Do you normally play PC games offline? If so, PC Assassin’s Creed 2 players who aren’t connected “will result in an immediate boot and the loss of any progress since your last save or checkpoint.” The game requires a constant online interface running in the background “to avoid being booted out of normal, single-player play like common software thieves.” Video after the break.

Ubisoft previously expressed such intentions for its DRM protection plans, but “AC2” on the PC provides confirmation that they are serious.

[via MTV]