This should be illegal, companies should be forced to open-source games (or at least provide the code to people who bought it) if they decide to discontinue it, so people can preserve it on their own.

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    Aye, but forcing them to put a clear “We support this until this date” label will make that a mandated part of their marketed.

    That or, you know, force companies to release server software when they sunset support for their product. That would also be nice.

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      • @UFO64
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        Which is why we need meaningful consumer protections around this. Something with teeth to force publishers to back these sorts of things.

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            I feel like lack of ownership of more and more things in our lives is a sign of problems. Sure, this is just a silly game. But this kind of shit is already hitting cars.

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