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Maybe the more relevant question is: After receiving customer feedback over the past year, we've made improvements to simplify our digital PC game purchase and download process," GameStop director of merchandising Alan Walters said in a statement.
GameStop has re-launched its PC digital distribution service as part of a wider move that should make buying downloadable PC games from the company an easier experience. Got a gamesrop tip or want to contact us directly? You are now subscribed. Want the latest gaming news as it breaks?
You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Is having a used market for physical games worth putting up with GameStop?
GameStop Seeks a Buyer, in Deal That Could Reshape Console Gaming - ExtremeTech
Other game studios have quoted figures in the 40 percent range. This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page.
Effective immediately, when you buy a digital PC game from GameStop, you'll receive a code to redeem your game through ganestop like Steam, Origin, or Uplay.
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GameStop Seeks a Buyer, in Deal That Could Reshape Console Gaming
GameStop does not intend to make any additional comments regarding these discussions gamestpp and until it is appropriate to do so. You're Good to Go! Its stock price has fallen 32 gzmes in the past 12 months, thanks to difficult competition, the loss of several CEOs in quick succession, and the ongoing transformation of the console business towards digital downloads. Thank you for signing up for gamss newsletter! GameStop's PC download store currently has more than 1, titles available, and running through June 2, the retailer is holding a special promotion where some games are as much as 85 percent off.
One company owning the physical market means GameStop often effectively set prices, even sometimes in online physical game sales. Previously, you needed to download and install GameStop's own client to do so.
And therein lies the rub. GameStop, of course, is not the only place to buy physical copies of games — but it is virtually the only game in town pun intended for used console games.
Post a Comment Comment. Subscribe for the ga,es gaming news. Activision has said that more than 50 percent of console Destiny 2 activations were on digital.
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More than 5, people attended last year's show, and GameStop president Tony Bartel said the company aims to make this year's gajes "even bigger and better. As part of the change, GameStop's ImpulseDrive. There can be no assurance any agreement will result from these discussions. There will also be panels and celebrity signing opportunities, GameStop says. Game publishers would gamesotp doubt love the extra cash that comes along with killing used games altogether, since at least some of those used sales will translate into more new sales — but would this be better for the market?
Statistics show that digital game sales are rising rapidly, and have already tipped over for some titles. This ownership of the used games market has never been a particularly great thing.