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post #11 of 60
Honestly no one should be coming up with all this speculation until something is said directly from Microsoft. With that being said we will have to wait and see what they pull up when E3 shows so that we can have a true answer. Even then something like this could be lifted afterwards.
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Someone needs to tell Microsoft that throwing it in reverse and flooring it is bad for the car when you're doing 60 on the highway.
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Regardless of what they said, this is the direction the game industry is going. It would be best if gamers planned for this now.
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Sounds like an MMO machine. Curious.
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Someone needs to tell Microsoft that throwing it in reverse and flooring it is bad for the car when you're doing 60 on the highway.


hahahahahahahahahahaha
post #16 of 60
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Originally Posted by akromatic View Post

not a fan of sudden policy changes though. they may allow it now just to boost sales then revert to being an absolute arse about it later and its too late then after you have invested considerable amount of money into games and console accessories

Actually you're right. They got plenty of time to quietly slip the used game clause back into the TOS before the used game market really kicks in. And it won't even be that big a deal to users who already went and paid new prices, since they got all the games they wanted...
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So Microsoft felt the internet backlash about the used games thing huh? and now they are saying that is not the finalized product?... rolleyes.giflachen.gif
post #18 of 60
So basically they went "well, umm....we screwed up" and are trying to save face, it's not going to work, microsoft, the damage is beyond done.

With their new model they can keep all game prices at $60 and since there won't be a used game market basically they have no reason to lower the prices. This is a lose/lose situation for everyone involved.
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Originally Posted by DaMirrorLink View Post

So basically they went "well, umm....we screwed up" and are trying to save face, it's not going to work, microsoft, the damage is beyond done.

With their new model they can keep all game prices at $60 and since there won't be a used game market basically they have no reason to lower the prices. This is a lose/lose situation for everyone involved.

Meh I don't agree with that one bit, E3 is a huge event where media will be spread over internet, and all the social networks, as long as they have killer game content, and fully announce they have no fees for used game business will continue like nothing happen!

We don't even know what sony is doing yet lol
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Quote:
Originally Posted by DaMirrorLink View Post

So basically they went "well, umm....we screwed up" and are trying to save face, it's not going to work, microsoft, the damage is beyond done.

With their new model they can keep all game prices at $60 and since there won't be a used game market basically they have no reason to lower the prices. This is a lose/lose situation for everyone involved.

I don't see them saying that at all...

What I managed to pull out of that:

The article stating that fees will be charged to play used games is wrong, but we don't know how it is wrong. (If some one has to just buy the game again...that is not a fee...it is a price)
They are still in the decision making phase and nothing is finalized. (Sounds like a cover statement to me)
The only thing that "has a goal" of working like the 360 are people sharing games in a single household (NOT pre-owned games), but even this is still being finalized.

The info we have so far has been coming from the people that are likely working on these decisions and everything they've slipped has not been good. I think if anything these sources give even more evidence that second hand sales on consoles are done.
Edited by Vagrant Storm - 5/24/13 at 6:25am
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