Starting April 4, Origin customers will no longer have the option to buy physical game discs as the service goes all digital.
GameFly announces acquisition of Direct2Drive PC game digital distribution service from IGN.
Downloadable games are the future, with convenience being the key. However, some publishers are getting in the way of this, either through byzantine requirements or missing sales opportunities. We look at the top 10 ways publishers can keep users happy.
How do they expect to make money? By adding a paid tier that offers more services.
Video game stalwart EA is looking at PC games and digital distribution for future revenues. Can a console-oriented developer like EA make the switch?
Robb McDaniels talks about managing digital distribution for independent artists such as Dolly Parton, Crystal Method, and Snoop Dogg as well as for big labels like Universal Music Group.
A panelist of film industry and digital video representatives at the South by Southwest Interactive Festival agreed that digital film distribution isn't a cash cow. But they didn't agree on the best strategy for working toward that end.
RouteNote, an up-and-coming competitor for digital distribution for artists, does the math on its blog and acknowledges that it won't always win. A refreshing change.
Company already has the dominant PC gaming platform. This approach will further cement games into the Windows user base.
Video game distribution is changing. Experts say that the industry needs to stay flexible and aware.