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Why is there 33 pages about a console OCN doesnt care about?

And why are so many people complaining about this, when Steam has a similar system, yet a majority of people complaining happily use Steam.
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I could care less im buying anyways. Im not poor so buying games is no big deal. Id like to see gamestop go out of business anyways

Gamestop get a majority of their money from used games.

With new games, they get $0.25 - $0.50 per game they sell, but with used games they buy them from people for $3 - $10 then sell them for $8 - $25.
    
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I really doubt it.
A majority of people think you need to spend at least $2000 to get a PC that can play games. If I thought that, then I would rather pay $400-$500 for a console that can't play used/borrowed games than spend $2000 on a PC.
a $500 gaming pc can kick the ps3's and 360's candy ass and i believe an $800 pc will match or beat the ps4 and next xbox as well
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All the more reason to get an xbox tongue.gif
if ps4 is going to utilize the used disc blocking so will the next xbox.
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And why are so many people complaining about this, when Steam has a similar system, yet a majority of people complaining happily use Steam.
what are you talking about? This is not comparable to Steam. It prevents you from buying or selling used games!! Sony is Death Incarnate and Steam, Valve, and Gabe Newell represent the second coming of Christ. thumb.gif
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what are you talking about? This is exactly like Steam. It prevents you from buying or selling used games!! Sony is Death Incarnate and Steam, Valve, and Gabe Newell represent the second coming of Christ. thumb.gif

FIXED!
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This is BS. Any and all attempts to charge extra for a used game (even with extra license fees) is BS. Games and consoles can be hacked, but it happens so little as to not really hurt their profits anyway. Maybe they should have the company exec's take a bit of a pay cut instead. Greedy bastards.
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This is BS. Any and all attempts to charge extra for a used game (even with extra license fees) is BS. Games and consoles can be hacked, but it happens so little as to not really hurt their profits anyway. Maybe they should have the company exec's take a bit of a pay cut instead. Greedy bastards.

I Agree down with Steam!biggrin.gif
post #358 of 545
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a $500 gaming pc can kick the ps3's and 360's candy ass and i believe an $800 pc will match or beat the ps4 and next xbox as well
if ps4 is going to utilize the used disc blocking so will the next xbox.

I am well aware of that tongue.gif but that doesn't change the fact that a majority of people think you need a $2000 PC.
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what are you talking about? This is not comparable to Steam. It prevents you from buying or selling used games!! Sony is Death Incarnate and Steam, Valve, and Gabe Newell represent the second coming of Christ. thumb.gif

Is that sarcasm? If not, try selling one of your Steam games or buying a used Steam game from someone else.
    
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I dont really personally care, but it will kinda suck when u get bored with a game let a bro borrow it for a while and try it.
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here's what Michael Pachter has to say about this
http://gamingbolt.com/analyst-says-sony-would-not-risk-backlash-by-blocking-used-games biggrin.gif
    
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