Vladimir Korotkov, Head of Technical support department Akella company
In issue 11 (November, 2007) the lead Russian computer game magazine "PC Games" asked major Russian publishers on their attitude concerning StarForce protection solutions.
Vladimir Korotkov - Head of Technical support department Akella company answers the questions:
PC Games: What brands do your company use for game protection and what does this depend on?
- We always use StarForce protection along with some other systems. Foreign publisher may insist on usage of preferable system, and we should obey.
PC Games: What are the advantages and disadvantages of StarForce solutions?
- Advantages are obvious: protection of our titles helps to compensate costs for licensing and localization. Especially after introduction of StarForce DiscFree technology I can't point any considerable minuses in usage of StarForce protection.
PC Games: How many technical problems calls do you receive concerning StarForce protection. And what are the most common issues?
- Approximately 5% of all calls. People most often are confusing letters and digits in serial numbers and disc keys or insert wrong disc in the drive.
Head of Technical support department Akella company