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"If you buy it, you own it": Sony CEO Andrew House tells all about PlayStation 4

“You could argue that it’s a storm in a teacup - a very vocal minority of passionate gamers,” says Sony Computer Entertainment chief executive Andrew House, speaking to Yahoo! News in Los Angeles this week. “This huge outpouring of feeling around the concept of ownership of content. But I have to say I don’t see it that way.”

British-born House was speaking in the wake of Sony’s press conference at the E3 game show, where Sony revealed that, unlike rival Microsoft, it would not use a digital rights management system to allow publishers to control the resale of used games.

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DxTrixterz1106d ago

That's how it should be. You have a lot to learn M$ from Sony.

komp1106d ago (Edited 1106d ago )

This story is like the worlds financial system.

SONY = GOLD (physical)
MS = FIAT CURRENCY, paper money (re ponzi scheme)

If the system collapses, your either left holding useless/worthless bits of paper that no one wants or your left holding physical gold.

I know which one I would want to have.

isa_scout1106d ago

Very well said, bubble for you my friend.

Why o why1106d ago

It's proper scary and saddening to see people STILL making excuses for licensing like this for physical games. Anything to defend their console makers honour...even if its at their own detriment. Smh

ThanatosDMC1106d ago

Yeah, it's really sad. Just check those people on Xbone's facebook page. They're either hardcore fanboys that oblivious to being bent over or are MS employees to try to control the internet fires.

ainsz1106d ago

What bugs me is that today we're expected to be thankful for basic consumer rights. It should be industry standard and should be expected of the companies like Sony or MS to apply.

j-blaze1106d ago

if MS want to profit and make a good business there is still time to fix the mess they're in and learn from Sony...but i really doubt they'll do anything about it now...their loss

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lucaskeller11106d ago

Apparently ms forgot basic consumer rights, way to go microsoft

AllroundGamer1106d ago

it's the american way, the government owns you just like the companies... you own nothing even when you pay for it, you just borrow it.

scofios1106d ago (Edited 1106d ago )

Microsoft " if you buy it we own it ".

strigoi8141106d ago (Edited 1106d ago )

Microsoft theme is "whats mine is mine and yours is mine"

Honest_gamer1106d ago

u know my fiancee has the same theme :O

Protagonist1106d ago

"If you buy it, you own it"

My thoughts exactly!

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