Usedgames

06.19.13
Microsoft reverses Xbox One DRM policy, kills required online check-in and used game complications (updated)
06.19.13

Microsoft reverses Xbox One DRM policy, kills required online check-in and used game complications (updated)

Microsoft's next game console, the Xbox One, is perhaps best known for its complex used game syste...

By B. Gilbert,   06.19.13
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06.11.13
PlayStation 4 DRM policies clarified by Sony (updated)
06.11.13

PlayStation 4 DRM policies clarified by Sony (updated)

Not so fast, vaquero. While Sony was cheered in heroic fashion for proclaiming that used games wou...

By D. Murph,   06.11.13
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06.10.13
Sony PS4 will support used games: no restrictions, online check-in or authentication required
06.10.13

Sony PS4 will support used games: no restrictions, online check-in or authentication required

Perhaps the biggest news post-console reveal here at Sony's E3 presser: the PS4 will play used gam...

By J. Volpe,   06.10.13
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06.06.13
Xbox One: Microsoft won't charge fee for used game licenses, requires online check-in once every 24 hours (update)
06.06.13

Xbox One: Microsoft won't charge fee for used game licenses, requires online check-in once every 24 hours (update)

Microsoft today unveiled plans to allow used games on its next game console, the Xbox One, ending...

By B. Gilbert,   06.06.13
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05.24.13
Retailers reportedly briefed on how the Xbox One used-games market will work
05.24.13

Retailers reportedly briefed on how the Xbox One used-games market will work

The stage lights had barely dimmed at the Xbox One event before the internet started tripping over...

By J. Rigg,   05.24.13
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05.21.13
Installing, buying, selling and sharing games on Xbox One: here's what we know
05.21.13

Installing, buying, selling and sharing games on Xbox One: here's what we know

With each subsequent console generation there's an undercurrent of fear, a concern that this will...

By T. Stevens,   05.21.13
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05.21.13
Microsoft Xbox One FAQ responds to always-on DRM, used games rumors
05.21.13

Microsoft Xbox One FAQ responds to always-on DRM, used games rumors

One of the more contentious rumors surrounding next-gen consoles has been potential changes to DRM...

By R. Lawler,   05.21.13
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05.16.13
EA to end Online Pass program, cites player disapproval
05.16.13

EA to end Online Pass program, cites player disapproval

Remember EA's Online Pass program? If you've ever purchased one of the company's games used, it pr...

By S. Buckley,   05.16.13
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02.21.13
Used games will function on PlayStation 4, but there's a mysterious caveat
02.21.13

Used games will function on PlayStation 4, but there's a mysterious caveat

Sony head of Worldwide Studios Shuhei Yoshida is a gregarious, smart, talkative interviewee. And t...

By B. Gilbert,   02.21.13
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