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Who cares? It's not like Japan is going to make any quality games that are only released on the Xbox and never in the US. Everyone knows that Japan loves Playstation.

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I guess you don't own many games on Steam on your gaming PC either? Most games on Steam are region locked. rolleyes.gif

Your right, I don't own very many games on steam. Those that I do own I brought for next to nothing.

Lets stop assuming that anyone who dislikes what is happening with the Xbox means we are all steam lovers. This isn't true. For me, the console only saving grace was that it wasn't hit with such hard drm and locks like the PC is getting. Microsoft looks to want to change that.

Once steam becomes the only source of PC games and if Sony/other gaming companies move in this way I will quit gaming altogether. Games aren't needs for me, they are things I enjoy. Add in all these rules about how I can use them and I will just find other things to do with my time.
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This just in: The Xbone will only work @ 120v & 60HZ in U.S. and Canada. thumb.gif
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post #14 of 73
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I guess you don't own many games on Steam on your gaming PC either? Most games on Steam are region locked. rolleyes.gif

What an absolutely pointless article, next they'll be telling us that the Xbox only works with games specifically programmed for the Xbox. No way, where's my freedom of choice!? Won't be buying an Xbox if I can't play my Wii U games on it.

Thats actually not true, many games especially if bought from the russian steam store can be used perfectly fine for a north american consumer. I have more trouble thinking of ones that are restricted by region rather than ones that arent. I can only think of 2k games and not all 2k games either as xcom is one that is not.
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Didn't "News" sites do this with Sim City too? Willing to anything for the click I see. Even something strange for a piece of change.
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Nearly every single console in the world has employed this tactic for years.

Quit being such a drama queen.

But how many of those consoles have required a device with a built in camera and microphone to be plugged in everytime you wish to use the console?

But its not for snooping purposes honest...
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post #17 of 73
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I guess you don't own many games on Steam on your gaming PC either? Most games on Steam are region locked. rolleyes.gif

What an absolutely pointless article, next they'll be telling us that the Xbox only works with games specifically programmed for the Xbox. No way, where's my freedom of choice!? Won't be buying an Xbox if I can't play my Wii U games on it.


And that is false... Purchasing games for others would never work if that was true.
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NEWS: The Xbox One will require access to all your bank transactions to ensure you dont make money by selling or buying any Xbox games second hand.

Anyone? wink.gif
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And that is false... Purchasing games for others would never work if that was true.

No it is not false.

Just go ahead and Google Steam accounts that have been banned due to the use of a proxy to activate region locked games...

Which is why a lot of CD Key websites now state whether a Steam game is region locked or international.
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Region locked products isn't anything new, sensational article is sensational.....

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