You need an Internet connection and Steam® account (link to account) to authenticate your Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 installation.
Steam® is completely free and provides you with many exciting community features and game related achievements. See how many of your friends are also playing Castlevania: Lords of Shadow 2 and compete to be the best gamer! Playing the game via Steam® also means that you’ll be kept up to date with the latest news and updates at all times! Don’t miss a thing!
Steam® features that are supported:
* Steam® cloud saving
* Steam® achievements
* Full controller support
Remember, you need to be online to take full advantage of the Steam® features.