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The ‘Netflix of gaming’ is coming, and video game makers are worried that their business could meet the same fate as music and movies (MSFT, SNE, GOOGL)

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  • Like movies, TV, and music before it, the video game industry is currently going through a paradigm shift toward subscription services.
  • Microsoft’s Game Pass and Apple Arcade are leading the charge, but they’re just the tip of the iceberg.
  • The shift has been majorly beneficial to video game fans, who have more ways than ever to play great games.
  • But game makers speaking with Business Insider tell a different story: “What happened with the other industries is big checks were written for a while until the platforms didn’t need the content creators anymore,” one game publishing executive said. “This check might feel good read more >>>

    Source:: BusinessInsider.Com