Digital distribution is a step forward for gaming

Bitmob - The real digital frontier for video games looms as the industry shifts from physical media to online distribution. In the near future, the discs that hold your cherished games will be replaced by electronic libraries residing on the Internet.

It's increasingly apparent that the digital-distribution market is a lucrative one. Steam’s user base and profit margins have jumped exponentially over the past few years. Breaking into the market will be hard since giants like Steam have dominated the space. Exclusive releases aren't enough to reel in customers because a service needs to be somewhat functional for them to stay.

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