GameStop Faces Action Over Deceptive Used Sales

Law360, New York (March 7, 2011, 7:50 PM EST) -- GameStop Corp. was slapped with a proposed class action last week over what several California consumers described as the video game retailer's fraudulent and deceptive used sales practices.

In a complaint filed March 1 in the U.S. District Court for the Northern District of California, the plaintiffs claimed GameStop knowingly neglected to warn customers that any free additional content advertised on a game's packaging was typically no longer available when they bought the game used.

The extras, referred to as downloadable content, are usually locked behind...
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