XMNR: Sony became the first of the console makers to announce plans for an online pass system similar to what publishers such as Electronic Arts and THQ already use. The one-time use code to access online play is seen as a means to combat used game sales. Is it a money maker though? Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter doesn't believe so.
Article updated with Pachter's expanded comments on why the PSN Pass is not timed well and how it will affect new game sales.