Pre-owned market had "big" effect on Halo, says Bungie dev

Marty O'Donnell, Bungie's audio director, has warned that smaller studios face a difficult future if they can't get a return on their investment due to the sale of pre-owned games.

Speaking to, O'Donnell explained that even larger titles like Halo were effected by the pre-owned games market but that he believed digital distribution would be the way to create a "system that is good and fair to both" consumers and developers.

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FreestyleBarnacle3557d ago

Because we all want to buy things but not own them. That's called rental, it's in the dictionary look it up.

gaffyh3557d ago

what are bungie complaining about they sold like 8 million copies!! That's loads.

Fishy Fingers3557d ago

Reading between the lines... DRM.

gaffyh3557d ago

Yeah you know it's going to happen.

deeznuts3557d ago

DRM is great though ... for hackers/pirates. They always get cracked.

Make a great game, people will buy it at launch. Preowned affects everyone, not just games. Sheesh.

Next thing you know, homebuilders are going to complain about the resale market and force resale homebuyers to pay a royalty or something.

*_*3557d ago

((so people played it hated it and sold it i dont see a problem))

TANOD3557d ago


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