Ubisoft Watching EA's 'Project $10' 'Very Carefully'

French Splinter Cell publisher Ubisoft is is keeping a close eye on competitor Electronic Arts, and how that publisher is combating used game sales with day-one downloadable content.

Ubisoft CFO Alain Martinez said in a Tuesday earnings call following Ubisoft's fiscal year results, "Regarding ... monetizing used games or downloadable content … most of the games that we will release next year will have downloadable content available from the start."

He added, "We are looking very carefully at what is being done by EA regarding what we call the '$10 solution,' and we will probably follow that line at sometime in the future."

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Forbidden_Darkness2832d ago

Business wise, it makes a ton of sense, that way atleast they get some of their money and for gamers, it' probaly make them buy games new instead of used, if it turns out to be cheaper