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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Oh right, it's for the online service activation.
On the other hand, the game is completely useless without the activation so you're more or less forced to do the activation.
A bit of a grey area, perhaps.

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A bit of a grey area, perhaps.

The laws are simply horribly outdated. Alas, I fear that the situation won't be getting any better here as it's clear that the politicians here have adopted the US-way of thinking -- you know, the one where they're entitled to expensive gifts and donations and the likes which will influence the way they steer the country.

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