Experienced Points The Digital Distribution Wars Are On Again

Shamus Young:

I've said before that I don't think boxed copies of games are going away anytime soon. Certainly not while there are Baby Boomers to buy them for their Millennial grandchildren and not while there are Christmas trees to put gifts under. Digital copies of games might be the best in terms of price and convenience, but price and convenience aren't always the top concern. (Personally, I really miss the days of browsing store shelves for something new, but the PC shelf at GameStop is now the size of a magazine rack and the console shelves mostly have AAA titles I already know about. There's no "browsing" to be done.)

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