- Dec 17, 2013
This is rather unusual.
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- A few days ago, a French court ruled that Valve had to allow gamers to resell their digital purchases on Steam.
- This is similar to what Microsoft proposed with an always-online Xbox One in 2013.
- It seems like there's an anti-France campaign in the works criticizing the ruling.
- No one is discussing its pro-consumer implications at the moment.
On September 17, a French court said that Valve needed to let its consumers resell their digital games in the country. This concept was initially proposed by Microsoft when the Xbox One was revealed in 2013, but curiously enough, faced intense backlash from gamers and brick-and-mortar retailers.
Full story from the WindowsCentral blog...