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32. Re: Morning Consolidation Feb 6, 2013, 22:37 Jensen
 
swedishfriend wrote on Feb 6, 2013, 12:29:
Europe requires that you can re-sell even downloaded games and I would expect that those kinds of rules will spread. Why try to stop used game sales so late in the game? I would focus my efforts on working out a scheme that will satisfy the EU and implement that all over the world instead. Aim for features the future will require not for the features of the past.
The reasoning behind the first-sale doctrine breaks down when you can instantly transfer something with no loss in quality.... Especially for single-player games with limited replayability.

I would guess that the system works a lot like Steam, which I'd be fine with, except...
  • You're tied to a device made by the same company

  • XBox Live has a subscription fee

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