Launched in October 2020, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time allowed the license to return to the front of the stage with a new main opus. On Friday 26 March, the title finally arrived on PC, exclusively via the Battle.net platform, with a major constraint.
Indeed, like the other titles on the platform, Crash Bandicoot 4: It’s About Time requires a permanent connection to the Internet to be played. However, this is a game that does not have online multiplayer. In order to play cooperatively, players must go through a local mode, thus excluding any need to be constantly online. Many players who bought the game on PC complained via Reddit and Twitter that they could not launch the game if there was a connection problem or worse, that they had lost their progress, the game having closed in full game. Moreover, and logically enough, any problem related to the identification of players causes these problems of access. Eurogamer believes that it is for Activision to fight against the piracy of its game. Problem: the latter was cracked less than 24 hours after its launch.