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SSX Online Pass Not A Merciless Extortion Ploy
Full functionality will still be available to pre-owned buyers of SSX.
Our readers probably know by this point that we are not the biggest fans of Online Passes. Most recently, we reported that Kingdoms of Amalur: Reckoning will feature an Online Pass that locks away purely single player content, negating the already flimsy reasoning for the existence of such a system. Those monitoring the issue of Online Passes are also aware of the Arkham City Catwoman debacle , one of the finest examples of ludicrous Online Passes. When word came down the grapevine that EA Sports' SSX would also utilize an Online Pass, we were deeply concerned.