EA Games reports $10-15 million in online pass revenue

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EA Games reports $10-15 million in online pass revenue.

[newsimage]http://static.rankone.nl/images_posts/2011/09/2epRxy.jpg[/newsimage]If you're a die-hard sports game fan (or just like anything EA games publishes) then you already know about the new "online pass" feature that EA started placing on their games since last May 2010. Much to the dismay of most gamers, the online pass was meant to stamp out the revenue that EA games was losing when consumers purchased used games.


Read the full article here: [http://www.myce.com/news/ea-games-reports-10-15-million-in-online-pass-revenue-51464/](http://www.myce.com/news/ea-games-reports-10-15-million-in-online-pass-revenue-51464/)


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I think the argument that they need to charge for online passes to pay for online services is absurd and BS. They get revenue from the sale of the new game, when the original owner sells it or trades it in, they’re obviously no longer using “server space” for that game, another person is, so their justification for gouging used game buyers and renters is BS. Just another money grab IMO. #lame


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So true Blu-rayFreak…Server space fees have already been collected…