Great time for games but where are they heading ...

Discussion in 'Archived Threads 2001-2004' started by paul h, Nov 27, 2002.

  1. paul h

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    Its a fantastic time to be a gamer right now, plenty of quality titles around whatever platform you own...but im a little concerned about the way things maybe heading. I'm all for online gaming and enjoy the odd fragging session online but i can see a time where games are gonna be exclusively available for download only. Im pretty sure thats the way MS and other companies wanna head, pay as you play if you like, taking away actually physically owning a game. I dont like the thought of that and the idea of them knowing what im playing and when then potentially charging me for more levels is something i definitely dont want. Maybe im wrong ...
     
  2. Jay Mitchosky

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    Well, that business model (per per play) certainly worked for Divx. [​IMG] I wouldn't worry about it for the time being and just enjoy the games.
     
  3. Morgan Jolley

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    They're thinking of doing something along the lines of paying for a game, downloading it (or playing it streamed over the internet) and then being able to access the game from other consoles using your account without paying for it every time you play.

    I much prefer the idea of having a physical copy of a game, like we have now.
     
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