For $60 (which covered six months of the service), players could check out pre-owned GameStop games indefinitely.
All the way back in September, GameStop announced its PowerPass program. Customers who already bought the subscription will need to return their game and their pass to get a full refund.
The company hasn't offered an explanation as to why its made a decision to halt the program, instead citing "program limitations" that necessitated the abrupt stop. They've been told to store the material in their backrooms until further notice. "We feel this is the right thing to do for now to ensure we are able to provide our guests an exceptional service", a GameStop spokesperson said.
In a likely attempt to stem the tide of game downloads, GameStop has devoted more and more floor space in each store to physical geek culture goods like Funko Pop figurines and T-shirts.
Qualcomm turns down Broadcom's $130B acquisition bid Overall, Broadcom's bid is a very ambitious attempt to grow its share of the market for components that go into mobile phones. Despite that, it seems that Broadcom's offer wasn't enough for Qualcomm's board of directors.
Kotaku is reporting that GameStop is "temporarily pausing" the PowerPass program. Why? At the end of the six months, customers would be allowed to keep one of the games they had rented during that timespan.
With the ever-increasing rise in digital gaming, GameStop's PowerPass program could be an important pillar of the store's business.
Originally, GameStop planned to launch the PowerPass subscription on November 19, right in time for the holiday season.
What about anyone who already signed up for PowerPass during the soft-launch? Employee speculation centers around GameStop's antiquated point-of-sale system, and specifically that it isn't equipped to handle the mechanics of a game rental service. There's no timing yet for the rental program's return, but it doesn't sound like GameStop has any intention of making the temporary hold more permanent.
The men were also threatened with "arrest and prosecution" if they remained at the site after fencing was demolished. I think it's clear that we don't think what's happening there is acceptable, that's why the offer is there".
There were 40 hate crimes reported in the state previous year , the highest number of bias-related incidents since 2010. The latest statistics are based on voluntary reporting from almost 16,000 United States law enforcement agencies.
Greg Robinson, who started the first six games of the season at left tackle, was waived-injured on Friday with an ankle injury . Kizer was having his best game of the season before suffering a rib injury that forced him to the locker room.
The US singer-songwriter, 27, will kick off the North American gigs with a show in Arizona on May 8, 2018. Tickets for the North American leg of the tour will go on sale to the general public on December 13.
According to a new report , Nintendo is thinking about developing a Mario movie in collaboration with Illumination Entertainment . The report also reveals that, after negotiating for almost a year, the parties are close to reaching a deal with Nintendo.
Traffic backs up outside Rancho Tehama , Calif., after multiple people were killed in a shooting Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017. The shooter was armed with a semi-automatic rifle and two handguns, Assistant Sheriff Phil Johnston told local media.
Yesterday, Swift kept the momentum going, performing on Saturday Night Live for the first time in almost a decade. One of these performed songs was the leading " Call It What You Want " and the most wonderful " Ready for It ".
Chinese President Xi Jinping used the same forum to stress multilateralism and said globalisation was an irreversible trend. Trade ministers say they have reached a basic agreement on a Pacific Rim trade pact without the United States.
Before the 2017 season, Jones had led Tennessee to two nine-win seasons during the 2015 and 2016 season, respectively. I know Coach Jones will be successful moving forward, and we wish him all the best in his future endeavors.
After the entertainment industry and the media, accusations of harassment and sexual assault are gaining the world of sports. In 2004, he argued that the popularity of the women's game could be boosted if the players wore tighter shorts .
Kim Kardashian throws a baby shower
Although Kim's hubby Kanye West and her biggest fan Jennifer Lawrence were nowhere to be seen, it was still an event to remember. Kardashian West shared that she gave guests crystals and upcoming perfumes from her beauty line, KKW Beauty , as party favors .
Xbox One X Sells 80000 In The First Week In The UK
Microsoft has announced its Black Friday sale and, if you've been waiting to pick up an Xbox One S console, this one's for you. Save up to $329 on new Surface bundles: $329 off the Surface Pro i5 256GB and $229 off the Surface Pro i5 128GB .
Venus and Jupiter conjunction to be visible in dawn sky
This will be the closest distance from the two planets throughout the year, an astronomical event known as a conjunction . On Monday, just before the sun rises, you have a chance to witness the most enthralling celestial event of 2017.
SNL's Sessions: Roy Moore a Little 'Too Alabama'
Pence reminds Moore that the girl accusing him was 14 years old, and that he needs to "do the right thing". Mike Lee in withdrawing support for Moore amid allegations of decades-old sexual advances on girls.
Carrie Underwood breaks her wrist in fall at home
However, she didn't suffer any life-threatening injuries just multiple injuries including cuts, abrasions, and a broken wrist. Her injury comes just days after she hosted the CMA Awards with Brad Paisley for a tenth consecutive year.
China, Vietnam leaders reach South China Sea consensus
Since Trump took office, priorities in the region lie elsewhere, with USA focus largely on containing the North Korean threat. Trump said in Vietnam on November 12 before leaving to attend a summit of Asian leaders in the Philippines.