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All I got out of the announcement is that Forza 5 is coming! So freaking excited.
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These financial moves are very short sighted. Doing this they'll be burning a lot of the bridges that they've made. Blinded by short term greed causes long term loss. Making things more expensive does not make you more money. It only further limits your market, eventually leading to you losing potential profit had you done otherwise.

This might make more sense if they dropped the prices of games to 30$ and gradually dropped the prices on the xbox marketplace, but if it's anything like the current 360 marketplace you'll be paying full price for a 3 year old game, that you can get the physical copy of for 5 dollars. Virtual copies need to be competitive with physical copies. What they're trying to do is remove physical copies from competition completely so they can monopolize on virtual copies.

Why Microsoft is doing this to their customers is beyond me. This only serves to shoot themselves in the foot.

But remember. It isn't their fault that the consoles are doing bad. It's our fault.

Also, whoever suggested this should be fire, because they're awful at their job.
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Its not just that. This is also going to affect you bringing over a disc to your friends house to play on his Xbox One. Which is what a ton of people do with their friends when they own the same console. The fact that you are going to have to buy a new copy is just going to completely screw something like this major scenario. Whoever thought of this idea is just flat out insane.

Aren't you able to sign in more than one account on each xbox?

Which means that since you are signed in, there won't be any problems playing your copy of the game?
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This is good news for the Wii U. You all want a system that just does games and does them well? Nintendo is what you want.
   
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Isn't this exactly like Steam? except you cant resell the games? Its activated on 1 account only...

Why is such a stink being kicked up about this.

Don't care about reselling a game I got for $6.49.
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Aren't you able to sign in more than one account on each xbox?

Which means that since you are signed in, there won't be any problems playing your copy of the game?


As I understand it, each account will need a copy of the game authorized.
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For those of us late in the tech media scene, when was the last time a tech reveal went so... uh... well, like this?
    
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This is good news for the Wii U. You all want a system that just does games and does them well? Nintendo is what you want.
i have to say im thinking of getting one now that a 3d mario is supposedly due out around october.... thumb.gif
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This is good news for the Wii U. You all want a system that just does games and does them well? Nintendo is what you want.

HA


these are dark times though
   
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For those of us late in the tech media scene, when was the last time a tech reveal went so... uh... well, like this?

I honestly can't think of one. Maybe the Virtual Boy, but I don't think that really counts since no one was really interested in the first place.

The Xbox One is a case where people were super-psyched about it right up until they heard what it was.
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