NORTH LAS VEGAS, NV - NOVEMBER 05: Store manager Brandon Khan (R) sells copies of "Call of Duty: Ghosts" during a launch event for the highly anticipated video game at a GameStop Corp. store on November 5, 2013 in North Las Vegas, Nevada. Video game publisher Activision released the 10th installment in the "Call of Duty" franchise at midnight. (Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images)
Sony has confirmed they will no longer allow brick and mortar stores like GameStop to sell digital download codes for their games. They will still allow sales of virtual currency, DLC, Add-ons, season passes, and of course the physical version of the game in stores.