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Virtual Legality Episode 183

Subscription Gaming - Fears of the Future

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"The Netflix of Gaming is coming" Business Insider proclaims, with a heaping helping of doom and gloom from anonymous sources.

Why is the model shifting?

What changes do Game Pass, Apple Arcade, Stadia and more bring to the industry?

And how do stagnancy and fear of change present the greatest risk of all?

Fear is the mind-killer...in Virtual Legality.

#Xbox #GamePass #Subscriptions


Discussed in this episode:

"The ‘Netflix of gaming’ is coming, and video game makers are worried that their business could meet the same fate as music and movies"
Business Insider - February 25, 2020 - Ben Gilbert
https://www.businessinsider.com/video-game-subscription-services-developer-concerns-microsoft-apple-netflix-2020-2

"Smart Delivery: Xbox's Bid to End the Console War (Virtual Legality #179)"
YouTube Video - February 24, 2020 - Hoeg Law
https://youtu.be/4t5Sq3Yh5AA

"Netflix just spent $200 million for ‘Game of Thrones’ creators, but the cost could be greater"
CNBC - August 9, 2019 - Sarah Whitten
https://www.cnbc.com/2019/08/09/netflix-just-spent-200-million-for-game-of-thrones-creators.html

"The music industry was left for dead a few years ago. Now it's booming again"
CNN Business - February 28, 2020 - Frank Pallotta
https://www.cnn.com/2020/02/28/media/music-industry-streaming/index.html


"Virtual Legality" is a continuing series discussing the law, video games, software, and everything digital, hosted by Richard Hoeg, of the Hoeg Law Business Law Firm (Hoeg Law).

CHECK OUT THE REST OF THE SERIES HERE:
https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PL1zDCgJzZUy9YAU61GoW-00K0TJOGnPCo

DISCUSSION IS PROVIDED FOR INFORMATIONAL PURPOSES ONLY AND IS NOT TO BE CONSTRUED AS LEGAL ADVICE. INDIVIDUALS INTERESTED IN THE LEGAL TOPICS DISCUSSED IN THIS VIDEO SHOULD CONSULT WITH THEIR OWN COUNSEL.


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