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I hope publishers are watching this VERY carefully. This generation of console will decide which developing studios stay in business and do well and those who die a VERY hard and painful death by screwing gamers over.

Sony just shot, dropped kicked, poured acid and then lit a bomb and ran away on Microsofts new console and its pricing, DRM, game trading andthen dumped napalm on the remains just to make sure it would forever die. Sony, you just farking rocked MS hardcore!!!! Long livePlaystation!!!!

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http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/06/11/e3-2013-ps4-used-game-restrictions-up-to-publishers
Edited by Binary Ecyrb - 6/11/13 at 11:03am
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EA, Activision and ubisoft are the companies who will do this the rest can't permit it smile.gif
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Originally Posted by Xyrrath View Post

EA, Activision and ubisoft are the companies who will do this the rest can't permit it smile.gif

Not sure about Activision or Ubi but EA actually just dropped their online pass model so they might actually stay away from this.
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microsoft also has the same policy... it's up to the publishers...
 
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microsoft also has the same policy... it's up to the publishers...

On TOP of Microsofts:

1: Being able to trade a game only ONCE

2. Used games only at SPECIFIC retailers

3. 24 hour online checking with 1 hour playtime if found without a connection

4. Forced to install games to HDD


Sonys policy:

1. Trade games AS MUCH as you want

2. Trade games WHEREVER you want

3. No online checking requirement for any games



Yeah, Microsofts policy is CLEARLY the same as Sony's rolleyes.gif
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microsoft also has the same policy... it's up to the publishers...

Shhh. Let's also ignore that Microsoft forces developers to allow you to share your games with 10 friends through the cloud and even play simultaneously with one of them. rolleyes.gif
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microsoft also has the same policy... it's up to the publishers...

I was going to come say this.

Now Microsoft has a chance to change the borrowing/lending game system and I think they will be golden.
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On TOP of Microsofts:

1: Being able to trade a game only ONCE

2. Used games only at SPECIFIC retailers

3. 24 hour online checking with 1 hour playtime if found without a connection

4. Forced to install games to HDD


Sonys policy:

1. Trade games AS MUCH as you want

2. Trade games WHEREVER you want

3. No online checking requirement for any games



Yeah, Microsofts policy is CLEARLY the same as Sony's rolleyes.gif

how is forcing to install to the HDD a bad thing?
 
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