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DonFerrari said:

Published I don't consider because that could be temporary exclusive, local publishing among other circumstance. The important part is the ownership of the IP.

That's what I'm talking about. There are obvious exceptions such as publishing internationally. But If a platform holder publishes a game worldwide, they more than likely had a hand in its development and own the trademarks to it.