Second Hand Users to be Charged for Online Play by THQ

THQ Charging Second Hand UsersUsers who purchase second hand copies of games published by THQ will be charged for online play.

The first game that will adopt this new rule will ship with codes for access to online features. The game is entitled “UFC Undisputed 2010″.

The players who bought the game second hand will be asked to pay around five dollars in order to be able to play in the “Fight Camp Mode” which will allow up to forty players to train together online.

The company stated that this multiplayer content for the UFC Undisputed 2010 game will be available through a one-time code included with the game when it is purchased. They also added that codes for accessing the content will be available for players who bought the game second hand for an addition five dollars.

EA Sports will also charge pre-owned players around ten dollars for an Online Pass and access to the online and multiplayer features of their games. The French publisher, Ubisoft, has also stated that it has a similar “infrastructure” already in place.

Source: GamesIndustry.Biz

Related posts

OCZ Introduces Summit Series SSDs

OCZ Technology Group, Inc., a worldwide leader in innovative, ultra-high performance and high reliability memory and computer components,  released the highly anticipated Summit Series 2.5" Solid State Drives, tailored to meet the stringent demands of business professionals, enthusiasts, and...

Packard Bell upgrades EasyNote TS notebooks with AMD’s A-Series APUs

Packard Bell also has refreshed its EasyNote TS notebook with the new high-performance AMD's A-Series APUs (accelerated processing units). The new 15.6 inch models comes in Ebony Black, Garnet Red, Moonstone White and Sature Pink, and will be available on 26th June, starting at €499. The...

Two new Intel Atom processor specs listed

Two new Intel Atom processor specs listed

The Intel Atom Bay Trail-T processor family is not something new these days but there’s more to it – Intel has added two new models, whose specs have become officially listed. Here’s what you can expect. The two new models are known as Atom Z3735F and Z3735G and are identical to the already...

Leave a comment