Sony Confirms PlayStation 4 Will Play Secondhand Games

Sony Worldwide Studios president Shuhei Yoshida dismissed earlier reports that PlayStation 4 would block pre-owned games.

"That's the general expectation by consumers," he pondered. "They purchase physical form, they want to use it everywhere, right? So that's my expectation."

Sony has filed a patent for techniques to block pre-owned games using RFID tags. After PlayStation 4’s official announcement, sources inside the company hinted that Sony intends to use that patent, but not with PS4.

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At the end of the day sony is

At the end of the day sony is going to block second hand games. this year or next year it dosnt really matter they have the patent so they will use it. They might say no they wont at the moment to hype the ps4 but in the end sony will block second hand games.

well if you can tell me what

well if you can tell me what else sony could possibly use this patent for except ps4 then ill believe it .. fact ps3 is dead has far has introducing anything new now and its not like sony can use this on there smart phones ... i know perhaps they use it on ps vita to make it even more not worth buying :))))

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