Why Game Companies Should Stay Out of Used Games

Brandon Carey of Gaming Furever has always been a massive supporter of the used market, but he had a hard time justifying exactly why developers and publishers should stay out it, since they would logically want people to purchase new releases instead. Despite how massively unpopular measures like Online Pass systems are to the gaming populace, they are not annoying enough for consumers to outright boycott companies that use them. This means that on the consumer front, there is also no reason to not include them in the vain hopes to combating used game sales.

Upon reflection, he realized that indeed there are very good reasons to not try to stifle the used games market and realize that it is not a developer's enemy that needs to be stamped out. In this week's article, he discusses these revelations.

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