Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 24th May 2013 17:26 UTC
Games So, the Xbox One disaster continues. Microsoft's policy for dealing with the used games market has reportedly leaked - and it's a clear and direct attack to destroy the used games market. Prices for used games will be set at the retail value of a new game, and retailers have to hook into Microsoft's computer systems and comply with Microsoft's terms and conditions.
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RE: Comment by shmerl
by Phloptical on Sun 26th May 2013 23:03 UTC in reply to "Comment by shmerl"
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Microsoft won't stop the shift of gaming to open platforms (Linux). So whatever crazy stuff they do on their Xbox or even on Windows, that's not the future of gaming, so no need to be frustrated about it, just ignore them.

You can have all the open platforms you want. The trick is getting the game developers to kick MS out of bed, and to develop killer titles that are exclusive to said linux "open" platform. Releasing a title on both xbox _and_ linux isn't going to cut it.

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