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Let me guess, people will defend the 720's "no used/always online" schemes?

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2 years ago#1
I'm not liking any of this stuff that I'm hearing. $70 games? $80 controllers? Always online required, even for single-player games? No used games? MS is going to kill the industry with all their moneygrubbing, because that's what all this is about. It's one thing to charge for stuff I'm used to, I get it. But to REQUIRE that I have an internet connection? To expect me to buy their games with NO WAY to recoup some of what I spent when I'm done it? And now there are rumors that programmers are working in an "oppressive environment" when it comes to game development? What the hell Microsoft?! I'll pass. Won't be long before tons of posts pop up defending MS's idiotic decisions.
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2 years ago#2
If rumors are true DRM will be slang for "going 3rd party"

Nobody wants to go drm....
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2 years ago#3
a good reason for me to lean more towards PC gaming. PC gaming already have this, but the games are way cheaper.

I've always been a console gamer, but PC gaming is looking more and more attractive every day.
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2 years ago#4
I can't defend something that hasn't been confirmed. Why don't we wait to see what MS actually says?
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2 years ago#5
sonicteam2k1 posted...
a good reason for me to lean more towards PC gaming. PC gaming already have this, but the games are way cheaper.

I've always been a console gamer, but PC gaming is looking more and more attractive every day.


Amen, sir.
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2 years ago#6
SunDevil77 posted...
I can't defend something that hasn't been confirmed. Why don't we wait to see what MS actually says?


I hope all these rumors are false. But where there is smoke.......
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2 years ago#7
_DevilBob_ posted...
Let me guess, people will defend the 720's "no used/always online" schemes?

You're too late, they've been doing it for months, ever since the first time this rumor surfaced.
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2 years ago#8
_DevilBob_ posted...
$70 games?


$70 games today = $60 games in 2005 = $52 games in 2000 = $46 games in 1995 = $38 games in 1989 = $33 in 1985 = $22 in 1979.

It's pretty much in line with the price of games at the start of every new generation since the beginning of the cartridge era.
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2 years ago#9
_DevilBob_ posted...
SunDevil77 posted...
I can't defend something that hasn't been confirmed. Why don't we wait to see what MS actually says?


I hope all these rumors are false. But where there is smoke.......


I am also hoping these rumors are false,most of my xbox 360 games are preowned,would take a huge chunk out if our wallets if rumors are true....
2 years ago#10
What is this topic and why am I looking at it Ricky!?
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