Russian ‘Loop Hero’ Dev Approves Piracy After Sanctions Hobble Steam
Russia-based game developer Four Quarters is against the war in Ukraine but in common with other companies, still feels the effects of sanctions. In response to local credit card issues affecting Steam, the indie dev is encouraging people to fire up a VPN and pirate hit game ‘Loop Hero’ instead.
When Vladimir Putin’s tanks and an estimated 200,000 troops began to roll across the border on February 24, 2022, his military expected swift subjugation of Ukraine.
Four weeks later amid massive loss of human life and widespread destruction, things are not going to plan for Russia, militarily or economically.
An unprecedented sanctions package aimed at deterring Putin has plunged Russia’s economy into crisis and in common with Russia’s bombs hitting innocent civilians in Ukraine, sanctions are also affecting those opposed to the war back home.
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