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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Kind of make some sense...
by rrife on Wed 29th May 2013 12:29 UTC
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They are allowing end-users to fully install the game on the system, thankfully, so they'll need a way to ensure that you don't just copy the disc and give it to a friend (or just rent a game). I suspect the way it'll work is that after you install the game and other user/system attempts to install the game from the disc, the original installer will be asked to pay full price to continue use of the license. I could also see the 2nd user being asked to pay a small fee to use the game as well since they basically skipped buying the disc at retail, thus preventing the retailer from getting a cut of the money.

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