So, in sum, faster release cycles because users are dumb.
Is the game available from GOG.com? Or is it freeware? Avoid it as it will have some form of DRM on it.
What? That limits you and ISN'T what you do? Well now, so there are some DRMs that you are fine with....either that or you are a moron prone to hyperbole.
go back and try again.
The reason they charge it is because they CAN charge it. It is called the Apple tax on top of the Better Beaches'n'beer tax.
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Seriously, the ONLY difference with putting it in the cloud and setting up a server in your own home to do this is the RIAA et al see this one and want their Free Lunch.