In August 2010 designer Jakub Dvorský said that only 5-15 percent of people who downloaded Machinarium bought it legitimately. The game did not include any form of DRM. In that month he launched a "Pirate Amnesty" sale. Anybody who downloaded the game illegally could buy the Windows, Mac or Linux version and its soundtrack for $5, 75 percent off of the normal $20 tag.
It received the award for Best Traditional Adventure Game in AceGamez 2009 Awards.
Next to the Windows and Macintosh version of Machinarium, the German retail release also includes: