Returning to his classic video game shop Neo Japan Games in the weeks after Hurricane Maria, Jerry Robles thought business would be quiet. But he opened his doors just south of San Juan to find more customers than usual crowding around to look at old game cartridges and classic consoles.
There's been some fuss about how used games work on the Xbox One—do we have to pay a fee to Microsoft to play them? Is Microsoft killing used games dead? Supposedly, no. Polygon is reporting that the Xbox One will NOT require gamers to pay a fee to reactivate an Xbox One used game.
Best Buy is rolling out a nationwide games trade-in program, starting this weekend. Customers who sell used games from among "more than 100 popular titles" (not yet disclosed) will receive an instant gift card to use in the store. [Best Buy]
Well, this doesn't seem quite right. Apparently, retail copies of SOCOM US Navy SEALs: Fireteam Bravo 3 come with a code that's needed to unlock online play. Bought it used? A new code will be $20, please.