GameStop Stops Selling Digital Game Bundles for Xbox One and PlayStation 4

Sam Mattera, writing for The Motley Fool:

The video game specialty retailer will no longer carry console bundles that offer digital copies of games. Buyers may still get their games, but only in the form of physical discs.

Since the Xbox One and PlayStation debuted nearly two years ago, Microsoft and Sony have periodically offered free games to entice console buyers. Most of these games have come in the form of digital download codes rather than discs. GameStop has sold many of these bundles, but will no longer do so going forward.

The desperation of a business based on obsolete technology. GameStop is where Blockbuster and mass-market record stores were a decade ago.

Tuesday, 15 September 2015