I did not find a thread for this but I think this is very interesting. The modnation Racers game on the PSP will be the first game that will be limited when you buy it used.
You have to register your game online and use a certain code to unlock the multiplayer, which is probably the best mode for this game. This code can only be used ONCE. So you played your game for two weeks, tried the multiplayer (PSN stuff) and used the code for it, but did not get into the game and you decide to sell it. The guy buying the game has to go to the PSN store and BUY a new code to unlock the multiplayer for $10.
This will be the frst Sony game to have this feature. It is VERY likely that future games will have a similar feature. So watch out when you buy a Sony game used.
The idea come from EA originally but I don't know which games use this stuff already. THQ decided to do the same, but their multiplayer code is "just" $5.
What do you think about this development?
There once was a great sig here, but it got killed.
A moment of silence would be appreciated.