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Ubisoft combats Michael Jackson DS piracy with vuvuzelas

Friday, 3rd December 2010 10:28 GMT By Johnny Cullen

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Sorry, did we end up in the TARDIS and go back in time? Is this June again? Is the World Cup still on?

Ubisoft’s latest tactic to combat piracy is through the infamous annoying-as-fuck plastic horns via Michael Jackson: The Experience on DS.

The horns play over Jackson’s songs when trying to play through the game. Oh, and the on-screens prompts are locked out too.

Incredible. If you haven’t heard what a vuvuzela sounds like, you may want to click this. Or under the circumstances, don’t.

Thanks, MCV.

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13 Comments

  1. Syrok

    :D

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Isuru86

    I dont get it =/

    #2 4 years ago
  3. 2plus2equals5

    Genius!

    #3 4 years ago
  4. onlineatron

    Jeez Ubisoft, Why’d you go steal my ‘Vuvuzela renditions of Michael Jackson songs album’ idea?

    #4 4 years ago
  5. kdogg

    Haha, that’ll put anyone off! Help! There is a swarm of angry bees inside my DS!

    #5 4 years ago
  6. onlineatron

    Video of it: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WZwFxAi76iI&feature=player_embedded

    #6 4 years ago
  7. Newbie101

    Probably sounds better than any of his songs…..

    #7 4 years ago
  8. chronoss2

    the worst world cup ever

    #8 4 years ago
  9. Moonwalker1982

    Hahaha i can’t hate on this, hilarious move by Ubi. @ 7 , you obviously are just hating. Even folks who just don’t dig his music much always at least know one or two songs they can apreciate. I doubt you dislike all of them.

    #9 4 years ago
  10. Newbie101

    Music is all about opinions and I don’t like MJ music.

    #10 4 years ago
  11. Suikoden Fan

    all i can say is this

    http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7B2LPxggvqY

    #11 4 years ago
  12. SunKing

    One of the best original anti-piracy initiatives I’ve seen. Brilliant, Ubisoft. Well done indeed. :D

    #12 4 years ago
  13. Tonka

    Is that a khaboob?

    #13 4 years ago

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