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Submitted by danand82 308d ago | opinion piece

Why Are Next-Gen Digital Titles Still So Expensive?

Clickonline writes "Have Sony and Microsoft learned nothing in the past 7 years?
Frankly, I wonder. Maybe Microsoft have? Like, a little.
But I remain dubious. Let’s look at the facts..." (PlayStation Network, PS4, Xbox LIVE, Xbox One)

SynGamer  +   309d ago
Because making them drastically cheaper would make them favored over retail. It's been confirmed multiple times that retailers have threatened to stop carrying physical games if the digital versions are too cheap...so...yeah. Hopefully in 5-10 years "high-speed" internet will be commonplace almost everything and we can ditch retailers taking a cut of games.
Thevariance  +   308d ago
They should just have digital download codes at the retailers at the same price as the physical copies. I want to go digital, but not at that price and if it takes me going to the retailers and buying digital there, then so be it.
GribbleGrunger  +   309d ago
To keep retail happy.

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