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40 million pirate attempts to access UTIII servers says Rein

Saturday, 3rd May 2008 20:13 GMT By Patrick Garratt

This TG Daily report reckons Epic’s received more than 40 million attempts to access Unreal Tournament servers using pirated keys, claiming the figure came from studio boss Mark Rein. That’s a world’s worth of piracy, right there. No idea how legit this is, but we’ll drop the man himself a mail and ask.

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  1. deanimate

    no way are those all unique. saying “we’ve lost 2 billion” is a bit absurd.
    it could easily be a million people trying an average of 40 keys. maybe less people. depends how persistent they are.

    #1 6 years ago
  2. patlike

    It does sound a bit ludicrous, you’re right.

    #2 6 years ago