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Fairly interesting read.

http://www.gamasutra.com/view/news/186504/EAs_money_man_spills_the_beans_on_its_nextgen_plans.php#.URv0taU4s7x
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sorry can't comment, busy using phone to check BF3 stats.
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"An important thing to remember is that next-gen consoles will most likely not be backwards compatible"

"I can't really comment on where the next generation boxes are going to be relative to used games. I will say that the trend in the business is to have that always-on connectivity and connect with a customer, and to the extent that the software identifies a certain customer is going to create some issues going down the road in the used game market. But I do believe that the consumer likes it, and it's been good for the retail channel."

Just in case anyone missed those.
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EA is so full of it, they don't allow used games online NOW!

do you think they would change their collective mind, for the future.
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Of course not, but the important part of this is that they are talking about sony and microsoft plans for their next generation of consoles not so much just ea.
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So wait...This guy says that costs will go up but people like ID, and ubisoft as well as a few others, have suggested that the cost of making games won't go up so who is right and who is wrong here?
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