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[GamesBeat] EA kills its controversial Online Pass program

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EA is doing away with its Online Pass program from this point forward, a decision the video game publisher says is partially based on player response.
“Yes, we’re discontinuing Online Pass,” EA senior director of corporate communications John Reseburg confirmed to GamesBeat in an e-mail. “None of our new EA titles will include that feature.”

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http://venturebeat.com/2013/05/15/ea-kills-its-controversial-online-pass-program/

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http://www.overclock.net/t/1391745/te-ea-kills-the-online-pass

(OCN your search function seems broken or tired )
Edited by mr soft - 5/16/13 at 5:41am
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So this means you can buy a second-hand BF title and play online without buying an online pass? Sweet!
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It's a step in the right direction i guess but they need to do much more to win back their customers.
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wheee.gif
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it'll resurface as another idea soon enough.
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They killed the online pass because they have come up with a new form of DRM to use instead:

*hint*
 
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Cheezman View Post

They killed the online pass because they have come up with a new form of DRM to use instead:

*hint*

But... but... it's an MMO! rolleyes.gif
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Quote:
Originally Posted by MPDpsycho View Post

But... but... it's an MMO! rolleyes.gif

if that's a MMO, then I'm Neil Armstrong tonguesmiley.gif
Edited by James296 - 5/16/13 at 8:13am
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