Browsing tag: Always Online

Why the Xbox One Needs to be Online News 212

News 212 At this point, it’s pretty clear that Microsoft’s PR team for the Xbox One is doing damage control.  With nearly two months of overwhelmingly negative customer feedback at their front door, spokespeople doing nothing but confusing everyone about the Xbox One’s confusing DRM and used games policies, and competitors lapping up praise for not really […]

MP1st Reader Blog: Is An Always Online Console Really That Bad? News 53

News 53 The MP1st reader blog is an open discussion lead by MP1st readers about the multiplayer titles and topics we cover. To learn how to have your voice heard, check out the Blog section on the MP1st Forums in the Multiplayer’s Lounge. With recent rumors heating up about the next Xbox being “Always-Online”, it seems to many that […]

Xbox One – Internet Connection Required to Authenticate Games Regularly, No Used Game Fees News 187

News 187 Earlier, we reported the possibility of Microsoft’s Xbox One requiring an internet connection, but not all the time. According to sources speaking to Polygon, we learned today that the system “will require a regular online spot check to verify the authenticity of games being played,” writes author Brian Crecente. Before getting all up in arms, […]

Xbox One – Non-Removable Hard Drives, Requires Internet Connection, and More on Used Games News 101

News 101 We’ve heard a lot today about what Microsoft’s recently unveiled Xbox One can do, but it’s what it can’t do that is having gamers’ concerns run high. For starters, engadget reports that the Xbox One’s hard drive cannot be removed and is not user-serviceable. Speaking to senior director of product planning at Microsoft Albert Panillo, they […]

Report – Next Xbox Will Let You Play Games Offline, Despite Rumors News 37

News 37 Don’t worry. You’ll be able to play the single player campaigns of games like Battlefield 4 and Call of Duty: Ghosts on the next-generation Xbox offline, without an internet connection, according to recent reports. Crazy, right? Despite recent rumors, arstechnica reports that the next Xbox will not require an internet connection to play games, or […]