EA's "Extended Download Service" Ruffles Feathers

The debate regarding physical vs. digital media will continue to rage for quite some time, but if you think it'll always be cheaper to download a game from home, new evidence may contradict that belief.

As most of you understand, when you purchase something online, it downloads to your machine - be it PC, PS3 or whatever - and this seems like a relatively straightforward process. If the Internet is disconnected during this time or your system fails and the download is interrupted, you can still download it at a later time. You've already purchased the product; you need only go into your download history and try again. But what if someone decided to make the game re-downloadable for a fixed period of time? Leave it to EA to think of that...

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