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Xbox v.Next and Always On
by Paul Thurrott
Apr. 7, 2013


Microsoft has taken the unusual step of apologizing for public statements made by an employee about a feature of the next Xbox, a product that has yet to be announced. But let

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I wouldn't look too much into this. He admitted he was just trolling an old friend. While I'm sure the next Xbox will make use of an always connected internet if present (background updates and such), I don't think it will be required.

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He admitted he was just trolling an old friend.[/quote]

I'm guessing this should be probably be more something like

"He quickly thought of an excuse such as 'he was trolling an old friend', once he realised how much trouble he was in" ;)

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Fantastic article from Paul. Couldn't agree with him more. People need to understand that they're doing this to improve the next console. Not to annoy them. Always on doesn't necessary mean you will have to have a beastly connection either. Just means that your console should be connected to the internet all the time, which most Xbox 360's already are.

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