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Can't really say I'm surprised, I knew the online pass non-sense was only going to get worse.

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Instead of taking the standard online pass approach of locking out the game's multiplayer modes unless a user enters a one-time code that comes with new copies or pays a $10 fee, Rage will rope off some single-player content. Diligent players will come across sewer hatches in the world of Rage that take them to new missions. If those players bought the game new (and bothered to download the associated content), those hatches will be open to them.

"[M]ost people never even see it," Willits said of the hatches. "I can tell you, some people will buy Rage, download that, and still never set foot in those things. They just won't. I think that's fair. It's cool. It's outside the main path. We're not detracting from anything. But I know some consumers, when you can't avoid it, then you get a little touchy subject."
http://www.gamespot.com/news/6328508...ll%3Btitle%3B6
Edited by MarvinDessica - 8/11/11 at 5:36pm
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When a game is cracked isn't all single player content unlocked, even those ACCIDENTALLY left in the game such as GTA ho tcoffee
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at least its not part of the MQ
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As for DRM that requires a constant connection, the sort that was recently confirmed for Diablo III and championed by Ubisoft, Willits said that won't be used in Rage. However, he did call himself a "big proponent" of the idea and believes a game as eagerly anticipated as Diablo III will go a long way to making that approach acceptable for gamers.
Ughhhhh, so are you telling me to expect an always online DRM from id in their future games? That's gonna piss me off.
 
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post #5 of 59
Seems kind of pointless, to be honest. Glad it won't have the always-on DRM, that's the thing that bugs me.

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"If you have a juggernaut, you can make change," Willits said. "I'm all for that. If we could force people to always be connected when you play the game and then have that be acceptable, awesome."
This quote stuck out to me. Dude sounds like a tool. Problem is, he's probably right.
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Well now everyone is gonna check sewer lids in that game.
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Meh, I'm still going to pick it up new.

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I rarely buy used PC games anyway.
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so I cant sell my steam copy of rage?
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Not a problem for us PC gamers since a used market is non-existent...

EDIT: Wait wait wait, they're locking out single player content if you aren't connected to the internet? O_o

EDIT2: No, I think I had it right originally...

This article isn't written very well at all...
Edited by Redmist - 8/11/11 at 7:39pm
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