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Valve Denies Steam Trade-in Plans

A post on NowGamer quotes Wedbush Morgan analyst Michael Pachter from an interview talking about the possibility that Valve is working on a way to allow game trade-ins through Steam (thanks Kotaku). Says Pachter: "Steam gives gamers enough other stuff so that they donít resent the fact they canít trade in their games. And you know, name all the Steam games that youíve purchased that youíve traded back in to somebody else for credit. Steamís about to let you do that supposedly, you know like trade and exchange, but theyíre going to take a fee from it." We contacted Valve for comment on this and received the following response from Doug Lombardi: "Untrue. We've never met with Mr. Pachter."

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46. Re: Valve Denies Steam Trade-in Plans Oct 15, 2010, 09:28 Verno
 
Steam has too much momentum to be affected by the words of a market analyst. Valve isn't publicly held anyways and they already have good relationships with the publishers. He's just an idiot who talks out of his ass, it could be about any particular topic. I blame site owners for publishing it. You might as well publish what I put on my blog, it's literally just as credible.  
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