Sources: Edge , 
quote: Game developers don't make money anywhere at any other stage then the initial purchase.
quote: Your complaining that the used game has far less value. That's true but it still doesn't prevent you from selling it. This is hardly different in practice from attempting to sell an old version of Madden. No one will want it. Will you sue EA for devaluing older versions of its game thereby killing the resale market?
quote: ...to EXPECT people to make great software and not want to give them a fair financial compensation for the privilege of enjoying it.
quote: You'd have to be a serious skinflint to EXPECT people to make great software and not want to give them a fair financial compensation for the privilege of enjoying it.
quote: I support this situation wholeheartedly. Most software (including games) has always been sold on a licensing basis, its right there in the contract of use if you care to actually read it.