What made the "always online" topics pick back up?

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User Info: vgsrule

vgsrule
3 years ago#1
Has something been announced regarding that, or are people exaggerating rumors as they usually do?
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User Info: RollnThunder213

RollnThunder213
3 years ago#2
Rumors
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User Info: 95_Eclipse

95_Eclipse
3 years ago#3
IGN "confirmed" them a few days ago or so.
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User Info: 95_Eclipse

95_Eclipse
3 years ago#4
http://www.ign.com/articles/2013/04/25/next-xbox-functionality-pricing-reportedly-outed

Thurrott notes that the rumored “always online” functionality of the next Xbox is correct. He notes that “the next Xbox must be Internet-connected to use. This is the source of the ‘always on’/’always online’ rumors and isn’t as Draconian as many seem to believe.”


being the main bit, where the guy outs himself as an idiot.
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User Info: NineteenthCross

NineteenthCross
3 years ago#5
-No longer a rumor.
-IGN reporter does damage control in the next sentence.

Hilarious.
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User Info: vgsrule

vgsrule
3 years ago#6
What does he even mean, it's not as bad as it seems?

Could use some elaboration.
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User Info: Shy420

Shy420
3 years ago#7
vgsrule posted...
What does he even mean, it's not as bad as it seems?

Could use some elaboration.


What does what mean, always online? It means that for you to play your games that you payed money for on the next XBox you will need to have an internet connection. This means that if you're internet connection goes down for one reason or another, like a drunk hitting a pole, you will not be able to play the games you paid money for. In the future if microsoft closes down the Xbox servers you will not be able to play the games you have paid for any more.

If you want a good example and you have a 360 and a bunch of Arcade games unplug your internet connection and watch as a few of those games go from full game to demo.
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User Info: chrcol

chrcol
3 years ago#8
dont forget also if xbox servers go down its counts as offline.

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metroidman92
3 years ago#9
It's the equivalent of MS shooting themselves in the foot.
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User Info: CapnStanky

CapnStanky
3 years ago#10
Sony fanboy fear.
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