Linked by Thom Holwerda on Wed 19th Jun 2013 23:02 UTC, submitted by M.Onty
Games "Microsoft has sensationally abandoned its controversial plans to restrict the sharing of XBox One games, and has also removed daily online authentication requirements for its forthcoming console", reports The Guardian. They had no choice. Still a good move.
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RE[2]: Hahahahahahaha
by ze_jerkface on Thu 20th Jun 2013 04:05 UTC in reply to "RE: Hahahahahahaha"
ze_jerkface
Member since:
2012-06-22

Actually retail shops will still be able to dictate high prices on games now.


Do explain this belief especially in the context of the current situation where Xbox 360 games on demand cost more than at Amazon.

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RE[3]: Hahahahahahaha
by lucas_maximus on Thu 20th Jun 2013 08:50 in reply to "RE[2]: Hahahahahahaha"
lucas_maximus Member since:
2009-08-18

Retail shops not Amazon.

Edited 2013-06-20 08:51 UTC

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RE[4]: Hahahahahahaha
by REM2000 on Thu 20th Jun 2013 09:01 in reply to "RE[3]: Hahahahahahaha"
REM2000 Member since:
2006-07-25

here in the UK, Xbox Live is consistently either twice as expensive or a third more expensive. Game, Tesco's and even HMV will stock games cheaper in their physical form then on XBL.

In the UK it's purely convenience that sells digital distributed games,

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