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Xbox One: What this means for gamers

With the recent news coming forth clarifying Microsoft’s policies regarding the Xbox One, the outcry from the gaming community has escalated to a fervor. There have been many controversial instances in gaming history, but none have seen the sort of discussion the Xbox One has caused over the past 24 hours. Rumors not only were substantiated in some cases, but some came in actually worse.

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Yi-Long1932d ago (Edited 1932d ago )

... I won't be buying an Xbox One.

And if Sony announces the same crap, I probably won't be getting a PS4 either.

Rusty5151932d ago

I seriously don't see why people can't get this through their thick skulls. Everything has already been said by Sony. The used games policies will be up to publishers as well. However, you can play offline if you want to with no restrictions. And you can turn the PSEye off if you want to.

SonicRush151932d ago

Rusty I don't understand either if you cared so much about it why not look it up? So many people still somehow don't know that Sony left DRM to the publishers. Geez

thorstein1932d ago

Sonic et al. I think that what SONY said is that the PS4 can be used offline. That right there says it all. Without online you can still play anygame you wish. No need for an online account.

Ergo, if you don't need to be online, then always on DRM can't be gamebreaking...

This, of course, is my own use of logics, feel free to use your own. But that is what that means to me. I just don't know how you can use antipiracy software if the machine is never online.

MGregory6661932d ago

What it means for gamers? The end of consumer rights

titans99991932d ago

Damn this! Damn MICROSOFT! I swear to God Sony better not pull this shit! Otherwise I will not be getting either!! What the hell is happening?

punisher991932d ago (Edited 1932d ago )

Greed is happening. Money can really bring out the evil in corporations sometimes. Microsoft wants all the money and all the control.

JokesOnYou1932d ago (Edited 1932d ago )

"Money can really bring out the evil in corporations sometimes. Microsoft wants all the money and all the control."

-True but that's not limited to ONLY microsoft, errr no wait of course those evil microsoft bastards are dictating to other manufacturers what to do....Nintendo says hi.

MRMagoo1231932d ago

For gamers it means nothing because gamers wont get an xbone in the first place.

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