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This article and it's title are expressly why I do not like journalists in general.
Edited by LancerVI - 5/26/13 at 8:09pm
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This goes against their 24 hour handshake they mentioned.
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post #83 of 112
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Originally Posted by WhiteCrane View Post

This goes against their 24 hour handshake they mentioned.

No, it doesn't if you actually read the article. The actual question that is being misrepresented was a M$ rep being asked if they wanted people to use the cloud computing functionality available to the Xbox One. They wouldn't have included it if they didn't want people to use it...
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Anybody not read about how the developers can offload some of the computations from the cloud in the background and how that for each Xbox One sold, there will be 3 virtual Xbox One's in the cloud dedicated to your system? Sounds like something that could only BENEFIT gamers. Though I'm sure it's all just for DRM and MS's doom and gloom rolleyes.gif
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post


I couldn't care less about what security implications it has considering I buy my games new from the store and it's not like i'm sitting here snorting a foot of cocaine for the kinect to monitor.

what? why not ? wha-smiley.png
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what? why not ? wha-smiley.png

to think somebody is actually going to be sitting there watching what we do the whole time...The bandwidth needed for that, the horrible backlash, the obvious inclusion of opting in/opt out. It's minor. If they wanted to spy on you, they can already do it with the Kinect.
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Originally Posted by sugarhell View Post

It doesnt look good for microsoft.

http://games.ninemsn.com.au/news/privacy-breach-xbox-one-a-twisted-nightmare

so much anger over the words "potentially" and "possibly"
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post #89 of 112
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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post

to think somebody is actually going to be sitting there watching what we do the whole time...The bandwidth needed for that, the horrible backlash, the obvious inclusion of opting in/opt out. It's minor. If they wanted to spy on you, they can already do it with the Kinect.

I meant the cocaine biggrin.gif
Edited by Pip Boy - 5/27/13 at 8:41am
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I don't think games will start using the cloud in a way that requires always online for a couple years yet. Thanks to google with the rate that the average internet speeds are increasing (along with hopefully the amount of people who have a connection a bit from now) developers taking advantage of Microsoft's cloud could be awesome and very beneficial. This type of thing could be looked at as future proofing so by the time these changes begin to happen I think many of the people against this will begin to see it in a more positive light.
Edited by FissioN2222 - 5/27/13 at 9:08am
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