Ubisoft wants to offer PC gamers so much value with its franchises that the need for its controversial DRM "goes away".
A new DLC pack is now available for PC RTS sequel The Settlers 7, publisher Ubisoft has announced.
Titled The Two Kings, it's priced at £3.99 and adds three new multiplayer maps.
Tower Island sees four factions facing off against each other around the Tower of Tandria, access to which offers players a strategic advantage. Distances between you and your opponents are short, so you'll need to keep an eye on your defences.
Ubisoft will patch out its controversial always-on PC game digital rights management on a case-by-case basis.
Ubisoft appears to have stopped forcing PC gamers to maintain an internet connection while playing its games.
Ubisoft's told Eurogamer that its "online services platform" for PC games will "evolve and improve" and is most certainly here to stay.
The number one goal of Ubisoft's new PC anti-piracy solution will be to "provide added value" and "enrich the gaming experience", according to Ubisoft.