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Lewis: Second-hand games are part of the ecosystem

Xbox Europe boss Chris Lewis has told GI that second-hand games are just something the industry has to live with. “I’m a fan of the ecosystem overall,” he said. “I can see the positive in it, because I can see that what you then get is more and more people touching, playing, experiencing a game […]

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  • EA: Second-hand sales are a "critical situation"

    Speaking to GI, EA European publishing boss Jens Uwe Intat as called time on selling second-hand games, saying the situation is “critical.” “I’d actually make the point that for us second-hand sales is a very critical situation, because people are selling multiple times intellectual property,” he said. “What we’re trying to do is build business […]

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  • Gamestop "wants to sell you used games"

    Excellent article here about the used games business, specifically in relation to US retailer GameStop. It lays bare the numbers and thinking behind secondhand games and shows some pretty startling facts about the reality of high street games retail. “Let me offer some perspective. GameStop is currently selling a new copy of Halo 3 for […]

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