BioShock activation revoke tool available

bioshockshotIf you’ve been worrying about the PC activation system for BioShock, then you’re in luck because 2K Games released the activation revoke tool today. What the tool does is that it’ll de-activate the current license on the PC.

There’s an accompanied FAQ, which addresses some key questions. There’s still a problem with installing BioShock on multiple computers though, since that’ll use up an activation.

Even with this activation revoke tool out, unfortunately it can’t revoke the activations under multiple accounts. The few questions below should free up any confusion:

Q: Can I install BioShock on the same computer under different user accounts?

A: Yes, although you will be asked to activate it for each user account, which will use up one of your activations.

Q: Will I be able to revoke the activations under each account and free up all the activations for each user account using the BioShock Revoke Tool?

A: No! Unfortunately, the revoke tool will only revoke the activations once for any given computer; the activations used for any additional user accounts will remain active.

Q: So how do I get these activations from multiple user accounts on the same computer back?

A: 2K Games are working on a solution for this with our activation partner, as soon as a solution is found we will make it available. For now, if you get stuck, please refer to the Exceptional Cases – Requests for Additional Activations section in the ReadMe document for more information.

Q: How many different computers can I install BioShock on?

A: Five, but each one will use up one of your hardware activations. For example if you wanted to install BioShock on your main desktop gaming rig and also on your laptop, that will count as 2 different hardware configurations and therefore use up two activations.


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