Quantum Break makes pirates wear an eye-patch

Playing without being logged into the Windows Store works, too.

Quantum Break's PC version will give your character an eye-patch if it thinks you are playing a pirated copy.

2

But you can also trigger the costume change by simply starting the game after logging out of the Windows Store, a Reddit user has discovered.

Developer Remedy had hinted at a piracy-themed Easter egg for people using a cracked copy. On the studio's Windows 10 version FAQ page, under "Jack looks like a pirate", the developer replied: "DRM might've accidentally triggered. Reboot the game and eat a lot of vitamin C."

Arrr.

We had a quick scout around this morning after hearing about the Easter egg - but before the Windows Store trick came to light. There are no cracked versions of the game floating around (and if it uses Denuvo protection, there may not be).

Remedy also used the same tactic with previous game Alan Wake:

1

Sometimes we include links to online retail stores. If you click on one and make a purchase we may receive a small commission. For more information, go here.

Jump to comments (61)

About the author

Tom Phillips

Tom Phillips

News Editor

Tom is Eurogamer's news editor. He writes lots of news, some of the puns and all the stealth Destiny articles.

Related

You may also enjoy...

Sekiro boss guide and walkthrough - boss and mini boss list for beating Sekiro: Shadows Die Twice

Our detailed, in-progress walkthrough for each key moment in Sekiro: Shadow's Die Twice.

Assassin's Creed Odyssey Ainigmata Ostraka locations - how to solve all ancient puzzles

A complete list of solutions for every single Ainigmata Ostraka puzzle in Assassin's Creed Odyssey.

Days Gone Horde locations list, maps and tips to take down a Horde

Where to find all 37 Horde locations in Days Gone.

Pokémon Let's Go walkthrough and guide to your quest through Kanto

Our complete Pokémon Let's Go walkthrough and guide to your big adventure with Pikachu or Eevee.

Comments (61)

Comments for this article are now closed. Thanks for taking part!

Hide low-scoring comments
Order
Threading