Electronic Arts incents gamers to buy new, not used games

Used games have been a curse for game publishers, generating huge revenues for retailers but nothing for those who create or publish games.

To change that, Electronic Arts will launch a new one-time registration program next month to enhance the sales of new games, while offering the pass with used games for $10. The move is designed to offer additional downloadable content to members that sign up with the purchase of a new game in the form of exclusive content and tournament play. EA plans on unveiling the Pass with Tiger Woods PGA Tour 11, and will subsequently release the Pass for all EA sports titles.  See Industry Gamers for more.

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