So Microsoft basically stealthily announced the death of preowned games today. All games are saved to hard drive and one account, the disc is basically an installation disc and all further install are charged a fee.|
The thing is, this fee is going to have to be high as if it were for example 8-9 quid, everyone could use one 'installation disc' and install the latest game for 8 quid each.
Console gaming as we know it is ending very soon!
I can only assume they have colluded with Sony and they will be offering the same 'service' or would Microsoft be stupid enough to try this shit on their own??
Update: Microsoft has addressed the issue of Xbox One second-hand games... sort of. When asked about the possibility of trading or buying pre-ordered games on the console's official FAQ, Microsoft said, "We are designing Xbox One to enable customers to trade in and resell games. We'll have more details to share later."Further update:
Now Microsoft are saying you can sell preowned games and they'll be deactivated from you machine. Pointless having this DRM in the first place then except to cause initial confusion
Edited by INSOMANiAC at 21:54:14 21-05-2013
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