On February 6, Capcom released a patch for Devil May Cry 5, which removed Denuvo's technology from the game. The authors also removed the mention of the software on the slasher's page on Steam.
In a discussion of Devil May Cry 5, Steam users noted that the game now starts faster and the EXE file is smaller than before.
Denuvo - anti-tamper technology and digital rights management developed by Austrian software company Denuvo Software Solutions GmbH. Players complain that Denuvo slows down the overall system and reduces FPS.