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No, I Don't Like Being Connected When Playing Campaigns

It seems the definition of "playing by yourself" has changed. Even when you're doing that, it seems you're not entirely "alone," per se. Annoying.

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Jdoki1292d ago

There's pro's and con's....

Pro's:
- Developers can collect game play data, analyse how gamers play, and use it to make better single player games in future
- They can more easily detect problems and imbalances and patch the game. it allows them to prioritise better
- They can reduce piracy (sort of, and depending on the platform)
- If done well it can add to the single player experience (see Demons Souls)

Con's:
- It's intrusive (being prompted to login every time, or sign up or activate a pass etc is annoying)
- It can be game breaking if an 'always on' connection is required (Diablo III)
- It can be distracting and immersion breaking
- It can be nefarious... What are they doing with our data!
- It's just a method to try and kill the used game market