Gamers Shouldn't Be Shocked By Access Plans - Microconsoles Have Had Them For Years

Hardcore Gamer: Indie-friendly consoles have used a monthly access plan before, and one current platform is making use of them now.

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iamnsuperman1539d ago (Edited 1539d ago )

Though the biggest difference is the platform holder dictated the access plan. In that way Sony and Microsoft have had them for a number of years now (Microsoft with the start of live and Sony with the start of PlayStation Plus)

EA Access is vastly different. That is a publisher dictating the rules. We are not shocked by Access plans. We are shocked by publishers making a move to Access plans (I really don't see it as a consumer friendly future)