Gamers angry over Xbox 360 ads after paying $50 for XBL

Mike Ferro -

One of the hot topics today revolves around Microsoft's plan to bring Silverlight ads onto Xbox Live service. This has gotten many Xbox 360 owners angry as they are already paying $50 for the service. Despite Microsoft's reassurance that gamer experience will not be hampered by the ads, many fans from NeoGaf to the official Xbox forums have started complaining about this issue.

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Kamikaze1353454d ago

But who's on the main menu long enough to care?

saint_john_paul_ii3454d ago

i dont think the point is that its being shown on the menu screen, but the fact that making ad space for companies to advertise on the service means that Microsoft makes money for these ads to show up while making money off of the consumer who is paying for the service all at the same time.

dktxx23454d ago

Personally, I wouldn't want to see an ad for 5 seconds if I was paying for a service. I just don't think its right.

Greywulf3454d ago

Then seeing commercials for burgerking...

much like Qore


gamesR4fun3454d ago (Edited 3454d ago )

thats why i didnt renew quore or our cable or ever gotten a magazine subscription...

guess i get where these guys are coming from add the fact its p2p mostly n your really taking it dry.

xwabbit3454d ago

lmao dktxx2 u got disagrees. Well on topic.. I think its only fare to be a lil mad, just because we paying 4 it

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KionicWarlord2223454d ago

When people see how its implemented it wont be bothersome.

KionicWarlord2223454d ago (Edited 3454d ago )

I will say though this wont be a arguing matter after this fall . Many people dont understand the way it`s being added to xbl.

Biggunz3454d ago

Pay $50 to view ads, seems resonable...

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