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It's everything bad about Steam with none of the benefits. With Steam you've got the free weekends and 75% off sales, as well as the ability to log in anywhere and play all of your games.

With the xbone, you're gonna be stuck paying $59.99 for all your games, since there'll be no used market to pressure new games into lower prices. If you use a VPN, or travel with your xbone, you might get banned. It's a joke.

No used market != Mandatory $60 games.

MSRP of $60 != Every single retailer selling games for $60.

There's a thing that exists called the retail market where retailers compete with each other to sell new items at competitive prices.

It's the reason why you can type the name of an xbox 360 game in google, click "shopping" and be amazed at how every single game doesn't automagically cost $60.

Some will still be selling a game at MSRP months after launch. Some will never have sold the game at MSRP. And none of it has anything to do with the used market.

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There is zero confirmation of whether there will be sales or not.

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I literally love how people constantly admit that the only thing they think is good about Steam is cheap games.

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If you travel with your XB1, you might get banned? How is this a "thing" and there aren't 100 threads/posts/articles about it?
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No used market != Mandatory $60 games.

MSRP of $60 != Every single retailer selling games for $60.

There's a thing that exists called the retail market where retailers compete with each other to sell new items at competitive prices.

It's the reason why you can type the name of an xbox 360 game in google, click "shopping" and be amazed at how every single game doesn't automagically cost $60.

Some will still be selling a game at MSRP months after launch. Some will never have sold the game at MSRP. And none of it has anything to do with the used market.
I don't see any incentive to lower prices when there's no competition from used games entering the market. It hasn't happened yet so we can't know for sure.
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I literally love how people constantly admit that the only thing they think is good about Steam is cheap games.
I mentioned the free weekends and (more importantly) the ability to log in anywhere and re-download them. What else is there to 'literally' love?
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If you travel with your XB1, you might get banned? How is this a "thing" and there aren't 100 threads about it?
I read it on here, something about region coding violations causing the inability to activate games if the console phones home from a foreign IP.
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Messages to Steam lovers,

Xbox One is basically Steam in console format, claims anonymous MS engineer!

My guess - MSFT has highly hope Steam lovers will embrace new Console Model: XBOX ONE for steam gamers whomever they targeted for their purpose!

Google it for yourself, if you don't believed me.
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Really?
So I can set it into Offline Mode and play my current library for however long I want without internet?
Steam also doesn't require me to have a webcam and mic, either.
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anonymous MS engineer

Honestly, considering how that post was written I wouldn't have been surprised if it was an educated fanboy trying to shed it in a different light.
    
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It's everything bad about Steam with none of the benefits. With Steam you've got the free weekends and 75% off sales, as well as the ability to log in anywhere and play all of your games.

With the xbone, you're gonna be stuck paying $59.99 for all your games, since there'll be no used market to pressure new games into lower prices. If you use a VPN, or travel with your xbone, you might get banned. It's a joke.
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Well the problem with this argument is....though they are targeting steam customers....unless they have awesome sales and support indie games(like the greenlight section of steam)...they will even be worse than origin....origin occasionally has titles for sale...while the xbone will be nothing but AAA titles that will rarely se a sale price on them
Your post is very true. but MSFT will steal a brilliant idea from steam selling games like discount and cheaper. Like MSFT did steal an idea from Sony's PS plus membership with 18 hit collection games of PS3/VISTA, discounts. now M$FT offering XBOX 360 with 2 hit collection games for example. Apparently MSFT wanted competitive against Steam.
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Really?
So I can set it into Offline Mode and play my current library for however long I want without internet?
Steam also doesn't require me to have a webcam and mic, either.
Honestly, considering how that post was written I wouldn't have been surprised if it was an educated fanboy trying to shed it in a different light.
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I literally love how people constantly admit that the only thing they think is good about Steam is cheap games.

i mean it's an online store for purchasing games. what do you want people to say? that it has a cool color scheme?
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