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ok always on on consoles? :/ i'm ok with that.....last time I checked, xbox wasn't portable......pc games? i'm not ok with that......want to be mobile, like in my car, and play games on my laptop.....I can now, but I can not always have my iphone connected to it so I can be online.....racks up my data really fast.......but hey, I can have steam offline so i'm ok......but a big console that also needs a tv?........it can stay online rolleyes.gif
    
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People are over-reacting, such as the case with any kind of departure from the norms. This is likely to mean always online in much the same way our cell phones, smart TVs, and other settop boxes enter a lower power state to check for updates or new content. Xbox 360 can already operate in a low-power state whilst still downloading HD content and I don't see that changing with Durango which is even more flexible thanks its eight lower power x86 cores.

Furthermore, there is no reason to force an always online function for updates when developers can(and have) shipped updates on the retail discs that are mandatory...rolleyes.gif
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I don't buy consoles because it is a outdated hardware since is it creation so I won't have a problem with this.

PS: English is not my main language.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Vagrant Storm View Post

Well you know...I can always fire up Badlur's Gate where ever I am and have a blast. Perhaps the future of game is the past? tongue.gif

Cheers to that smil3dbd4e4c2e742.gif
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Originally Posted by Azrail View Post

I don't buy consoles because it is a outdated hardware since is it creation so I won't have a problem with this.

Consoles have they're place too. I can actually see PC gaming gaining popularity because of things like this. The gaming industry are the ones hurting the gaming industry.
Edited by pcnoob1 - 3/20/13 at 8:44pm
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post #95 of 189
This is the slow death of the Xbox. Red-RDM-of-Death

It may very well lead to the death of the console. I hope not.
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post #96 of 189
These are the type of things console makers need to do to turn people to pc. I applaud them! cheers.gif
post #97 of 189
lol my wii is always online.
the difference, when it's not online, I DON'T NOTICE!

Seriously, Consoles shouldn't REQUIRE internet 100% of the time just to make **** work.

That's what consoles are good for. Offline single/multiplayer gaming.
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Guess console players wont have a problem with SimCity
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always on, always connected, never sold.
 
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Back to PC i go...
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