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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You don't own it...
by runjorel on Fri 24th May 2013 18:30 UTC
runjorel
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2009-02-09

I think this is a crap move by MS, but I think this adds fuel to the fire of that old adage, 'you never really own software'. You pretty much have a license to use it and this goes back to that.

While I hate it, it seems like the industry is moving to make it clear you never own the software you have, you are merely renting either at a subscription level or for a one-time fee.

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