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So how does this change anything really? The ability to enforce a "no used games" or "pay to re-license" policy is still in place and the choice is left up to the developers to use it or not. Surely some will and some won't. What do you think EA and the like will do?

Charge for used games for a while. Then they will realize that people aren't buying their games any more, even used. They will then stop charging for used games.
    
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If I end up getting a next gen console....this would be it. Clearly, Sony knows their community. Good job on the rumor squashing. IMO MS is scheming too much concerning these important purchasing factors. How about being honest and forthright with your own community about these DRM/used games rumors? A logical reason MS isn't forthright only tells me there is some validity to it. This gave me a chuckle the other day.

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So how does this change anything really? The ability to enforce a "no used games" or "pay to re-license" policy is still in place and the choice is left up to the developers to use it or not. Surely some will and some won't. What do you think EA and the like will do?

EA already tried this with their online passes, which they just recently killed off completely.
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WTH are you guys in a good mood about?

1. both consoles will ahve used games DRM....Sony was first outed with it and their response was it was up to the publisher(EA Activision...) this is old hat
2. EA killed it off because Sony and MS now provide it for them
3. YOU WILL HAVE A WHOLE GAME PASS UNLESS YOU CAN SUBSIST ON THE WII U AND SONY 1ST PARTY NEXT GENERATION.
post #15 of 91
So they've said nothing new as the article just links to old answers, and gets an automated response run through legal.
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"So, used games can play on PS4. How is that?"

Doesn't technically mean anything, Xbone can play used games, they'll just charge you for it, the disc doesn't self destruct or anything.
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As much as I love Sony, they are shady too. If they knew they could get away with introducing the same practices that M$ is, they would. But at least they're smart. They waited to see the market reaction and are willing to be a bit flexible. That's the difference between the two companies.
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I have a feeling publishers will require some type of online activation fee for second-hand games on the PS4.
Seriously considering skipping this generation entirely. All this money grabbing bs is ridiculous.
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As much as I love Sony, they are shady too. If they knew they could get away with introducing the same practices that M$ is, they would. But at least they're smart. They waited to see the market reaction and are willing to be a bit flexible. That's the difference between the two companies.

uh, no they didn't wait to guage any reactions.

this whole thing is a recycled verbatim statement from the day of the PS4 unveiling. the system will block used games except the ones who choose not to enforce it(Sony only basically, which makes up less than 1% of what anyone will ever buy for the system).

both consoles will block you used games, and this statement is old.
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As much as I love Sony, they are shady too. If they knew they could get away with introducing the same practices that M$ is, they would. But at least they're smart. They waited to see the market reaction and are willing to be a bit flexible. That's the difference between the two companies.

$ony waits to see the community reaction, but it is also not blind to the M$ apologists or those indifferent sheep that proclaim that we should deal with it.

Not enough people realize that the power rests with them, and that is a shame.
 
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Sony is telling people what they want to hear while leaving loopholes to do the same as MS yet somehow Sony is the good guy now. rolleyes.gif
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