With EA’s announcement that they will drop online passes from all future games, should Activision, Ubisoft and other do the same? We think so.
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It is the news that people who like to pick up pre-owned games dread to hear but DICE has said there is a “probable” chance that Battlefield 3 will have an online pass which would work in a similar way to ones used by EA in some of their other games including the Madden NFL series and Need For Speed: Hot Pursuit.
In case some of you haven’t noticed recently, a dark shadow of annoyance has been descending upon the online gaming community. This shadow, that ultimately seeks to corrupt our current understanding of buying a game and getting to play online without strings attached, is yet another step closer to our doorsteps. Ubisoft announced recently that Driver: San Fransisco will be [...]
Yesterday we told you about a rumor that said that Sony would debut something called “PSN Pass” which seemed eerily similar to programs by some third-party publishers that restricted access to some online/multiplayer content. After all the reports yesterday, SCEA weighed in and confirmed the program’s existence today saying the program will require customers to input a one-time use code [...]