Microsoft needs to remove the paywall on some of these things lets be honest.

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1 year ago#1
Things that makes sense behind the paywall:
Games for Gold
Skydrive
Upload Studio
Multiplayer (ONLY if MS provides all servers)
Discount for games (Gold has additional discount)

Almost all the other s--- really doesn't need to be behind the pay wall. Not even OneGuide.
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1 year ago#2
Microsoft is making money on that paywall, let's be honest. And while we're being honest, gaming is a LUXURY hobby. If you can't afford $60 for a year of a service, you shouldn't own the $500 system the $60 service supports because you clearly can't afford it.
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1 year ago#3
Sorry. MS won this one when Sony started charging too. They should, if anything, introduce more paywalls. Like saving your games and ensuring buttons don't stop working randomly.
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1 year ago#4
No they don't. If you have an xbox and play it you probably have Gold.
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1 year ago#5
That's one aggravating defense I see the most here. "You're poor, you shouldn't game. Just deal with the paywall. I'm not poor, why are you so poor?"

That's a really low blow. Just saying.
1 year ago#6
stoney2005 posted...
No they don't. If you have an xbox and play it you probably have Gold.


Ive had a 360 & never once had gold. My dad still owns a 360, again never had gold.
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1 year ago#7
Remove Netflix, IE, and other non XBL related functions from the paywall.
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1 year ago#8
aszsith posted...
Microsoft is making money on that paywall, let's be honest. And while we're being honest, gaming is a LUXURY hobby. If you can't afford $60 for a year of a service, you shouldn't own the $500 system the $60 service supports because you clearly can't afford it.


I can more then afford gold, heck ive bought 5-6 new release games on day 1 in a month & id never buy gold. It really doeant make sense to put everything behind it just cause a company is greedy.
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1 year ago#9
darkness1018 posted...
stoney2005 posted...
No they don't. If you have an xbox and play it you probably have Gold.


Ive had a 360 & never once had gold. My dad still owns a 360, again never had gold.


You missed out on a ton then, and never experienced the system to the fullest. Like having a huge, new 60" inch top of the line tv, but not having hi def cable.
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1 year ago#10
darkness1018 posted...
stoney2005 posted...
No they don't. If you have an xbox and play it you probably have Gold.


Ive had a 360 & never once had gold. My dad still owns a 360, again never had gold.


I never had a gold account ether. It's pointless, I don't play online. Unless it's PC.
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