Glossary – P

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Packaged software

This is generally software or media that is sold at stores or on the Internet for use with home video game consoles. Software is sold on DVDs, Blu-ray discs and other media depending on the format of each console.

PC online games

These are games that can be played over the Internet on a PC because they do not require a dedicated game console. Players can play a game along with or against other players via a network of users established by accessing the portal site for that game.


A platform is the environment required to operate game content. Capcom supplies game content for home video game consoles and PCs as well as for cell phones, smartphones and a steadily increasing number of other devices.


A conventional generic name(or common name) used to refer to mobile content service(or mobile phone content service). It refers to a business model designed as a pay-service for a single content or other services, or a fixed monthly rate membership service for game content.


A company or organization that develops and sells game content