CNET: Sony Won't Block Used Games Says Analyst

by Ned Sherman 0

Yesterday we published a report questioning whether Sony, which recently revealed technology patents which could allow for the blocking of used games, will attempt to block users of the Playstation 4 from playing used games on the system. Today CNET published a report citing Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter as disputing such claims.

Yesterday we published a report questioning whether Sony, which recently revealed technology patents which could allow for the blocking of used games, will attempt to block users of the Playstation 4 from playing used games on the system. Today CNET published a report citing Wedbush analyst Michael Pachter as disputing such claims, saying in a note to investors that any claim that Sony would try to block used games on its next console fails to realize that the company “benefits little from a unilateral decision to block games.”  NOTE: Pachter, a leading industry analyst, is a speaker at DMW’s Games Summit at CES next week. Read more.

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