GameStop Interested In Reselling Digital Games

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Not happy with selling used games in the boxed packages we all know and love,  seems you are in luck as GameStop is looking to take the selling of used games to the next level. In an interview with Gamespot recently,  GameStop CEO Paul Raines announced the retailer is at this moment looking into digital ‘used’ game market and what it can offer.

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“It’s very interesting. There are some technologies out there in Europe, and we’ve looked at a couple that are involved. We’re interested,” said Raines. “It’s not a meaningful business yet. Right now we’re not seeing that as a huge market, but I think we’re on the leading edge. There are a few companies, a few startups, out there that we’ve talked to that are doing this.”

With the Court of Justice of the European Union ruling that customers now have the right to resell digitally purchased games, it makes sense that GameStop has interest in the untouched market. A lot of controversy has followed the selling of second-hand games, with many developers and publishers angry with the loss of possible profit.

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Via: Gamespot

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