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Oculus Rift DRM update has unforseen consequences

Oculus Rift DRM update has unforseen consequences.

  • Now you can play genuine and pirated Oculus games on OpenVR platforms.
  • Before the security update, Revive let you play legitimately owned Oculus games on OpenVR platforms.
  • Oculus’ new ‘platform integrity checks’ look for a connected Rift before launching games.
  • A DRM update for the Oculus Rift has indirectly made piracy easier.
  • The release bypasses the Oculus Platform DRM in Unreal Engine games, so the entitlement check doesn’t fail because the headset isn’t connected.

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@pcgamer: “Oculus Rift DRM update has unforseen consequences.”


A DRM update for the Oculus Rift has indirectly made piracy easier. Listen and you can hear the faces of Oculus employees hitting their palms as one.


Oculus Rift DRM update has unforseen consequences

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