The rights to Tetris mobile games have been transferred to another company, so anyone who purchased EA's Tetris game will lose access to the title.
This should be a massive red flag for a digital only future.
The red flag is there all ready on both streaming services and buying digital games. Companies can only retain the license of an ip for so long say like TMNT, Transformers, once the license expires the game gets yanked. Activision lost the license to Transformers and Fall of Cybertron was yanked from digital stores. Plus when you lend your game to a streaming service like PSNow or Xbox Pass you sign a contract after that contract expires the game will also get yanked from the streaming service.
Even though I agree with you knight, at least all those other games are playable as long as you purchased them before they were purchase. This thing here with EA is taking it to the next level a whole new level of bad though, We're talking about not even accessing content they you BOUGHT. I agree with you both. But you know, people will still find a way to excuse digital futures. Hell, just look at how people STILL defend Stadia. Tells you how sheep-like people can be
The future isn't looking too... ownership-friendly
This is unacceptable but digital is the way to go imo.
Either Or. Pick a side.
hmm, then you opinion is contributing to this dreadful solution of digital only. You are not seeing the big picture. To say its unacceptable but also say that its the best way is beyond confusing and contradictory. Like @lodossrage said.....Sheep!!!
If its unacceptable then digital only means you will be forced to accept it.
You do realize that physical disc based games have online patches and first time updates right? Meaning if a business and it's servers go down that has an effect on your digital games and physical disc based games as well.
You don’t have to install the patches to play if it’s single player.
@2pacalypsenow Yeah but you can miss out on dlc, patches, faster loading. This is a digital online world and consoles and PC are dependent on the online environments that surround and envelope modern games. That's why I believe they won't stop supporting digital content. Digital content is growing mostly due to convenience. Your digital content is safe.
Physical media is mainly for collectors. Most digital only players just wanna play and beat a game. I really don't think your digital games will suddenly disappear in the same way the power grid all over the world isn't gonna stop working.
But digital only is a good future!
Still better than a Streaming only future. PC gamers have been digital only for YEARS (you cant buy retail copies of PC games anymore) and it's been no problem.
You can buy them at Wal-Mart so......and it's the disc too.
Yea and its awful. If PC had disks I would have stopped using consoles years ago.
Then you are in favor of removing choice....I do not want to play games only the way YOU want me too.
Digital is the future? If this article had sound a siren would howling away right now.
They should get a refund!
Reword that to. Everyone who paid rental on EA’s Tetris app....
Digital is the future, eventually. Microsoft transferred all rights to Alan Wake back to Remedy but it's back on the store, and previous purchases were available to download and play. Steam games get delisted and people who purchased the titles can still download and play them.
But but but... digital is the future! Lmfao digital only will be the downfall of gaming.
Great time for retro gaming. Check out the Sega genesis mini, retron 5, and the Nintendo mini systems. Those retro games won't disappear like this digital shit. Give these fuckers the big fuck you and shop at traditional stores. Get the physical copy with your money and stop buying DLC because that shit goes the way of the dodos when they stop supporting online features.
Bu bu bu buuuut digital is the futuuuureee.. My ass. Blu-Ray physical for me.
This should be reported to the law. This isn’t fair to the consumers.
I’m for a digital future with the caveat that as soon as you nuke support for old titles you forfeit the right to care when I copy and emulate your games. 😅 Not that I’d want to emulate this version of Tetris anyway, but that’s beside the point.
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