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Sony actively “exploring” Project Ten Dollar-style solution for first-party games

Tuesday, 24 August 2010 07:23 GMT By Nathan Grayson

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Look, used game market, it’s not you; it’s the entire videogame industry.

It’s EA, THQ, and now Sony. So yeah, you might want to go ahead and start packing your things. Door’s that-a-way.

Speaking with GamesIndustry.biz, SCEE president Andrew House revealed that Sony’s looking to compose its own variation on the theme EA set into motion, which requires buyers of used games to pay an extra fee in order to unlock a game’s online features.

“On the principle of making online portions of the game available or unlocked from the disc-based release for a fee, we’re broadly supportive of that,” House said.”And we’re exploring actively the same option for our own content.”

But oh no! When big corporations sniff money, the fly into a shark-like blood-frenzy, right? Surely free PSN online multiplayer as we know it is doomed! Is what we’d say if House didn’t immediately follow up with this little number:

“In terms of just a charge for basic online play, that’s something that we have to talk about a lot more and we struggle with a little bit because we feel very vindicated and base a lot of the success of PSN today – a 70 per cent connection rate across consoles – on the fact that we’ve removed that major initial barrier to entry.”

However, House also admitted that PSN Plus’ year-long subscriptions have made for the best kind of success story – the pocket-lining kind – and so, he concluded that breaking outside his company’s business model box again certainly couldn’t hurt.

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29 Comments

  1. frostquake

    OMG..REALLY…Before Long a game really won’t cost you $65.00! You will have a $10.00 EA Fee…You will have a $10.00 Sony Insertion Fee…The Hard Drive MFG will have a $10.00 Installation Fee..along with a $10.00 Un-Installation Fee.

    FEE’s….FEE’s…..FEE’s….EVERYWHERE…The weight of these FEE’s will eventually collapse the Gaming Industry..GREED GREED GREED!!!

    Hey I am all for FEE’s On EVERYTHING as long as you give me FREAKING RAISES to match FEE’s. When Living in the USA for 2009-2010 goes up 32% and Raises are only 5% Something is going to Fall apart..PPL will have to stop paying on some bills to pay others and so forth.
    Example of my Bills this year so far:
    Direct TV Bill went up: 7%
    Internet Bill went up: 10%
    Gas for Car went up: 40%
    Electric Bill went up: 12%
    Water Bill went up: 28%
    Interest Rate on Some went up: 10-14%
    Credit Cards, before
    new Law
    Grocery weekly Bill went up: 50%
    Mortgage Bill went down: -1%…only good News, but no help!

    Raises Me and My Wife Got this Year:

    Me, Husband: None…Salaries are Locked in to last years
    Rate…NO ONE GOT A RAISE

    Wife…………….5% Raise over Last Year with No Bonuses
    No Merritt Raises, Nothing..company on
    Hiring Freeze. Wife is Now doing the
    Job of 2 People, because One quit, she
    is not getting compensated. Oh and Her
    Director and the Top Boss, both Quit!

    So tell me…Why does anyone with a Kindergarten degree in Economics think they can keep imposing fee’s on people. Go ahead Sony..Keep Pushing and your Little Black Box will sit in the closet with NO MORE ANYTHING bought for it!!

    REALLY BIG SIGH :(

    #1 5 years ago
  2. clynchehaun

    Be curious to see if the price of used games goes down somewhat, as now the $55 second hand title would cost more that the $60 if you wanted it online. Also I think they should have more full games on PSN, I’m very close to buying Red Faction online and once I do of course I can’t trade it in for the $5 EB would give me.

    #2 5 years ago
  3. Blerk

    If more people start doing this then I’ll be interested to see if online gaming numbers start to go down rather than used sales.

    #3 5 years ago
  4. The_Deleted

    Think Frostquake is getting carried away. They’re not charging for everything, just trying to make some money back from the underhanded Used Game Market.
    Don’t get me wrong, a great deal of my collection was used before getting a job, but I wouldn’t begrudge paying the £5-£7 for an online pass if it were worth it and it were reflected in the Pre-Owned price.
    However, a lot of games don’t really hold up online, so you also get the option of seeing if anyone still plays before having to pay out again.

    #4 5 years ago
  5. Freek

    So first you have to update the firmware, then enter the serial number, then instal the game, then patch the game…So after about an hour and a half of fildling with updates and serial numbers, you get to play the game.

    Uuhh, a little motion controller isn’t gonna help you break into the casual market if the user experience keeps being so crap.

    #5 5 years ago
  6. Gekidami

    ^ You forgot the part where you have to make up aload of shit, oh wait, you didnt.

    #6 5 years ago
  7. Patrick Garratt

    @1 – :(

    #7 5 years ago
  8. Freek

    No that’s exactly how it went when I bought Mod Nation Racers, no exaduration what so ever.

    Update PS3 firmware
    Instal game
    Patch Game

    Each step takes about 15 to 30 minutes.

    The only new thing is the serial number, if Sony wants to do an EA project 10 dollar style buy new insentive, that’s what you have to do.

    #8 5 years ago
  9. Gekidami

    No its not, you’re being ridiculous and using one example as a sweeping generalisation.

    #9 5 years ago
  10. Freek

    It’s par for the course in terms of modern console gaming. Especially on the PS3. It has silly long firmware instales, it often needs instals to make load times during the game faster. As a hardcore gamer, we accept that.
    A more casual player? Probably not.

    #10 5 years ago
  11. Crysis

    this doesn’t change anything to me, but doing may cause some retailers to lower the preowned price which kind of defeats this purpose

    #11 5 years ago
  12. Gekidami

    Again, it isnt “par for the course”, in the last 3 months i’ve brought about 6 PS3 games (not counting digital ones), want to know how many times i’d had to do your ridiculous list of things before i could play one for the first time which, according to you is something you HAVE to do for every game (bar entering a serial number)? Zero.

    #12 5 years ago
  13. Freek

    I geuse you’ve just been lucky, my exeperience has been vastly different. And it wasn’t even Call of Duty: Ultimate Shoot you in the face edition. It was Mod Nation Racers, the family game. But to me, that’s fine, that’s gaming.
    My point being: they keep throwing up more barriers to entry, like now: a used game deterance scheme. It doesn’t help you to reach a broader audiance.

    #13 5 years ago
  14. KrazyKraut

    @1 110% agreed

    #14 5 years ago
  15. onlineatron

    I’m not worried about this affecting the used market, I never buy from it as stores tend to rip you off; I am however concerned about the rental market.

    I love using LoveFilm to check out games I can’t afford to buy, and if it comes to the point where I can only play half the game via rental i’ll be very annoyed.

    #15 5 years ago
  16. AHA-Lambda

    @15 – same. i use lovefilm for games alot

    #16 5 years ago
  17. freedoms_stain

    I also use lovefilm for games, but I rarely bother with the multiplayer on rentals tbh.

    #17 5 years ago
  18. DrDamn

    @1
    A slightly different view for you to consider.

    1994 – major new games cost £40-£50
    2010 – major new games cost £40-£50

    Even with 2.5% inflation per year games would be costing £75. Yes the industry is bigger now, but as gamers we have to smell the coffee a little. We demand more and more from games but we don’t expect to pay more?

    “GREED GREED GREED!!!”

    Well quite. :)

    #18 5 years ago
  19. Hybridpsycho

    I’m happy with the current prices we are paying for our games/update/maintenance etc.

    I’m surprised that Sony has kept their “Free-Online-Play” attitude for such a long time, especially since it wasn’t THAT long (less than a year) since they actually started gaining money on the PS3 and not losing.

    One could say I’m a Fanboy, but I’d prefer using the word supporter more. I want to support Sony in the ways I can, I’m buying quite alot of games and using PSN+ even though I ain’t got that much money to move around with as a student.
    I think it’s worth it.

    Also, Frostquake…you only complained on what the government charges you. What you said has nothing with the game-industry to do.

    #19 5 years ago
  20. freedoms_stain

    @18, the distrubution of what constitutes that £40-50 has pretty drastically altered.

    It costs far less to manufacture a disc today than a cartridge in 1994 for one thing (roughly 10x less).

    Also, now that the gaming has a much (much much much) wider audience vastly more games are sold and the price per unit can remain constant while still resulting in beasting profits.

    #20 5 years ago
  21. DrDamn

    @20
    1994 was the release period of the PS1/Saturn – Ok 1995 for the UK – so the cartridge argument goes out the window a bit doesn’t it? I remember cartridge games at £60-£70 if you really want to include them. I acknowledge the wider audience, but the cost to make a game has also gone up a massive amount too.

    I think you’ll also find very few companies currently making “beasting” profits.

    #21 5 years ago
  22. theevilaires

    MotherF**** C***Sucker I told you. I told all of you! Fuck you Sony if you think you’re gonna get away with this. I’ll pay for LIVE before I go with this plan. Greedy bastards!

    #22 5 years ago
  23. Freek

    People seem to forget that this only aplies to USED games. A brand new game comes with a code so you get the content for free. You only have to pay extra if you buy second hand.

    #23 5 years ago
  24. theevilaires

    Trust me Freek this 10 dollar thing is the gate way drug to more stronger abuse of other things to come next gen. Which is two years away mind you. You know just like I do PSN is going full out sub next gen for online play and the games will be $70 a pop. People have kids to put in college and private school here.

    I don’t have fucking time paying money to Kaz Hirai’s stupid ego because he can’t pay for his trips to the moon. First its E.A.,now SONY,then Acti,Ubi,and the ass rapers of all M$. They’re going to destroy this medium like hollywood does with their stupid over priced pop corn,candy,and bottle water. Its all headed down hill my friend. This is the beginning of the end. Mark my words.

    #24 5 years ago
  25. Goliath

    It’s not just used-games, it’s rentals as well. It rented Madden 11 from Gamefly but without the code that comes with the new copy, you can only access online functionability for a 7 day trial period. I would have to buy the game to access these features beyond that. I sent it back. Fuck EA!

    #25 5 years ago
  26. Crysis

    The only way this effects me is if i’m not sure about a game & want to rent it, & if online is a major part about the game, maybe a 7day trial per account? but i’d rather pay for a new game, so other than the renting thing, i could not care less…

    #26 5 years ago
  27. Bikki

    JESUS CHRIST

    #27 5 years ago
  28. frostquake

    This is truly the gateway drug to many other fee’s. Telling yourself it doesn’t affect you because you don’t buy used, your kidding yourself. This Fee thing will crossover into the New market in some form and disguise, I promise you it will.

    This is kind of like Censorship…Censor some things and before long they will be Censoring everything..You have to fight for the RIGHTS of ALL!!! Not just the things that you feel affect you…So fight for the Rights of ALL!!

    #28 5 years ago
  29. OlderGamer

    When PS3 launched and PSN was free I had a smile and laugh.

    Nothing can be free.

    If company A charges for a service, and company B provides that same/similar service for free. Someone is going to see that as lost revenue.

    It would have been better for nearly everyone if Sony had simply had a XB LIVE style flat yearly/monthly fee structure.

    But I think, in therory this is about more then just a simple online MP fee.

    I’d like to see the FCC get some sort of structure set up where pubs earn 50% off of used game sales. It would solve everyones problem except Gamestop/Game etc. And with the way their profit go up each and every year, screw em.

    By the way Frost, I am in the same boat. I can’t afford half of what I used to.

    #29 5 years ago

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    Darksiders creator Joe Madureira and Vigil co-founder Ryan Stefanelli have confirmed a Battle Chasers game and a new comic are in the works at their new studio Airship Syndicate. Speaking to Polygon, Madureira and Stefanelli wouldn’t provide details on the the game, but did divulge it will be an adventure RPG with player-controlled Battle Chasers […]

  • Shovel Knight, Hotline Miami 2 discounted for Sony’s annual Spring Fever Sale

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  • The gold Super Mario amiibo is a Walmart exclusive

    The Super Mario Gold amiibo which surfaced via a CPSIA certificate earlier this month will be a Walmart-exclusive, Nintendo has announced. The gold-colored Mario amiibo will be released the same day as the Mario Party 10 game for Wii U and will run you $12,96 at 3,000 participating Walmart stores in the US. Along with […]

  • Here’s an overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD

    As new gameplay overview trailer for Final Fantasy Type-0 HD, culled from the Active Time Report, stream has been sent over by Square Enix. The video provides a look at the history and environments of the Kingdom of Orience; the 14 memebers of Class Zero; the battle system with customizable magic spells; and the ability […]

  • Final Fantasy 15 video gives you a look at the game’s wildlife

    A new video shown by Final Fantasy 15 director Hajime Tabata during the latest Active Time Report, contains a look at the game’s wildlife and ecology. You can watch the full stream two hour stream through here, or a smaller clip courtesy of GamesHQMedia below.

  • Lionhead ventures into the free-to-play space with Fable Legends

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  • Win! 5 pairs of tickets to the Call of Duty European Championships

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  • Republique Remastered has released on Mac and PC

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  • LA Cops coming to Xbox One in March

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  • We have $500 of Steam Wallet funds to giveaway!

    We’re giving away 10 Steam Wallet prizes worth $50 each to VG247 readers, courtesy of Bundle Stars. All you need to do to be in with a chance of winning $50 Steam credit is to enter your details below. Join the Bundle Stars Steam group for entry in the sweepstake, and gain extra entries for […]

  • Lapsed Final Fantasy 14 players tempted back with 10 day freebie

    Square is offering lapsed FF 14: A Realm Reborn players a chance to come back to the game for 10 days worth of free adventuring. Provided you’ve already bought and registered an account you’ll be able to play free of charge from Feb 27 to March 9. Square wants you to sample the new content […]

  • Advanced Warfare: Sledgehammer looking at “opportunities” to recreate classic Call of Duty maps

    Sledgehammer Games has told VG247 it’s looking at opportunities to recreate classic Call of Duty maps in Advanced Warfare. According to co-founder Michael Condrey, players of the latest Havoc DLC are asking how Exo abilities and verticality can be added to classic franchise maps. “We’re taking a look at some opportunities to really highlight the […]

  • GTA Online reader playlist week 7: and the winner is…

    Stuff was shot. But only one player emerged victorious. GTA Online player e031271 won last night’s VG247 reader playlist, beating myself, Matt and regulars solidorwot and Revolting. Congratulations, Mr e031271. A deserved victory. We play a GTA Online playlist in an open session every Wednesday on PS4, because it’s both funny and fun. Anyone’s welcome […]

  • Leaked screens reveal The Reef as Destiny’s new “social space”

    A handful of leaked Destiny screens seem to confirm that The Reef location will be the new social space in Destiny. The new addition is likely to be revealed as part of the upcoming House of Wolves expansion. Reddit user Megamanexe4 dropped the screens on the site earlier this morning, along with grabs that reveal […]

  • Darksiders creator teases Battle Chasers game

    Joe Madureira, creator of Darksiders, has released art that strongly suggests a Battle Chasers game is in the works. Battle Chasers was a comic book from the late 1990s that suffered notorious production problems between issues and was never finished. Madureira formed Airship Syndicate after the collapse of THQ, where he co-created Darksiders. His latest […]

  • Infamous video nasty Axe recreated in GTA 5

    The trailer for notorious horror movie Axe has been recreated in GTA 5. The shot for shot remake is the work of gigerbrick who has previously recreated exploitation flicks like Machete and Hostel using Lego. The original Axe movie was banned in 1984 in the UK but passed with cuts in the late 1990s. Movie […]

  • Payday 2 for PS4 and Xbox One includes “a year’s worth of paid DLC” for free

    Payday 2: Crimewave Edition will include a year’s worth of paid DLC from the PC version of the game for free. The new-gen version of the game will be available June 2015, and includes almost all of the paid and free DLC released so far for Overkill’s popular first-person shooter. That DLC includes The Big […]

  • Yes, Mortal Kombat X will require Xbox Live Gold or PS Plus

    Mortal Kombat X won’t bypass Microsoft and Sony’s premium online play requirements. Reports that Mortal Kombat X wouldn’t require PS Plus or Xbox Live Gold started circling earlier this week thanks to a communications error. Answering fan questions on Twitter, producer Shaun Himmerick accidentally gave the impression that premium console subs would not be required […]

  • This is what Destiny players most want next

    Destiny patch 1.1.1 has resolved or at least addressed a number of complaints voiced by the community, but there are plenty more. des Destiny community manage David “Deej” Dague has put out a call for Guardians to share their concerns – or rather, what they think the community is most concerned about. “Set aside your […]

  • Google AI can play games now, so we’re probably all going to die

    Google has brought us one step closer to our inevitable slaughter or enslavement by machine overlords. Google has developed an AI that can learn to play video games and devise brand new strategies. Let me just rephrase that: Google has created an AI that can teach itself new skills, including how to play video games. […]

  • First footage of Renowned Explorers: International Society surfaces

    Renowned Explorers: International Society is a turn-based strategy game from the team behind Reus, and it looks great. Renowned Explorers was announced almost a full year ago, but has been pretty quiet since then. Developer Abbey games has now announced that the game has hit alpha, and will be open to select testers soon. You […]

  • Cities: Skylines developer commits to mod support

    Cities: Skylines will fully support the modding community. Hailing from famously mod-friendly publisher Paradox, Cities: Skylines is a no-brainer for mod support – especially as a lack of mod support is one of the things SimCity was so heavily criticised for when it firts launched. In the developer diary below, Paradox’s Jakob Munthe is joined […]

  • Nosgoth update adds Vanguard, many fixes

    Nosgoth, the free-to-play multiplayer brawler set in the Legacy of Kain universe, has been given a significant makeover. The major feature of the latest Nosogth game update is a new playable human character called the Vanguard. “Equipped with mighty throwing axes and a shield, the Vanguard can take more punishment than any human class that […]

  • Xbox Live Gold 12 month sub $40 on Microsoft store

    Microsoft is offering $20 off 12 month Xbox Live Gold subscriptions at the moment. An Xbox Live Gold 12 month subscription will normally set you back $60, but a Microsoft Store promotion has it on offer for $40. The offer is restricted to the US store. Although you can opt to grab your sub as […]

  • Tomb Raider movie script to be penned by TMNT writer

    Tomb Raider will be Evan Daugherty’s second reboot of an established universe. The Tomb Raider movie reboot has signed on a writer and a distributor. Deadline reports Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles, Divergent, Snow White And The Huntsman and G.I. Joe 3 writer Daugherty will write the film. Additionally, Warner Bros. has signed on to distribute, […]

  • Shelter 2 pre-orders open, launch trailer debuts early

    Shelter 2 is a game in which you are a mother lynx and must protect a den of kittens. Yes, it’s delightful. Shelter 2 is coming to Mac and PC on March 9. Pre-orders are now available on Steam at 10% off or on GOG.com with a free skin and soundtrack, or 20% off if […]

  • That Batman: Arkham Knight trailer is full of codes

    Batman: Arkham Knight’s trailer is like a Transformer – there’s more than meets the eye. The new Batman: Arkham Knight trailer contains a number of codes. Eagle-eyed users have spotted four so far, and work on cracking their meaning is progressing. According to an /r/games thread rounding up results so far, the codes pertain to […]

  • Assassin’s Creed haystacks won’t save you from a fall

    Assassin’s Creed fans, don’t try this at home. Assassin’s Creed characters can survive falls of almost any distance as long as they aim for the haystacks scattered handily throughout the environment. As you probably deduced from your familiarity with common sense, this isn’t a real thing: falling from heights kills you, the same way a […]

  • Why are people buying PS4 and not Xbox One?

    PS4 is outselling Xbox One – but why? A new report may have the answer. Last month, the PS4 outsold the Xbox One in the US again, returning it to the top of the charts after just two months away. Why? What has caused this reversal in fortunes in Microsoft’s home territory? According to a […]

  • Toejam and Earl are back with a new Kickstarter

    The early 90′s are alive and well in a new bid to bring back Toejam and Earl. Toejam and Earl released for Mega Drive (Genesis, Americans) in 1991, and the eponymous characters went on to count among Sega’s best-known characters. They appeared in a platformer, a light gun shooter and finally a 2002 Xbox game […]

  • New Wander trailer shows off Azertash form

    Wander is a collaborative, non-combat MMO in which you can take on a number of unique forms. Wander players begin as an ambulant tree called an Oren and can progress through several different bodies as they explore the environment, learning its secrets. One of these, which we’d not seen before this trailer, is the amphibious […]

  • SOMA approaching beta phase on PC and PS4

    SOMA, the new horror game from the Amnesia: The Dark Descent crew, is getting close to playable. Frictional Games has apologised for its recent silence over the project, but said it’s focused on reaching beta. Sorry all for the silence! We're closing in on Beta and everyone's working hard to get there. Once that's done, […]

  • Square Enix does not condone Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest HD Remaster

    Square Enix has said it’s not involved with a fan remake of Final Fantasy spin-off Mystic Quest. 1992 SNES game Final Fantasy: Mystic Quest is being remade by Dark Design as Mystic Quest HD Remaster. The developer is even taking pre-orders for the project. Unfortunately, it looks like it is in no position to be […]

  • New Hunger teaser released by LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers

    LittleBigPlanet Vita co-developers Tarsier Studios have released a teaser trailer for Hunger, which was announced in May 2014 at the Nordic Game Conference. The game has been rumored to be the firm’s unannounced Sony project since 2010. Platforms are still to be announced, but the studio became a first-party SCE developer a few years back, […]

  • Here’s two Mario Party 10 overview videos, one featuring amiibo

    Overview videos for Mario Party 10 and the amiibo which work with the title have been released by Nintendo Japan. Obviously each one is in Japanese, but you get the gist all the same. Mario Party 10 releases on Wii U March 20 in North America and Europe. Thanks, AGB.

  • Clan Raids announced for Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App

    Activision has announced a new Clan Raids mode will be made available through the Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare Companion App. According to the CoD community blog, raids are time-based challenges where success earns you a spot on the Clan Raids leaderboards and new Clan Raid-exclusive in-game gear like the Equilibrium set. Clan members will […]

  • Play Battlefield Hardline starting March 12 through EA Access

    Xbox One users with an EA Access subscription will be able to play 10 hours worth of Battlefield Hardline starting March 12. EA Access members will are being granted access to the game five days before the street date, with full multiplayer and all saves transferring over into the main game. It was announced yesterday […]

  • This video summarizes the contents of Destiny patch 1.1.1

    With Destiny patch 1.1.1 now available, here’s a video summary of what to expect. In the video above, Arekkz Gaming gives you a rundown of the important bits in the update. Subscribe to Arekkz Gaming for more Destiny tips and trick through the link.

  • Destiny 1.1.1 patch notes out, update is live

    Destiny’s 1.1.1 patch arrives today, so if you have been kicked from activities, it means you will need to download the patch now that it’s live. We will be pushing the 1.1.1 patch for Destiny shortly. Players will be kicked from activities and required to download the patch. — Bungie Help (@BungieHelp) February 25, 2015 […]

  • Payday 2 packs based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number coming

    Starbreeze has announced another collaboration with Dennaton Games which will see masks based on Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number appear in Payday 2. The collaboration consists of two free updates when you acquire Hotline Miami 2 or its deluxe version on Steam from February 25. The two updates, called Hotline Miami Mask Pack and Jacket […]

  • Velocity 2X making its way onto Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One

    Velocity 2X will be released on Linux, Mac, PC and Xbox One Futurlab has announced. The developer is in charge of the port, which will be published by Sierra. According to Futurlab, the deal with Sierra came about when self-publishing proved to be difficult due to spending “more time doing PR and marketing on Velocity […]

  • Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number finally has a release date

    A release date for Hotline Miami 2: Wrong Number has been announced, finally. The game will arrive on Linux, Mac, PC, PlayStation 3, PS4 and Vita March 10. It is now available for pre-order on GOG, Humble and Steam for 10% off for $13.49/£10.99. There’s also a Digital Special Edition available which includes tracks from […]