We have seen music industry growing strong in terms of sales through the digital medium, courtesy few popular online music selling stores like Itunes, Amazon and more, we no more imagine ourselves buying a mp3 cd from a store, or a audio cassate or a vinyl tape record. Gaming industry is also heading towards the digital distribution of its content, steam is gaining a strong ground in this field and is proving a good success, Watchmen – The end is Nigh game is going to be distributed to consoles via their online services, which is another emerging trend to watch out for.
Obviously the gaming studious can earn more bucks by cutting down on distribution costs and gamer’s can hope to get hands on their favourite games early and do not have to wait for the game to be shipped, in some ways it could help curb piracy of games as well, at least on consoles.
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