Posts Tagged ‘onlinepass’


EA’s Online Pass stance unchanged by Xbox One policy reversal

EA’s Online Pass stance unchanged by Xbox One policy reversal
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Jun 20, 2013 / 4 comment(s)

Last month EA announced that it would be doing away with its controversial Online Pass system which required gamers to…


Report: EA offering select Online Passes for free on Xbox LIVE [Update]

Report: EA offering select Online Passes for free on Xbox LIVE [Update]
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / May 30, 2013 / 10 comment(s)

[Update] EA has confirmed that it will be removing all current Online Pass restrictions from its current games, across all…


SCE offering free Warhawk PSone with Starhawk Online Pass

SCE offering free Warhawk PSone with Starhawk Online Pass
News / Written by Tom Morrison / May 9, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

One of the biggest PS3 exclusives to launch in a long while – Starhawk – was released yesterday in the…


SSX’s Online Pass is a breath of fresh air

SSX’s Online Pass is a breath of fresh air
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Jan 31, 2012 / 0 comment(s)

Over the last couple of years we’ve grown accustomed to seeing console titles with online multiplayer bundled with an Online…


Redeem your PS3 Saints Row: The Third online pass, get Saints Row 2

Redeem your PS3 Saints Row: The Third online pass, get Saints Row 2
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Nov 21, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

Sony Computer Entertainment Europe and THQ have jointly announced that the recently revealed Saints Row: The Third online pass promotion…


Battlefield 3 multiplayer maps detailed with screens as Online Pass is confirmed

Battlefield 3 multiplayer maps detailed with screens as Online Pass is confirmed
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Oct 14, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

[Update] Check out details and screens for the final five Battlefield 3 multiplayer maps over here. [End of Update] DICE…


Driver: San Francisco ditches Uplay Passport

Driver: San Francisco ditches Uplay Passport
News / Written by Tom Morrison / Sep 7, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

If you’re one of those people who shake their head in disapproval when there’s any mention of the ‘online pass’…


Ubisoft to implement its own online pass system, ‘Uplay Passport’

Ubisoft to implement its own online pass system, ‘Uplay Passport’
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Jul 15, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

Following on the heels of EA, THQ, Warner Bros. Interactive, Codemasters and other publishers’ initiatives to encourage consumers to buy…


Report: PSN Pass is real, “network pass program” confirmed for PS3

Report: PSN Pass is real, “network pass program” confirmed for PS3
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Jul 7, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

In a report on consumer site VG247, Sony Computer Entertainment Europe (SCEE) has confirmed the existence of the recently surfaced…


H33rsay: Resistance 3 to require ‘online pass’ for multiplayer, extra features

H33rsay: Resistance 3 to require ‘online pass’ for multiplayer, extra features
News / Written by Oliver Snyders / Jul 6, 2011 / 0 comment(s)

Publishers EA and THQ have both become fairly adept recently at ensuring gamers buy an original retail release of their…