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Submitted by moegooner88 962d ago | opinion piece

Microsoft might have realized the always-on Xbox 720 is more trouble than it’s worth

The backlash around the always-on DRM rumors for the Xbox 720 has snowballed. Adam Orth, now famous for his poor Twitter judgement, is no longer with Microsoft. While this is the consequence of poorly thought-out social media usage, could this be an opportunity for Microsoft to pull the emergency brake on its own poorly thought-out idea? (Microsoft, Xbox One)
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light_bar   962d ago | Spam
NYC_Gamer  +   962d ago
I doubt the rumor held any weight in the first place
guitarded77  +   962d ago
Yeah, but people believe anything, even without conformation. Amazing world we live in :/
BabyTownFrolics   962d ago | Spam
Gameland  +   962d ago
The damage is done!
Too much people think the next Xbox is online only gamers and non gamers
Online only news was plastered everywhere.
Urusernamesucks  +   962d ago
LOl your making it look like everyone in the gaming community gives any shits about what happens here on n4g.

Most casuals have lives, most xbox buyers are casuals
As for the Hardcore Xbox players, they been always tuned on what happens to the nextbox and they just can easily spread the word as these stupid sony fanboys that have been plastering BS about the nextbox.

damage; undone!
g2gshow  +   961d ago
The reason why people believe it is because Microsoft are being total scumbags all around. so people Expected it I've been with Xbox since Sega leftI even bought my Halo game before I was even able to find a xbox counsel. and what I will say is that over the years From personal experience and experiences of my close friends. Microsoft shown long time customers less and less respect so I expect anything from them I have about maybe 60 arcade games and off line I can probably play about 20 on my Xbox360 Without online connectivity.the games go in to trail mode even with Achievements All my friends moved on to the PlayStation I'm the only one stuck with Xbox and it didn't pay off . i only keep it now because all the money i invested in xbla & because of Nike fitness training
But come next generation I will be Headed over to Sony that I thought would never happen
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IK IR Y IP T  +   962d ago
This site has become pathetic just look at all the ads i remember when this site first opened now it's just pathetic !
iGAM3R-VIII  +   962d ago
Of course it is, I think that it is the difference maker, but it might be used as a different way
Software_Lover  +   962d ago
I like big butts and I cannot lie!!!!!!
Morgue  +   962d ago
How about putting a gag order on all these NewBox articles that are flooding N4G like diarrhea on a hot summers day until it's actually is announced.

I'm so sick of the " supposed " cableBOX that I don't even want too hear it about.

Why have your manties in a bunch when you haven't even seen OR tried them on.
Urusernamesucks  +   962d ago
Know you know how we feel about the over obssed ps4 articles hughging n4g
Morgue  +   962d ago
As far as I know I haven't posted " sick of PS4 " articles.

But honestly it's getting old. Everyone knows regardless of what each system offers they're buying either both or one or the other.
Monkeysmarts  +   962d ago
If everyone knows what they are getting based on what they have this current generation, why didn't Sony have PS2-like domination over Xbox 360 all over again? Why didn't Nintendo's sales stay in the gutter? Every generation is a new ball of wax and consumers must be convinced that they are getting their money's worth.

As an impartial gamer I hope the rumors on the new Xbox are not true. If they are, personally I have no interest in supporting that. It's hard to tell how the features would fly with the target audience (which clearly doesn't mean all 360 users)... it seems clear that a majority of core gamers are against the rumored features pretty strongly, even many 360 gamers. I think it would have some appeal as a do it all console, I just don't know to what extent. Nor do I know what to expect in terms of focus on gaming, which is the only thing that matters to me with these consoles. The 720 reveal should be very interesting.
TheKayle1  +   961d ago
ppl r just trying to put down next xbox....

nothing new....just they r not realizing the effect is just the hype creating for the announce.....when ms will show internet will explode and everyone will forget about ps4 gj "journalists"
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