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Always on complaint is a joke. Its like complaining about needing internet to access overclock. In todays world internet is in almost every home, having a console that requires it is not horrible.

The day will come when they stop allowing you to play your games you paid for. I don't see why you all can't understand that. We will OUTLIVE Xbox Live.
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post #32 of 66
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How is it a joke? What happens when I want to take my Xbox to my home near Yosemite? I have NO Internet and my phone Internet is SUPER slow! What happens then?
What happens when I take my Xbox to a youth retreat? I am a youth leader and I take my Xbox so that the youth can play at a retreat. There is NO Internet there. What happens now?
What happens when my buddy that is in the military takes his Xbox to a place that there is no Internet?

Stop thinking the whole world has high speed Internet. Looks like you don't do crap except stay at your home always. Cause if you don't you wouldn't be saying that.

Not to mention I cannot let my friend borrow my halo disk if he want to play it. That is a huge advantage of a console compare to a PC. PC is a loners gaming machine. I love it but when I want to play with friend in gatherings I love my consoles. This kills a big positive consoles have over gaming. We let each other borrow games we have purchased. At work my friend always lets me borrow and I let him borrow my games. Now we can't on the Xbox. What a shame. I hope MS goes down in flames for this.

 

Did they confirm that there's an "always online" requirement because there's a lot of PMS'ing going on around here.

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post #33 of 66
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Anyone know what is going on with the DRM aspect of it I have not been able to find any reliable sources for it, all I know is they are basically screwing the game market. I saw where when asked about their method of authenticating an install how it would work if another person in the same house wanted to play the game they had no comment on the matter. Are they REALLY going to tell me my incentive to go from PS3 to a XBOX One is that I have to buy ALL my own games and cannot share a single thing with my roommates? I will pass thank you... I mean i even understand the used game aspect of it. But if I cannot share within my own household then no way.

Maybe it's just me but I feel like XBOX made a lateral move with this one. Why put so much effort into a system that switches inputs per your voice? Are we really that f-ing lazy? Just buy a universal remote. Or better yet invest more money into making the gaming portion of it better instead of the social and media portion of it. If I want something that will do everything I would just invest in building another computer and connect it to my TV and use it for media and gaming.

 

 

Did you see Tony Stark controlling Jarvis with a universal remote!?!?!?!??

 

Also, DRM is just software, it can be implemented easily, and it can be removed easily.  Up to either MS or the developers. 

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post #34 of 66
For those that want a good laugh at the new COD engine for the Xbox One:




Them sunshafts on the left.
post #35 of 66
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It's a joke because if they gave away free internet then they would have to pay for their users to use that internet. That would bring the price of the console up. They have to have a way to pay for all the crap they put out.
If only Xbox had a subscription for accessing the internet........................................................
post #36 of 66
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For those that want a good laugh at the new COD engine for the Xbox One:

Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)

 



Them sunshafts on the left.

Very good observation.  I did not notice that.  Crap now I'll probably notice this in every other game.

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post #37 of 66
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Did they confirm that there's an "always online" requirement because there's a lot of PMS'ing going on around here.

I am researching this right now. It sounds like there isn't an always on requirement, but it must be connected to the Internet for a few minutes each day. The reason for this is unknown yet as far as I can tell. If it was just for updates then I would think you could live without it unless a game required an update to install or run.

There hasn't been any black and white information on the issue though.
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This is why Sony's stock price exploded.

http://youtu.be/KbWgUO-Rqcw

ROFL!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

   
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Terrible??? Your standards are way too high, it looked like crysis 1 with some effects from crysis 3. If you don't think crysis looks good sozo.gif

Crysis was ahead of it's time. What I meant was every average 'run-of-the-mill' PC game from 2008.

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Thats a bit genarous, crysis was out in 2007 and COD's "next gen engine" cant even compare let alone match it tongue.gif (bit unfair though, i bet crysis 1 will beat anything released for "next gen" consoles whole life cycle)

Crysis was ahead of it's time. What I meant was every average 'run-of-the-mill' PC game from 2008.
   
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I am researching this right now. It sounds like there isn't an always on requirement, but it must be connected to the Internet for a few minutes each day. The reason for this is unknown yet as far as I can tell. If it was just for updates then I would think you could live without it unless a game required an update to install or run.

There hasn't been any black and white information on the issue though.

Yesterday i caught something about being connected to the internet atleast once in 24 hours
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