The update added a new DRM to the title, dubbed Enigma Protector. Since the original release of the update, Resident Evil Revelations has seen quite a few negative reviews on Steam.

The DRM has seemingly caused performance of the game to have worsened, with players reporting errors, reduced frame rates, and mods having broken. Capcom released a statement on Steam announcing that it is reverting the update.

“Due to an issue observed with the latest update released, we have reverted the corresponding update,” said the company. “We apologize for the inconvenience caused, and once the issue is resolved, we will re-release the update.”

Capcom has update quite a few of its titles with the Enigma Protector DRM, including more recent PC releases like Mega Man Battle Network Legacy Collection and Ghost Trick: Phantom Detective.

A presentation by Capcom R&D from November indicates that the company’s primary focus of the new DRM releases revolves around curbing the use of mods in Capcom’s titles. The company has likened the use of mods to cheating