The release of IO Interactive’s Hitman 2016 on the GOG Store has sparked a lot of controversy lately, all stemming from the inclusion of always-online DRM in the game.
As a direct response to the outrage, GOG has now removed the game from the store and an executive has publicly apologized for the situation.
IO Interactive has repeatedly faced a lot of slack for its insistence of always-connected DRM policies in the new Hitman games.
Despite being a strictly single-player game (excluding Hitman 2‘s Ghost Mode), players have to remain online at all times to keep their unlocks and complete challenges.
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