Nokia apologises to N-Gage users, commits to fix

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Nokia N-Gage users will be glad to hear that the Finnishmobile giant is working on solutions to allow transfer of games betweenhandsets, following concern earlier this week that gamers would have to buygames again each time they upgraded their N-Gage handsets.
“We have noticed a number ofmedia stories about N-Gage game transfers and wanted to clarify the issue,”Nokia said in a statement.
“Due to copy protection, N-Gage games, like most mobile games, are linked toone device. As the value of content increases, a robust copy protectionmechanism is essential as it makes it possible for the games industry to investin N-Gage content.
Working on solutions
The statement continues: “Weacknowledge our customers’ concerns and have been working on a solution thatwould allow people to transfer purchased N-Gage games to a new Nokia device.
“We are working with ourNokia Care Centers with an intermediate solution to enable the licensedtransfers of games until a final solution is ready to be deployed.
Apologises profusely
“Weapologise for the confusion around this issue and look forward to delivering anappropriate solution to transfer purchased N-Gage games to new Nokia devices.”
There.What a heart-warming news story to take us into the bank holiday weekend.Company makes a mistake, apologises, commits to fixing the mistake…
Ifonly it was always like this.