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Microsoft gets backlash for charging to trade used games while fans urge Sony against PS4 used game blocking

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The Xbox One will not allow users to freely trade used games. Instead you’ll have to pay a fee to Microsoft to do so. Consequently, many Xbox One hopefuls are complaining and slamming Microsoft for it. In the meantime, Sony fans are urging the Japanese electronic giant to not block used games on the Playstation 4.

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Details emerge that Microsoft’s Xbox One will be region locked

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Not very surprising at all. A Microsoft spokesperson explains Xbox One’s region protection, “Similar to the movie and music industry, games must meet country-specific regulatory guidelines before they are cleared for sale. We will continue to work with our partners to follow these guidelines with Xbox One.”

The Xbox One, up until recently has been known by speculators as the Xbox 720, Xbox Next and by … [ Read More... ]

Internal Microsoft email claims Durango (Next Xbox) won’t require internet

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If you like Durango rumors, here’s a new one for you, and it could just be good news. Alleged internal email was sent out to all full time employees of Microsoft explaining the next generation Xbox’s goals including not requiring an always on connection.

You can read the Microsoft message below…

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GameStop CEO hypes up the Next Xbox: Could this mean Durango won’t block used games?

GameStop CEO Next Xbox Durango block used games

In a recent interview, GameStop CEO J. Paul Raines expressed a lot of enthusiasm for Microsoft’s yet to be announced next gen Xbox. The elusive hardware which is codenamed Durango and dubbed Xbox Next or Xbox 720 by fans is surrounded by many rumors. The 2 most controversial issues are it’s always-online DRM requirements and the other being that it may block used games. While this interview in no … [ Read More... ]