Physical or Digital?

Hideo Kojima Is Worried About A Future Without Physical Media

Metal Gear Solid and Death Stranding creator/director Hideo Kojima has voiced his concerns about a future without physical media. The developer took to Twitter about what the future may hold in a world where digital media is forever on the increase.

Admittedly, especially being physically disabled, I appreciate the convenience of digital media. However, as a collector and someone that likes to feel the pages of a book, I will always prefer physical over digital.

Could we have a world without physical media?

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Eventually, even digital data will no longer be owned by individuals on their own initiative,” wrote the developer. “Whenever there is a major change or accident in the world, in a country, in a government, in an idea, in a trend, access to it may suddenly be cut off.

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In a follow-up tweet, Kojima elaborated: “We will not be able to freely access the movies, books, and music that we have loved. I would be a have-not. That’s what I’m afraid of. This is not greed.

Physical or Digital?

I can see both sides of the argument between physical and digital. However, let us know if you agree with Hideo Kojima across our social media channels.

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Featured Image Credit: Kojima Productions (Instagram)