Graham McCann discusses the impact the move toward digital distribution will have on the world of gamers.
Nah,there's enough room for both digital and retail to co exist....Most of my games brought are digital on PC besides the console only games i own...Bring on a sweet collectors edition and i'll buy it full retail..
I don't see digital killing retail games anytime soon. Digital downloads have yet to kill of the movie industry, likewise with music sales. Hell how long has vinyl been "dead" for now, and yet records are still pressed and sold. Digital games may one day become the dominate distribution method, but I dont ever see it being done away with.
I think it depends on how long a timeline you're talking about. Will digital completely take over in the next few years? Highly doubtful. Fifty years, though...
Fifty years, yeah I can see digital being the only source of obtaining media. By then though I imagine they will have solved many of the problems that currently plague digital distribution.
Agree with everything in here so far , good points. Still going to be use for digital and retail distribution for a while.
Maybe not 'erase', but it's certainly changing gaming culture in offering more options to both gamers and developers.
We will always have options.
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