The work of American libraries and museums includes the preservation of obsolete video games. The US library system even considers the idea of preserving multi-user role-playing games (MMOs).
The US Copyright Office announced that it recommends extending the “DMCA exemption law”, thus allowing museums and libraries to continue to maintain obsolete “non-working” games, whose support is terminated by the developers . Moreover, now it is even possible to hack the console, if it is necessary to use these games. The “Law on Release” has been in effect for 2 years and can be renewed every 3 years.
The USCO management reported that after reviewing the appeals received by the public, it did not encounter any noticeable opposition from the opponents. According to his representatives, many workers of the archives insisted on the extension of the “Law on Liberation”. In addition, in response to growing demand, USCO is seeking opportunities to increase the amount of digital entertainment in museums.
If there is still a situation where the Electronic Software Association blocks the game due to confidentiality reasons, its renewal upon request will be allowed, and the children will be able to continue playing their old favorite games.