GameStop is in the works to jump into the game streaming business. As reported back in August, the service is currently in beta and scheduled for a 2012 launch. GameStop VP Mike Mauler has detailed today what they plan to do with the service:
The way this would work starting off is GameStop would put accompanying supplements inside of the case that the consumer could then use to play the game when they're away from their PS3 or Xbox 360. Maybe this is why GameStop was quick to pull the OnLive codes from Deus Ex: Human Revolution copies when Square Enix tried the same thing earlier this year. Perhaps GameStop didn't want this to catch on until they themselves had their streaming service up and running?
GameStop streaming service detailed [Shacknews]
GameStop joins the growing list of retailers screwed by Nintendo's US amiibo rollout
8:00 AM on 02.06.2015