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Rise PC gaming. You can change the e-mail an account is linked to, usually change the player name, and sell the account. Frowned upon, but I don't think it's ACTUALLY illegal.

Selling accounts is generally against a game's EULA or something. Would that make it illegal?
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Wonder if GeoHots agreement with Sony will carry over to the PS4, or if it was only tied to the PS3 thumb.gif
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Selling accounts is generally against a game's EULA or something. Would that make it illegal?

Eula's and ToS's are not law. There is no legallity involved in selling an account. Just put simply, if they catch you selling accounts, they have every right to ban the account as long as such a rule is in their agreements.
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I guess they just assume everyone who would spend money on a console will have internet access available for that console anytime it's in use. I bet there are allot of kids out there with a console in their bedroom with no internet access.
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Doesn't really bother me. They are just making consoles like Steam. I hated Steam when it first came out, now I have 130+ games and I love it. I actually very rarely buy games not from steam now.
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Doesn't really bother me. They are just making consoles like Steam. I hated Steam when it first came out, now I have 130+ games and I love it. I actually very rarely buy games not from steam now.

I do too and that is fine for PC, but used games and exclusives are the only real strong points of consoles and there aren't enough exclusives [probably less with the next gen PS4 using x86] to justify buying a console if that's all you get for owning one.
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I do too and that is fine for PC, but used games and exclusives are the only real strong points of consoles and there aren't enough exclusives [probably less with the next gen PS4 using x86] to justify buying a console if that's all you get for owning one.

I only own one for my family that doesn't game on the computer. Pretty much all my distant cousins have xboxs. I had my PS3 as an excellent blu ray player, but then it YLOD on me.
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post #17 of 78
sounds like steam?
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post #18 of 78
CD-key generators are always a possibility. Something like this only pushes people to work harder to play games, thus, some loophole/crack/hack will be created by someone, somewhere causing more problems for microsoft and sony. IMHO, they should just count their losses and move on instead of trying to squeeze the last bit of money out of consumers. Not to mention it will piss everybody off and make them switch to PC, which could be a good thing.
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Doesn't really bother me. They are just making consoles like Steam. I hated Steam when it first came out, now I have 130+ games and I love it. I actually very rarely buy games not from steam now.



What happens when you buy 50 PS4 games then the PS5 comes out and isn't backwards compatible?

That steam like console and all those games are tied to hardware that can't be updated.

I'll pass
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