AntiCheat

Riot Games’ anti-cheat software will require TPM, Secure Boot on Windows 11

Valorant will require more security features when running on Windows 11. "/
Enlarge / Vanguard-protected titles like Valorant will require more security features when running on Windows 11.

We already know that Windows 11 will officially require a TPM 2.0 module and Secure Boot support for installation when the operating system is released on October 5, but it looks like Riot Games’ Vanguard anti-cheat software will be getting in on the fun, too. Users running Vanguard on Windows 11 systems have seen pop-ups notifying them that a TPM 2.0 module and Secure Boot support will both need to be

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Steam Deck Game Compatibility Will Be Limited by Anti-Cheat Software

Yesterday, Valve surprised everyone by announcing the Steam Deck handheld, which is essentially just like a Nintendo Switch, but for playing your library of Steam games. It’s an impressive piece of kit, especially considering the $399 price tag, but it turns out not all Steam games are guaranteed to work.

As PC Gamer reports, around half of the top 10 most popular games on Steam will not work on the Steam Deck. At least, not at first. Those games include Apex Legends, Destiny 2, PUBG, and Rainbow Six Siege. It’s not Valve’s fault, though. The problem lies with the

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