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post #21 of 34
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Originally Posted by xutnubu View Post

Question 2: If EA is not going to deal with this with an Origin-like solution, how will they make a profit when people just trade their MP games?

The same way they did before they implemented this scumbag sneak-thief type of BS.
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post #22 of 34
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Except they're focusing more on micro transactions now. I don't think they're doing this to necessarily please the consumer, but to move on to a more successful business tactic.

agreed they found a better cash cow so they could give up the online pass and look like the good guy. But in their defense also with the micro transactions most of them you can earn by playing the game or just pay to get the stuff sooner they arent the only one does it alot of games have been doing it for years. Example Magic the gathering 2013 and they have a ton of differt dlc that solely unlocks cards or decks faster so you dont have to play thru the entire game some users want that stuff.
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post #23 of 34
"We've listened to the feedback and decided to do away with it moving forward."

3 years later? Seems more like people was still only buying used (and not buying pass) since that's about what a EA game is worth, so the extra cost incurred on the paper, and I'm assuming increased server cost to tie codes to accounts and police codes wasn't worth it.
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post #24 of 34
Does it mean games like fifa 12 I bought used one and didnt knew about online pass for ps3, I can go on line now with out buying pass?
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post #25 of 34
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Does it mean games like fifa 12 I bought used one and didnt knew about online pass for ps3, I can go on line now with out buying pass?

no will only be for new games im sure ea will kill online for old games in a year or so anyway and say no one is playing them.
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Still i love EA ...
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Still i love EA ...

not sure if serious?
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Haha, and everyone was proven correct. EA killed an unnecessary feature, M$ is simply doing it for them now lachen.gif
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post #29 of 34
Fee for playing used games... Ha.

http://www.computerandvideogames.com/407912/microsoft-confirms-pre-owned-fee-for-xbox-one/
Edited by WhiteCrane - 5/21/13 at 6:24pm
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Fee for playing online games... Ha.

Xbox Live Gold? tongue.gif
 
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