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Old 05-03-2012, 08:17 AM   #21
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How does a big company like EA make that kind of error? Was it a really a mistake? Or did they simply fail to predict the backlash they would get from doing that and decide to reverse their decision?

Regardless, I wonder if you remove this game from your device, will you be able to re-install after May 31? Also, what if you decided to delve into the IAP (In App Purchases) and grab additional songs at close to $1 a pop? Will you still be able to access/re-download those?

This is why I hate IAP on these games, and games that are "free", but where you pay to unlock the full version. That is pretty much a guarantee that you will lose the full game at some point in the future.
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Old 05-04-2012, 08:31 AM   #22
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Originally Posted by donkeydrop View Post
Update: the message was an "error" and all previous statements are no longer operative. In other words some dope at EA got confused; they probably can't sell the game any more since the music license is expiring,but there's no legal reason why you can't continue to play your previously purchased game.
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Nerd rage subsides with a whimper
No error, just EA doing some major damage control.

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