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Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

If consoles move to the Steam business model, it's better for all of us.

All these used games are doing nothing to fund the next series of great games.

I have a feeling that if this doesn't work, free2play games will become bigger and bigger until the gaming landscape we have today doesn't exist.

Having absolutely no control over the content you purchase isn't good for anyone. Even worse when you consider that consoles won't allow you to make backups of your games like you can on Steam, or the fact that consoles operate in cycles and eventually lose support. Hopefully you won't be interested in revisiting your Xbox One library in 10, 15 or 20+ years, because the online services, accounts, etc. that you rely entirely on to access them won't be there.

Besides, used games are really the least of this industry's worries. Irresponsible spending, unreasonable expectations and the 'AAA' mentality are far more damaging. When your game sells 3, 4, 5 or even 6+ million copies and it's considered a failure, targeting the used market isn't going to do you any good.
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So used AAA titles will cost more on console then what they cost new on PC (most of them)
    
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Originally Posted by mcg75 View Post

If consoles move to the Steam business model, it's better for all of us.

All these used games are doing nothing to fund the next series of great games.

I have a feeling that if this doesn't work, free2play games will become bigger and bigger until the gaming landscape we have today doesn't exist.
buddy they are shutting down gameservers after few years so if you fork now to ea for crysis 3 in few years you wont be able to play it cause they shutdown all the servers.

today i can play my belowed games from 10 years ago, in 10 years hardly

best
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Originally Posted by Wicked x Josh View Post

As someone who really doesn't buy used games or trade in a lot of games this doesn't really bother me.

Same, but as someone that sells used games on eBay, this does bother me.
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LOL this is pathetic
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What you people don't understand is this isn't for Microsoft, at least not in it's entirety. This is to help developers. The ones that make the games you all know and love because it's getting more and more expensive to please you all. I don't like it that much either but if it has to be done then it has to be done.


you mean the same developers who make games for pc, put them on steam and then we get deep discounts, all the while xbox users pay full price forever??

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What is a USED game? Does the story line deteriorate after a play through? Do the visuals fade? Does the person playing the USED game get a second hand feeling game experience?

NO

So is it right that the developers don't get a single cent from that person playing the used copy? NOPE

Go ahead and act righteous and burn people that pirate games, preaching "support the developers!"...then go to gamestop and pick up a discounted used game that does nothing to benefit the developers.
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I actually like the idea of consoles moving to the Steam model.

Let us pre-order games for $30 and get them on sale a year later for under $10 and I'll be happy to buy multiple copies for my friends.

Unfortunately, we all know that M$ would never agree to that pricing structure.
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To all who defend that devs should get more money out of used sales:

When we buy a used car,do we also pay a extra fee to the manufacturer of that car or we just pay to the seller?....rolleyessmileyanim.gif

The devs already got a profit from the first sale,i see absolutely no reason for them to get 2x,3x the profit from a game.
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The devs already got a profit from the first sale,i see absolutely no reason for them to get 2x,3x the profit from a game.

Exactly, the only way to make a difference is to vote with your wallet and not buy the Xbox One.

PS4 is looking good, but may announce something similar for used games and always on DRM. If that happens it'll be Wii U + PC for moi..
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