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15 November 2017, 12:37 | Lucia Cruz
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While the company didn't go into details about what those "program limitations" are, the sources say it could be due to an antiquated company computer network that isn't able to handle the program effectively.
"For those guests who have already purchased the service, we will allow them to bring the pass, and video game they have checked-out, back to receive a full refund", the GameStop representative added. Under its six-month terms, the program would allow customers to take any used game from a local store's catalogue, play it as long as they wished and exchange it for another until the subscription expired.
The program, as it was originally revealed, works like this: For $60 you get a 6-month rental subscription that allows you to visit any GameStop store and "rent" one of the used games in stock.
Originally, GameStop planned to launch the PowerPass subscription on November 19, right in time for the holiday season.
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GameStop's game subscription service is here, aaaand it's gone. "We feel this is the right thing to do for now to ensure we are able to provide our guests an exception service". Although GameStop didn't get into specifics, it did confirm that it has made a decision to delay the introduction of the program - for now.
GameStop's entrance into the game-rental market comes amid the company's continued financial difficulties. Whatever the problem, it was enough to suspend the program indefinitely.
Regardless, it's worth noting that, according to Kotaku, GameStop employees have simply been instructed to remove PowerPass advertising from the front of their stores and place it in the back for safekeeping. It is unclear when the program will return to GameStop for the public, if ever.
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