A couple of UK retailers have said they’d accept a revenue-sharing scheme for pre-owned games, if online pass systems are given the flick.
Pre-owned Games headlines
NetherRealm Studios head and Mortal Kombat co-creator Ed Boon has said that use of the online pass system is right for all games, including his gory fight franchise.
David Braben, the founder of Frontier Developments and a long-time opponent of the pre-owned games market, has written up six potential fixes to the “problem” – while also sinking his boot into the presently in-vogue “online pass” method.
UK retailer GAME has started slapping warning stickers on pre-owned games so that potential buyers are aware ahead of time that DLC bonuses on used games are not the same as the unused counterparts.