All you can eat gaming, access countless titles as long as you pay your monthly or yearly fee. Stop paying and it all disappears in a blink of an eye.
How do you like this Netflix scenario? It's certainly a successful model, but nothing tangible remains for you to cherish in the future.
Yet it allows gamers, developers and platform holders to meet in the most convenient, relatively cheap way.
I personally can't say I dislike it, but the feeling of dusting off and play an old game from the shelves, or even digitally (drm-free), makes me stick to the dear, old way.