If you’re playing a pre-owned copy of THQ's upcoming shooter Homefront, you’ll have to pay an additional $10 for an 'online pass' in order to gain access to the game's entire suite of multiplayer functions. Used buyers and renters will have limited access, meaning they'll only be able to progress to level 5 of 75. The single-player portion of the game will remain unchanged.
THQ is spinning Homefront's and their recently released UFC 2010's inclusion of the 'online pass' as a feature. You see, players who buy new copies will get the code for free as a ‘bonus.’
[Source Shack News]
Jan 6, 2011
Nearly 50% of GameStop’s profits come from pre-owned sales
Three-month trading report shows record sales of $1.9 billion for videogame retailer
Kotick shoots down EA’s online pass
Online pass system not in the best interest of gamers, reasons Activision CEO
Log in using Facebook to share comments, games, status update and other activity easily with your Facebook feed.