I posted this in the "official" PSN Pass thread. But there's a pissing contest going on in there, so it was passed over completely:
I didn't bother sifting through the endless amount of drivel, but one thing that could possibly be overlooked in all this: Gamestop (if you buy your games from there) has been selling EA games, used, for $10 cheaper than usual, to account for the online pass deal.
So, in essence, you're not paying anymore than you would pay if the online pass didn't exist.
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PC's Online > times a million PSN > XBOX Live (Though that's switched if you disregard charging for Live is a god damned joke) > times a thousand PS2's online >>>>> Sega Dreamcast's Online >>>>>>>>>>> 3DS' Online >>>>> Sega Saturn's Online >>>> Wii's Online > DS' Online
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i'd say having my personal information stolen because a company was running their network on dated unpatched/unfirewalled servers (after being warned by security experts about the risks) and then having that same company sit on letting its customers know for a day the worst.. but i guess that's not an option.
i'm just glad i don't have to deal with that kind of shady business stuff on two of my three current gen consoles.
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I think friend codes are worse. (Now that I can afford to) I'd gladly pay for a better online service that you get with the Wii.
Other than the PSN hack, which really annoyed me and I had to go around changing passwords, bank cards and all that hassle. I ended up getting 4 free games out, which for my name/address/DOB is actually quite a bargain!
Plus although the PS store hasn't been great its getting better, and I'm probably in the minority here but recently I have been very happy with my PS3/games/PSN service.
Happy customer :)
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