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What happens when you buy 50 PS4 games then the PS5 comes out and isn't backwards compatible?
That steam like console and all those games are tied to hardware that can't be updated.
I'll pass

And then 10 years down the road they say, "We don't feel like hosting the servers for this console anymore, tough luck." And thus those 50 games disappear into the ether.
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If that's the case I will not be purchasing a new console.

Perhaps this will pave way for Steam's rumored console? biggrin.gif
    
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A trackball on a console controller wouldn't work.

Any you actually aim, sometimes with as much precision as a mouse depending on the person. I nearly always turn off aim assist on any games that can.

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Always-on for consoles now too?

I don't want to live on this planet anymore, our infrastructure(in the US) isn't set-up to handle this well. It will alienate a good chunk (I'd say like 30-40%) of their market, which doesn't seem to smart to me.

I know people who still have the original blades on their xbox360.

I want to go back to cd-keys frown.gif.
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post #25 of 78
Steam has had this model for years. We've all gotten used to it, and now it's no big deal. Console fans will do the same.
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Yeah but once you activate a game on steam you don't have to be online to play it. I play most of my steam games in offline mode cuz i don't always have access to the internet.
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Meh. Steam is not the answer. I've voiced my opinion many times now.
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post #28 of 78
I think not being able to buy used games for pc is a bigger deal, just because pc is backwards compatible.

That said they should give us discounts and move to an online model if they do this. I don't wanna spend $60 for something I don't own.
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I think not being able to buy used games for pc is a bigger deal, just because pc is backwards compatible.
That said they should give us discounts and move to an online model if they do this. I don't wanna spend $60 for something I don't own.

Word is that the new consoles are based on x86 architecture. If that's the case, then every console should be backward compatible from this point forward, which means games will pass from one console to the next, especially on the same account.
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post #30 of 78
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Word is that the new consoles are based on x86 architecture. If that's the case, then every console should be backward compatible from this point forward, which means games will pass from one console to the next, especially on the same account.

Nice
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