Topic Title: Microsoft reverses Xbox One always-on DRM and used games policy
Topic Summary: (after Play Station did)
Created On: 06/21/2013 12:29 AM
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 06/20/2013 08:55 PM
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Now all they have to do is remove the need for a broadband connection completely as well as slash the price $100 and everyone will be happy.

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 06/20/2013 11:20 PM
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I think they could reduce the price by $100 if they make the kinect optional and not have to be always connected.

For me it's good step from microsoft by removing this restriction, my problem now it's i have to choose which one, PS4 or Xbox one. Last week i'm set to give my money for PS 4, now it seems i have to wait few years before i decide which console i'm gonna get, like i did for this current gen of console.

 

 



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 06/21/2013 12:29 AM
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Quote: Microsoft backtracked Wednesday on its much-derided policy that would have required Xbox One gamers to connect their consoles to the Internet once a day to prevent game piracy.

http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57590134-75/microsoft-pulls-a-180-reverses-xbox-one-always-on-drm-and-used-games-policy/



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 06/21/2013 08:04 AM
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A console is a perfect thing for my summer cottage which doesn't even have a DSL connection. I doubt they understand what a USB 3g thongle is , guess that idea is now flushed down.



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 06/21/2013 11:31 AM
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A 3G dongle with unlimited data? Where are you, Russia? You can't be in the US

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 06/21/2013 05:40 PM
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Estonia actually, northern Europe 50-150mbps broadband/fiber connections in most households and 3g dongles with unlimited bandwidth



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 06/21/2013 07:12 PM
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Aye, that explains it. Here in the US there isn't any such thing as unlimited cellular internet anymore...

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 06/21/2013 09:00 PM
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Aye I do. It's the greedy cell companies who keep it that way too. But it won't be to much longer and I'll have satellite internet.

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 06/21/2013 09:39 PM
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Originally posted by: zipsi Estonia actually, northern Europe 50-150mbps broadband/fiber connections in most households and 3g dongles with unlimited bandwidth

Damn...a large percentage of our country still has access to dial-up only. BZ knows about that.



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