Entries in 'pre-owned' (221)
Sony has confirmed that PlayStation 4 will not prevent consumers from playing second-hand games, silencing the rumours once and for all.
Global games retailer GameStop has been lobbying platform holder Microsoft to try and persuade it to abandon its rumoured plans to block pre-owned software on the Next Xbox.
EA on the fence about pre-owned; Next-gen not backwards compatible; Market will never be 100% digital
Publisher EA has admitted that it would in some ways like to see an end to pre-owned games, but has also admitted that the market could suffer were they to ...
Retailer GameStop has warned Microsoft that any move to block the use of pre-owned software on the console would hurt the machine’s chances.
Could we about to see the death of the pre-owned software market?
US second-hand digital music marketplace ReDigi is preparing to launch in Europe and expand into areas including ebooks and video games.
Global games retailer GameStop has fared better than the overall games market by posting a sales drop of just 4.6 per cent for the nine weeks ending December 29th ...
Claims are circulating that pre-owned Wii U consoles are able to access digital content purchased by the machine’s previous owner.
Shares in global video games retailer GameStop fell seven per cent on news that Sony may be moving to block pre-owned games on the PS4.
Could physical retail about to be dealt a fatal blow?
Assassin’s Creed III hits the UK tonight and Blockbuster will be selling it for 99p as part of a new trade-in deal.
Publishers rejoice! HMV says it will give new games a chance to sell before introducing pre-owned copies.
Consumers' ability to trade-in games at GameStop contributes $1.8bn to the US games industry every year, the retailer has claimed.
Digital download retailers have called in the lawyers following a shock EU decision that could legitimise second-hand sales in the download space.
Steam will not introduce any functionality to allow gamers to sell on products they buy digitally, it has said.
Publisher’s hopes of illegalising the sale of pre-owned software have been dashed after the European Court of Justice ruled that the practice is legitimate.
The combined sales of the used, rental, digital and social games markets was worth £798m across the UK, France and Germany, says a new NPD report.
Nintendo has seemingly confirmed that the Wii U will not block pre-owned software.
Industry insight or wishful thinking? Global games retail giant GameStop believes that the PS4 and Xbox 720 won’t incorporate pre-owned blocking technology.
In the sixth of a series of features answering the biggest questions about the industry's future, Christopher Dring explains why publishers must work with – not against – the trade-in ...
British gamers spent nearly £100m on pre-owned software during Q4 2011.
Before March this year, GAME and Gamestation were by far the UK’s biggest pre-owned game retailers.
Online only UK retailer GameStop has slashed the price of pre-owned consoles on its website.
Sony Computer Entertainment America CEO Jack Tretton has admitted that he personally does not support the idea of potentially blocking the use of pre-owned games on next-gen consoles.
Specialist games retailers cannot survive without second-hand, says Blockbuster.