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What if next gen consoles don't play used games?

So the rumor is that some of the next generation of game consoles will not play used games. Would this be a smart move by the gaming industry? Who benefits from all of this? How do some gamers feel about the possibility? Goozernation takes a look at some of these speculations and attempts to answer some of the questions.

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Snookies121936d ago

Didn't Jack Tretton already say this wouldn't be the case with PS4?

Ducky1936d ago

He said that he didn't like the idea of blocking used games, but the decision wasn't up to him.

TLG19911936d ago

i dont buy used games anyway! cheap ass people!

3GenGames1936d ago

Sorry, we just don't like being taken advantage of. Honestly, buying all games new instead of just supporting your favorite devs with that gift only opens the door for what is happening now: everyone getting raped.

PopRocks3591936d ago (Edited 1936d ago )

I don't think it's fair to bar me from playing a game just because the publisher doesn't like how and where I bought it.

Some older values are values for a reason.

If they want to compete with used games, simply give me more value for buying it new. Like Nintendo does with Club Nintendo points.

ShaunCameron1936d ago

Me neither. I want my games brand-new hot off the press in mint condition.

3GenGames1936d ago

Then they fail. Simple.

fermcr1936d ago

Next gen doesn't play used games. It's called PC gaming.

GamingPerson1936d ago (Edited 1936d ago )

It would be worse on console because that crowd doesn't complain much. PC gamers are more vocal more savvy crowd who know when they are getting screwed over.
Less Casuals in PC gaming.

Even if the keep used games they will find a way to further squeeze money out of console games.

Plus Consoles are dominated by greedy corporations like Activision.

Who dominates pc?
http://www.develop-online.n...

Wikkid6661936d ago

People are forgetting that if the consoles don't play used games... then they certainly won't play rented games either.

shackdaddy1936d ago (Edited 1936d ago )

Or borrowed games from friends...

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