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The new confirmation we've heard from sources, including the specifics about how the Durango would handle a dropped connection, bolster our confidence that all this smoke is a sign of some fiery facts.
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I seen this on the forum some where a few weeks ago but i dont mind saying the next xbox will be a fail. PS4 + AMD are heading in a right path
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I already enjoy my PS3 more than my 360, and all this news just solidifies the fact that I'll only be grabbing a PS4 this holiday season.
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M$, Y U NO LEARN FROM EA!?!
   
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If true, no buy. No joke.
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This is annoying out of principle and the fact that you might not always have an internet connection or your internet could go out. But realistically people's console will be connected to the internet 99% of the time anyway. But I don't think they should have to force something like this upon users since there is no real benefit.
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M$, Y U NO LEARN FROM EA!?!
It seems to me MS is just copying Valve...
    
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Originally Posted by John-117 View Post

It seems to me MS is just copying Valve...

You can play single player games offline via Steam.....please learn your facts.

As for the actual topic at hand; No way this is true. I really really really can't see Microsoft doing this, as it would cut out a very LARGE portion of their customer base. A lot of console gamers play because they lack robust enough internet connections to PC game.
    
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i don't see why people are shocked.

it's obvious that this is just a way to force DRM...

the games whatever has to be checked remotely to verify legitimacy...
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If true, I'll just skip the next gen Xbox and spend my money strictly for my PC
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