• @Lifecoach5000
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    62 months ago

    Well I guess I am just wondering how more rentals from a video store would benefit the developers financially? I mean I’m sure I could research but surely game studios didn’t get any kind of percentage from the rental places based on how many times a title was rented right?

    • @[email protected]
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      92 months ago

      They didn’t want you to rent it multiple times. They wanted you to rent it once, be unable to beat it, but be intrigued enough that you purchased the game from a store. If you could play and beat a game in a single rental, there was little incentive to buy it (so the developers thought, and I imagine had some data to back it up).

    • NaibofTabr
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      42 months ago

      More rentals = more demand = more copies purchased by rental stores (I can’t rent you the game you want if someone else has it right now).