30°
Submitted by mcroddi 509d ago | opinion piece

Used Games and Next Gen Consoles

onPause writes:

The next gen consoles don’t have to switch to digital distribution only. It is clear that the infrastructure in America is not designed to support a digital only system of delivering goods. But eliminating the used game market would help bring down the cost of a physical copy of a game. (GameStop, Industry, Microsoft, PS4, Sony, Xbox One)

Speed-Racer  +   509d ago
This is why I like Steam. Sometimes you can hold off and end up getting games for dirt cheap prices.
mcroddi  +   509d ago
I LOVE STEAM!
mcroddi  +   509d ago
If the industry manages to emulate a steam like system on consoles this will no longer be an issue! Easier said than done.
playstationfans  +   509d ago
Used game must allow on next gen
mcroddi  +   509d ago
I don't know if both will go this route - but either Sony or Microsoft will do this :)
mcroddi  +   509d ago
It will prove to be a difficult either way!
ElectroJade  +   509d ago
What about those who like to hoard physical video games on their shelves? If consoles switch to digital distribution, it'll definitely be better for the long run. However, a part of me will miss collecting my favourite video games to my shrine.
mcroddi  +   509d ago
I do agree with you on that but the future is all about businesses making money - if that's what they have to do to survive, they will.

Add comment

You need to be registered to add comments. Register here or login
Remember
New stories
30°

The Late Night Gamer: I Want to Live a Sheltered Life

26m ago - The Late Night Gamer: What do I love most about the 50s? I’m a big fan of The Twilight Zone but t... | PC
40°

Game Under Podcast Episode 49

5h ago - In episode 49 of the Game Under Podcast, Tom and Phil return from a months-long hiatus with a new... | PS3
20°

[ABG] Citizen Burger Disorder - QWOP-Style Multiplayer Fast Food Mayhem

5h ago - Citizen Burger Disorder is a fun online multiplayer QWOP-style game that puts you in the shoes of... | PC
30°

New Monster Hunter 4 Ultimate Screenshots Reveals Returning Monsters, New Subspecies and Field

5h ago - Today during the Hunting Rival event in Akihabara, Capcom released new screenshots for the latest... | 3DS
Ad

Study Game Design at DeVry

Now - DeVry University, is an accredited* university offering you the flexibility of over 90 locations, online courses and a wide variety of bachelor's a... | Promoted post
30°

Assassin's Creed Pirates - Tips and Cheats: The Ultimate Strategy Guide

6h ago - WP - "Assassin's Creed Pirates is a new open world pirate RPG for iPhone, iPad and web browsers.... | PC