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Re: Why would they do that?
Date: 3/31/14 1:15 am
In Response To: Re: Why would they do that? (RC Master)

: Well if it's a licensing issue then it's likely the dumb decision has already
: been made. I mean, seriously, why would they even have a license that
: expires on something they're providing a re-download service for?

: It might have been cheaper at the time for Activision but it's incredibly
: short sighted by both parties. These things should sorted absolutely and
: not have a ticking clock associated with them.

: Bleh.

Harmonix (GH1, GH2, and the Rock Band Series) expanded on that once - they'd love to sign long contracts. But they standardize themselves on 5 year terms, because none of the music companies want to hand out super-long licenses.

Messages In This Thread

You have two days left to download Mjolnir MixFyreWulff3/29/14 1:30 am
     Why would they do that?RC Master3/29/14 9:30 am
           Re: Why would they do that?FyreWulff3/29/14 9:57 am
                 Re: Why would they do that?RC Master3/29/14 5:55 pm
                       Re: Why would they do that?pete_the_duck3/29/14 6:26 pm
                             You mean other than Origin? *NM*Nikko B2013/29/14 8:20 pm
                             Re: Why would they do that?RC Master3/30/14 3:52 pm
                                   Re: Why would they do that?FyreWulff3/31/14 1:15 am
                             Eh? What does Titanfall license?kornman003/30/14 6:20 pm
                                   Re: Eh? What does Titanfall license?Nikko B2013/30/14 7:56 pm
                                   Re: Eh? What does Titanfall license?pete_the_duck3/30/14 9:07 pm
     Update - it's goneFyreWulff3/31/14 1:16 am
           Re: Update - it's goneMorpheus3/31/14 5:24 pm

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