Report: IGN selling Direct2Drive to Gamefly

Friday, 20th May 2011 16:09 GMT By Stephany Nunneley

IGN is in the process of selling Direct2Drive, its digital distribution service to Gamefly.

According to a report over on MCV, the official announcement of the sale is expected next week once the deal is complete.

Gamefly, is a game rental service similar to Netflix, and akin to the UK’s LoveFilm.

Direct2Drive launched digital rental service recently which will fit in well with Gamefly’s disc offerings through the post

IGN recently purchased UGO.



  1. OlderGamer

    Well this could be big.

    Now I wonder, will d2D incorperate Streaming games ala onlive soon? Would make for a hella good gamefly service.

    #1 4 years ago
  2. Phoenixblight


    Good question.

    Would be like Netflix if they do both.

    #2 4 years ago

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