You can choose the option, "start game now", so then you can play the game and skip the additional download crap.If you think as games as pieces of art you wouldn't let it depend on digital infrastructure, you know that will eventually fail.
It started a long time ago with activation servers. Now I have useless original disc that can only be used with a no-cd crack.
Today I have Switch cardridges that need an additional download to play, same story over again.
I wondered why he kept showing games that predated this whole online only gaming this (or games as a service, if you must), but it turned out if wasn't just a response to the original video, he briefly mentioned that before dismissing it saying courts won't go for that before presenting his own idea of copyright limits, which at this point would mean anything he shows would be out of copyright if his plan came to fruition. As such, he's kind of muddying the waters - I've not noticed a copyright problem given the internet pretty much gives you access to copyrighted materials just fine. And we've already seen how Nintendo made use of the game preservers to gain access to something that they then effectively re-copyrighted and sold, because they could.A Lawyer's Response: