• @colonial@lemmy.world
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      387 months ago

      In before one of them starts stripping or firewalling the phone-home code. What’s Unity gonna do? Valve hasn’t signed any contracts with them!

      • @Hiccup@lemmy.dbzer0.com
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        147 months ago

        I don’t want another attack vector for some hacker on my computer. That phone home code will be the second coming of the Sony rootkit.

      • @TotesIllegit@lemmy.world
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        127 months ago

        This sounds like it would mean charging Valve money for the privilege of using Valve’s own infrastructure every time a player installed a Unity game after a major PC upgrade/reinstall or after uninstalling that MMO they dumped every other game in their library try out.

        Steam could probably bake a ban on software that uses installation trackers into their developer/publisher ToS, or ban the collection or transmission of Steam user data related to installations, or something similar.

    • @4am@lemm.ee
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      167 months ago

      Apple has Unity games in Apple Arcade I’m sure; which is like “iCloud GamePass”. So add another behemoth with almost more lawyers than money.