.. from my understanding it is instant so charging for stat updates every few hours might be a problem
True, that's a good point you have there. It sounds like we'll have to keep the current pricing structure and use it for ps 1.9, with a different, flat-rate stats pricing for ps 2.0.
It's a good idea for him to license it, forcing companies like us to pay for it. He can get a serious income out of it, actually. Of course in the end it means prices everywhere go up and the consumer pays.