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Microsoft Reverses DRM Policies for XBOX One
donkeybeatz
post Jun 19 2013, 02:57 PM
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So, today I am announcing the following changes to Xbox One and how you can play, share, lend, and resell your games exactly as you do today on Xbox 360. Here is what that means:
  • An internet connection will not be required to play offline Xbox One games After a one-time system set-up with a new Xbox One, you can play any disc based game without ever connecting online again. There is no 24 hour connection requirement and you can take your Xbox One anywhere you want and play your games, just like on Xbox 360.
  • 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.


http://news.xbox.com/2013/06/update

OOOOOHHHHHHHH!!!


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Crushinator
post Jun 19 2013, 04:41 PM
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One bad thing I'm realizing coming out of this, they've taken away the game "family sharing" funcitonality completely, and if you install a disc-based game you'll also always need that disc to play (like on the 360).

I wonder if the fast-swapping feature has been shitcanned completely, or if that will still be intact for digital download games.


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post Jun 19 2013, 05:22 PM
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