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Offline Kyyp

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #1 on: May 24, 2006, 02:51:00 pm »
Not this again.

If this is the same article that was a couple of months, it was revealed as false by a employee of SCEE.
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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #2 on: May 24, 2006, 02:52:35 pm »
Sony keeps making all the wrong PR moves, if you ask me.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #3 on: May 24, 2006, 05:38:54 pm »
I generally don't trust gamesradar.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #4 on: May 24, 2006, 07:21:02 pm »
I believe that Sony got a patent for such technology, not necessarily for the PS3 of course.  As most hardware manufacturers do, they patent most everything they can think of.  Don't want to pay licensing fees if someone would beat them to it.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #5 on: May 24, 2006, 07:29:07 pm »
I generally don't trust gamesradar.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #6 on: May 25, 2006, 12:30:05 am »
As most people who will be willing to pay for a PS3 straight away have more money than sense anyway the point is mute.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #7 on: May 25, 2006, 01:13:25 am »
This would be a horrible idea, and I couldn't see them actually going through with it.  Buying used games would be completely illegal, even from eBay.  You wouldn't even be allowed to trade games with friends.  Sony have already lost a lot of popularity, this would be the final nail in the coffin

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #8 on: May 25, 2006, 06:08:09 am »
I think that as the position stands, buying used games is already illegal.

This may be a technicality.If you check the things written on the inside of the box it usually says that the product may not be resold.Though I guess that just because a company says it, it doesn't make it law, and since you can only see that after you have bought the game, it cannot be considered an agreement you have entered into.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #9 on: May 25, 2006, 10:43:50 am »
Common guys, do you honestly think they would do something like this?  It might make them a few bucks or few, but in the long run, they would be screwing themselves over.  Sony is smart enough to know this.  It's not true.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #10 on: May 25, 2006, 10:51:44 am »

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #11 on: May 25, 2006, 12:07:23 pm »
What's sad is that it's not true but after the unveiling of the system at E3, it feels potentially possible. Again, not saying they're doing it --- but at this point, I'm not putting much past them.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #12 on: May 28, 2006, 01:02:54 am »
I personally do not buy used games.  I like that I am supporting the developer by buying the game new.  Besides, a good amount of the time they aren't in the best of shape.  Unless it is uber rare, I won't buy it without the cover and instruction manual in good shape.

That being said, I still don't like the idea of this.  Now I'm not saying that they will, in fact I highly doubt it.  However, just the arrogance that Sony has been shoving in everyones face makes a tiny little part of me think they just might do it.

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Re: No buying used PS3 games.
« Reply #13 on: May 28, 2006, 02:24:37 pm »
I've only had a problem once with used games, and i was able to exchange it for something better so I didn't mind at the time. I love used games. I got my NGC a couple years ago so most of the games I have for that are used.
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