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I grantee you that games wont go digital any time soon, as brick and mortar stores would be pissed.
Plus most parts of the world are not connected to high speed internet, and have silly data caps.
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Used games hurt the developer and the publisher. They're nice for the customer, but I'd say it's definitely understandable for the developer to try and discourage used game sales.

They really really hit the developers pockets hard.
    
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the problem is.. not everyonone has internet..

let me rephrase that. not everyone has high speed internet
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Originally Posted by xPrestonn View Post
Used games hurt the developer and the publisher. They're nice for the customer, but I'd say it's definitely understandable for the developer to try and discourage used game sales.

They really really hit the developers pockets hard.
I don't think that people who buy used games are likely to pay full price for them at all. I think they just won't buy the games that they would otherwise get used.

I'm not sold that it hurts the developers as much as they lead on.
Edited by _02 - 6/17/11 at 7:49am
    
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Valve need to release some proper numbers regarding Steam, so other publishers can follow in the footsteps when it comes to pricing/sales etc.
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I don't think that people who buy used games are likely to pay full price for them at all. I think they just won't buy the games that they would otherwise get used.

I'm not sold that it hurts the developers as much as they lead on.
I'd just buy one new game instead of not buying any or buying three used ones, so being able to sell used games hurts the developers no matter how you look at it.

Edited to clarify what I meant.
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I'd just buy one new game instead of three used, so I think it hurts the developers anyway.
Nah, at least you'd be helping one developer then. None of the developers would see money if you bought 3 used games.
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Nah, at least you'd be helping one developer then. None of the developers would see money if you bought 3 used games.
That's what I meant, hence me quoting _02
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I'd just buy one new game instead of three used, so I think it hurts the developers anyway.
But buying one game new instead of 3 used helps developers.

I'm confuzzed.
    
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Isp data caps(50~250 depending on isp)+5~25 Gb game disks =Very not happy.....
    
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