Originally Posted by Vardant
It's different on the PC thanks to pricing. Games get cheaper more quickly, several games go on a sale every week, etc.
Also, on the PC, it could be sort of justified by piracy, but the sales on consoles get bigger every year.
The reasoning behind console pricing is due to lower sales caused by used game sales... They claim that this would increase revenue for the publisher which in turn could lower pricing... we'll see though.