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Shadowrun Returns can now be released without DRM

Nov 12 // Jordan Devore
   @DtoidJordan

Coming to GOG.com

If you missed the opportunity to get Shadowrun Returns free of DRM during its Kickstarter fundraising and didn't eventually cave for the Steam release, you're in luck. Harebrained Schemes has successfully negotiated with Microsoft to release a DRM-free version of Returns and its upcoming expansions, including Berlin.

Better yet, the game's editor and user-made content -- accessible though sites like Nexus -- will be supported for DRM-free players. Mods are handled through Steam Workshop for that specific version, so it's nice to see Harebrained isn't leaving anyone out here.

Lastly, Shadowrun Returns is coming to GOG.com. The studio "[isn't] sure how long that will take but we'll let you know as soon as we have an answer." Good news all around!

Project Update #66: DRM's End [Kickstarter -- Thanks, Adrian]


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destructoid's previous coverage:
Shadowrun Returns


  Jan 28

Shadowrun Dragonfall scheduled for February 27

New campaign, new team, new fiddly bits for modders


  Sep 27

Shadowrun Returns now out for Android and iOS

$9.99 for the full game, minus editing tools


  Jul 29

Review: Shadowrun Returns

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  Jun 18

Shadowrun Returns delayed until July

Kickstarter project was initially meant to be released in June


  Apr 10

Shadowrun Returns comes to Steam this June

Collector's Edition pre-orders end April 28


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