Cliffy B. Strikes Again: "Sony Did Not Win E3!!"

Oh boy, here we go again.

Cliff Bleszinski is at it again.

Last week many of you might recall how I covered a story how Cliffy B. Was claiming that the PS4 is doomed to fail due to the used-games policy.

"You cannot have game and marketing budgets this high while also having used and rental games existing. The numbers do not work people," 

Well he continued to go on and say...

"I'd bet Sony has some similar stuff up their sleeves they're just playing on the internet outrage for free PR. You're all being played!"

I do kind of agree with Cliff. To a degree Sony is playing on the negative PR Microsoft is getting from the gamers to become very popular, but one thing that he needs to realize is that a lot of people live on a budget, they cannot always afford to buy the latest video game that has just been released so stop condemning Sony for approaching the used-games policy differently than Microsoft.

The key differences between the Xbox One and Playstation 4 is that the Xbox One requires you to jump through so many hoops and meet certain requirements in order for you to actually play the console. Playstation 4 doesn't require players to jump through those same hoops, but you still may need to jump through a hoop or two in order to play a certain game a certain way.

Say for instance that Bungie's Destiny requires DRM, it can only be played on your account and your account alone, Sony will allow that DRM system so that their customers can play that certain game. Sony won't ban Destiny from the PS4 because it requires DRM, they'll still sell it on the PS4.

Sony will not let one multi-platform  game slip past them because the publisher wants DRM on the game.

However Cliffy B.  and people like him need to realize.

You cannot privatize console gaming for those who can afford to play games and can afford to meet your demands of how to play your system and play games for your system. It doesn't work that way.

You cannot blame the used games industry as being the fault of developers losing money, there are many reason why people either buy your game used or don't buy your game at all.

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