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Aug 8, 2022

With the recent report that almost 80% of games purchased on PS4 & PS5 are digital, on top of recent reports of games being delisted, it's caused some concern about the future of digital in gaming spheres. This week, we discuss the pros and cons of both digital and physical, the fear of a future where we own nothing, and why Twitter is a weird, weird place.

Time Stamps

  • 0:00 Intro
  • 2:07 Housekeeping
  • 4:54 What We're Playing
  • 32:20 News Round Up
  • 46:00 Topic
  • 1:30:10 Recos/Closing

News

  • The next Tomb Raider could have Lara Croft ‘leading a team of tomb raiders’... and be lesbian (https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/the-next-tomb-raider-could-have-lara-croft-leading-a-team-of-tomb-raiders/)
  • Listen to the Sacred Symbols Clip Here (https://youtu.be/uq4owTrd5ms?t=1756)
  • Sony refuses to be drawn on whether it could raise the price of PS5 (https://www.videogameschronicle.com/news/sony-refuses-to-be-drawn-on-whether-it-could-raise-the-price-of-ps5/)

Relevant Reads

  • Nearly 80% of All PS5, PS4 Games Are Bought Digitally (https://www.pushsquare.com/news/2022/07/nearly-80percent-of-all-ps5-ps4-games-are-bought-digitally)
  • Nintendo’s Mastery of Physical Game Sales Hides Limited Digital Growth (https://www.nintendolife.com/features/talking-point-nintendos-mastery-of-physical-game-sales-hides-limited-digital-growth)
  • Welcome To 2030: I Own Nothing, Have No Privacy And Life Has Never Been Better (https://www.forbes.com/sites/worldeconomicforum/2016/11/10/shopping-i-cant-really-remember-what-that-is-or-how-differently-well-live-in-2030/?sh=1fdc866a1735)
  • Jump Force is Getting Delisted Today, Available at Big Discount for Limited Time (https://gamerant.com/jump-force-delisted-shutting-down/)
  • Why your digital games collection isn’t yours to own (https://www.techradar.com/news/the-double-edge-of-digital-games-and-changing-ownership)
  • Delisted Metal Gear games will return to digital stores “soon” (https://www.trueachievements.com/n50355/metal-gear-solid-games-relisted)

Recos!

  • Speed Limit (PC, Xbox, Switch, PS)
  • Good Burger
  • Gunpla!

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