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Originally Posted by lacrossewacker View Post


I'd be very surprised if MS hasn't thought through all these "but what if" suggestions you guys keep repeating. It doesn't take a genius to see these possibilities arising. I'd like to believe that they've already created fail safes for those issues, or that they do say screw it and cater to us with broadband.

of course it doesn't take a genius-which is why they shouldn't have made such idiotic statements in the first place. 4x?

of course it could make a difference in the future, but you cannot deny the realities of present infrastructure. that's just the way it goes.
post #62 of 223
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AMD is using similar chips later this year to power APU based servers. I wouldn't be surprised if Microsoft is using the AMD chips in your Xbox as mini servers when you're not using your Xbox. Hence why they want you to leave it always connected.
Unauterized usage of owned hardware as that is what it is (Europe once you buy it you own the hardware)
post #63 of 223
The only thing this would be good for is mmo's.
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So which console shouldi get if i dont want to ever plug it into the internet. Is that even an option anymore?
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I'll only be impressed if developers make better use of the "cloud" than SimCity did...
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Even though I have a very good gaming PC it would be nice to have a console hooked up to the tv for those days you just don't want to sit at your computer but in a comfortable recliner. I was thinking of going the XBONE but with all this crap the PS4 is looking better by the day, not to mention Sony has better RPG games.
post #67 of 223
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If you live in a country where the internet is spotty....then inability to play these games should be the least of your worries.

Not sure if trolling... or just ignorant.


Millions don't have broadband access, or have poor/slow connections, in the US. Does that mean the US is a 3rd world country? rolleyes.gif

    
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I think the bandwidth CAP is more concern in this case... not the speed.
 
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post #69 of 223
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What's funny is good Internet speed in rural areas is a premium. Where I live I have two option for Internet And both are data limited. It's fast but they cap my data, so if I have a Xbox streaming all this stuff I better be prepared to pay a hefty Internet bill. No thanks Microsoft.

And those of us with unlimited FiOS aren't concerned with your crappy rural internet packages. Therefore just because you couldn't take advantage of the cloud doesn't mean the rest of us should suffer. I just don't understand that rationale at all; it's simply selfish to say "What about the rural internet areas" in every single one of these Xbox One threads and completely disregard everyone else with decent internet. It's your problem and it doesn't apply to everyone here.
post #70 of 223
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I think the bandwidth CAP is more concern in this case... not the speed.

Yea my Satellite connection is 12mbit which is ok but I am only allowed 10gb/month for $60/month which is not ok. The highest package is 25gb for $140/month. There is also a latency issue with Satellite so online gaming is out. My connection drops alot too mad.gif
     
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