Q-Games Developer Comments on PSN Game Sharing for PS3
Update: It appears Dylan Cuthbert is not alone on his stance towards PSN gamesharing, as David Jaffe also recently [Register or Login to view links] his thoughts against it.
Recently it was reported that the PSN European Terms of Service only allowed three activations, which was quickly corrected by SCEE's MusterBuster stating it was a typo and five activations are still allowed on the PS3.
During that time Dylan Cuthbert (developer of the upcoming PixelJunk Shooter) of Q-Games commented on PSN game sharing via [Register or Login to view links], to quote:
"Good news, 3 is plenty!"
When someone asked what will happen to the limit if his PlayStation 3 broke down, he responded with the following:
"If you had a lot of hardware failures Sony are actually quite receptive to resetting the count (if you ask them nicely)."
Finally, he added the following statement in regards to game sharing:
"Running on 3 accounts should be enough for anyone really, and re-downloading is unlimited - the 24hr lockout is fairest tho."
Finally, for those who didn't know: Sony's Playstation Network allows "game sharing," which is a method where you can download the same content you bought from the PlayStation Store on one PlayStation 3 to another by activating your PlayStation Network account on the other system.