bjornk Posted August 12, 2018 Share Posted August 12, 2018 (edited) Quote You can legally resell your personal games in the US under the First Sale Doctrine, which allows resales of copyrighted media like discs so long as you don't modify them in any substantial way. However, Bethesda doesn't think that applies if the shrink wrap is still present -- the publisher recently threatened to sue gamer Ryan Hupp for listing an unopened PS4 copy of The Evil Within 2 on Amazon Marketplace when he realized he didn't need that version of the game. As Hupp explained to Polygon, Bethesda's law firm viewed the listing as "unlawful" because he was not only unauthorized to resell new copies, but had rendered the game "materially different" by not including the original warranty. https://www.engadget.com/2018/08/11/bethesda-threatens-lawsuit-over-sale-of-secondhand-game/ https://www.pcgamer.com/bethesda-blocks-resale-of-second-hand-still-sealed-the-evil-within-2-copy/ As always, good job Bethesda! Spoiler and Hines pathetically defends this as usual... https://www.eurogamer.net/articles/2018-08-11-pete-hines-defends-bethesdas-legal-threat-on-amazon-marketplace-game-seller Edited August 12, 2018 by bjornk 2 Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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