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Originally Posted by th3l4st0ne View Post
It may be strict but how are they going to see if it's a legit disk you got in the drive? Traditional console method won't be enough and efficient on PC as there is way more Crackers/Hackers roaming up there. Unless they get CD-Keys but there isn't any on Xbox having that as far as I know.
Most likely a constant internet connection, this wont really bother me, because if I can play some xbox exclusives on my pc, I don't really care what sort of DRM is in place
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I'd rather see an xbox 1 emulator supported by microsoft. Did not happen yet unfortunately so i doubt it about 360.
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It's a lovely idea, but it would pretty much kill the 360 if it happened.
The 360 is on it's way out, It'd actually make sense to do this. Grab money from software sales of 360 games as the next xbox comes out, that would help offset the costs of the new console too.
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The 360 is on it's way out, It'd actually make sense to do this. Grab money from software sales of 360 games as the next xbox comes out, that would help offset the costs of the new console too.
This is what I was thinking, allow xbox 360 games to play on win8 but not the 3rd gen xbox games, this will help the decline in sales of the 360 when the 3rd gen xbox is released.
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Well, if they did this, they would no longer have to sell consoles at a loss to them.

But, how would you provide optimization.

Unless they are planning to sell the next console as a computer that is prebuilt by Microsoft. One system that does it all: games, email, web, general tasks, ect...

Could be a cool idea
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i like this idea.....Xbox Mode FTW
    
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Let's see, if you had to Pay to enable it, like pre-installed MS Office, I don't see the problem. Actually it would be profitable as Microsoft doesn't have to pay for a 360 to be built in Mexico or wherever...

The odd part would be paying to enable what's already enabled on your PC. It's like paying for DirectX.
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Don't worry. They'll make more money off all the gold accounts being registered.

Next gen consoles will have their own exclusive disk. This is just extra profit for MS.
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That would be amazing. I would definitely upgrade for that.
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Originally Posted by 98uk View Post
What a stupid rumour. Console gaming is profitable... if you can play it on your PC, then you make it PC gaming... which isn't as profitable.
If they don't have to develop a game for 2 separate platforms, I fail to see how this would not be at least a little bit profitable.

How many people out there who own both a good gaming PC and an Xbox buy the same game for both systems? They have probably done a little research on this...

If they can develop a game for one system and then sell it to users of both systems, that is less money spent on development. It also means more people will want to buy their windows 8.

Money.
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