Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th May 2013 17:26 UTC
Games So, the Xbox One disaster continues. Microsoft's policy for dealing with the used games market has reportedly leaked - and it's a clear and direct attack to destroy the used games market. Prices for used games will be set at the retail value of a new game, and retailers have to hook into Microsoft's computer systems and comply with Microsoft's terms and conditions.
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"Microsoft for every game sold and the buyer must also pay £35 just to active what he/she has bought no one will bother anymore

Wouldn't Finnish consumer protection laws prevent this kind of thing though?

No. You can still sell what you've bought and Microsoft has no say on that, but the laws do not state anything about online services having to play the ball, too; the part where the game is associated with a Xbox Live - account is a service and thus falls under different set of laws.

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