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Originally Posted by Captain318 View Post

QFT

Pointless to compare Steam to Consoles

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No but you need to be connected online...to play offline (within a 24 hour period).

That is madness.
indeed it is
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Pointless to compare Steam to Consoles

But is it really?

With Steam you have all your games on "the cloud" or whatever you want to call the Steam network. You can go anywhere and download your games and play them. Digital downloads.

Is this not exactly what MS is doing? Requiring installs to play games just like Steam and being able to download the game anywhere to play? MS is basically using a Steam-like system for Xbox One.

Sounds like they are extremely similar just that Steam is by far better as they have had years to innovate and make the service better.
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But is it really?

With Steam you have all your games on "the cloud" or whatever you want to call the Steam network. You can go anywhere and download your games and play them. Digital downloads.

Is this not exactly what MS is doing? Requiring installs to play games just like Steam and being able to download the game anywhere to play? MS is basically using a Steam-like system for Xbox One.

Sounds like they are extremely similar just that Steam is by far better as they have had years to innovate and make the service better.

you don't have to log every day on steam. you have 90 days. that is way different than this always online crap
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you don't have to log every day on steam. you have 90 days. that is way different than this always online crap

Yea you are right.

I wasn't trying to say they are exactly the same in every aspect just that they are very similar as Captain318 said it was pointless to compare Steam to consoles even though the consoles are clearly getting their ideas from Steam.
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consoles even though the consoles are clearly getting their ideas from Steam.

sure they kind of are, but they are being way more draconian about it. so it doesn't absolve them from criticism
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But is it really?

With Steam you have all your games on "the cloud" or whatever you want to call the Steam network. You can go anywhere and download your games and play them. Digital downloads.

Is this not exactly what MS is doing? Requiring installs to play games just like Steam and being able to download the game anywhere to play? MS is basically using a Steam-like system for Xbox One.

Sounds like they are extremely similar just that Steam is by far better as they have had years to innovate and make the service better.

You had to have completely ignored the post I quoted especially what I BOLDED to make this post.

PC's and consoles are not the same environment and PC gamers have "ways" around DRM that fails us ntm the many perks that come with PC in general. Consoles on the other hand are plug and play throw it in the RV and go on vacation devices that are supposed to have no strings attached.
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Consoles on the other hand are plug and play throw it in the RV and go on vacation devices that are supposed to have no strings attached.

Exactly I agree.

But those days seem to be gone. It appears that consoles will now enforce what seems to be their own, completely locked down, version of Steam.
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Exactly I agree.

But those days seem to be gone. It appears that consoles will now enforce what seems to be a completely locked down version of Steam.

And it should not be tolerated
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