Linked by Thom Holwerda on Fri 5th Apr 2013 10:47 UTC
Games More and more evidence is pointing towards the next Xbox requiring an always-on internet connection in order to play any games - i.e., once you lose your connection, you can't play any game at all. Three minutes after losing your connection, "your" game will suspend itself and stop playing. Microsoft's Adam Orth took to Twitter to defend this anti-consumer practice, but he did so in the most ungraceful of ways.
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ronaldst
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2005-06-29

circle jerkings. Plenty of action right here!

Microsoft has not announced anything. It's all speculation.

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bentoo Member since:
2012-09-21

Agreed. And it wasn't even really "Microsoft" but one of the thousands of people working there (albeit a manager of some sort) posting from his personal account. Nice troll Thom.

Edited 2013-04-08 02:09 UTC

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WereCatf Member since:
2006-02-15

Agreed. And it wasn't even really "Microsoft" but one of the thousands of people working there (albeit a manager of some sort) posting from his personal account. Nice troll Thom.


Well, even Paul Thurrott now says that the always-on requirement is a true fact: http://www.gamespot.com/news/subscription-based-xbox-720-priced-at-...

How does that factor in with your claim of Thom being a troll?

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