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Xbox One: No Games DRM or "Always Online"

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#31 Audioboxer

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:50

Its true, thank ####. Works the same as the PS4 now.


#32 OP BajiRav

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:50

No more always online requirement
The console no longer has to check in every 24 hours
All game discs will work on Xbox One as they do on Xbox 360
Authentication is no longer necessary
An Internet connection is only required when initially setting up the console
All downloaded games will function the same when online or offline
No additional restrictions on trading games or loaning discs
Region locks have been dropped

 



#33 freak180

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:51

  • Trade-in, lend, resell, gift, and rent disc based games just like you do today – There will be no limitations to using and sharing games, it will work just as it does today on Xbox 360.
     

In addition to buying a disc from a retailer, you can also download games from Xbox Live on day of release. If you choose to download your games, you will be able to play them offline just like you do today. Xbox One games will be playable on any Xbox One console -- there will be no regional restrictions. 



#34 OP BajiRav

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:51

OK...time to find a new topic to bitch about guys...how about the mandatory KINECT? :laugh:



#35 firey

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:55

Good news, I still don't plan on buying an Xbox180 but it's good to see they are listening.  I do think the game sharing (with friends) was a cool concept, however I think that no forced connect, no forced drm, etc far outweighs the loss of that.



#36 MikeChipshop

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:56

NOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO

 

Moving forward takes balls, MS just proved they have no balls :(



#37 Pupik

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:56

Its true, thank ****. Works the same as the PS4 now.

Works better than the PS4's publishers/developers controlled DRM option.



#38 firey

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:57

Works better than the PS4's publishers/developers controlled DRM option.

I assume the same goes for the Xbone, developers have ALWAYS had the power to DRM how they want to.



#39 Yusuf M.

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 20:59

It's official: http://news.xbox.com/2013/06/update

 

The question is, did it change anything about what they wanted to offer in the first place?



#40 spacer

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:00

OK...time to find a new topic to bitch about guys...how about the mandatory KINECT? :laugh:

 

That is now the #1 one reason I won't get one.



#41 MikeChipshop

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:01

It's official: http://news.xbox.com/2013/06/update

 

The question is, did it change anything about what they wanted to offer in the first place?

 

Looks like you can no longer instal a game and not use the disc again.

Also, looks like sharing has been dropped for disc games

 

Well done fanboy p***ks



#42 OP BajiRav

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:01

It's official: http://news.xbox.com/2013/06/update

 

The question is, did it change anything about what they wanted to offer in the first place?

From what I understand, it's essentially same as Xbox 360. Which is a big ####ing shame!



#43 kaotic

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:03

I'm really sad they had to drop the family sharing plan. I loved that idea.



#44 MikeChipshop

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:03

So basically has MS pandered to the lowest common denominator? Poor show MS.



#45 spacer

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Posted 19 June 2013 - 21:05

They should have kept the original requirements but add the "you need the disk in the drive" and disable family sharing if you ever lose internet. That would have solved the DRM issue without permanently losing the cool features.





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