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Windows 7: 'Xbox 720' Might Reject Used Games

15 Feb 2012   #1
jloc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 
'Xbox 720' Might Reject Used Games


Miffed at the possibility that new game consoles could lock out used games? Get used to it.

ďIíve heard from one reliable industry source that Microsoft intends to incorporate some sort of anti-used game system as part of their so-called Xbox 720,Ē Kotakuís Steven Totilo wrote on Wednesday morning. I have no reason to doubt that he heard that. It doesnít necessarily mean itís happening ó at this point, Microsoft is probably considering all sorts of features for its next Xbox console and floating them by game developers to see what the reaction is. But Iím sure itís something thatís being very strongly considered. Also, the death of used games is inevitable.

Read more here Why 'Xbox 720' Might Reject Used Games | Game|Life | Wired.com
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15 Feb 2012   #2
Richardc269

Windows 7 Ultimate 32-Bit
 
 

Well, that's gonna majorly suck for Console players.
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15 Feb 2012   #3
jloc

Windows 7 Ultimate
 
 

Quote   Quote: Originally Posted by Richardc269 View Post
Well, that's gonna majorly suck for Console players.
Yup, means if you buy a game and you don't like it... you're stuck with it. Probably is going to kill the whole market of people who rent games.
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15 Feb 2012   #4
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

if your a pc player then your use to it but for the console players like my bro are going to hate it i'm more of a pc gamer unlike him
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16 Feb 2012   #5
logicearth

Windows 10 Pro (x64)
 
 

I seriously doubt that this is true. First how do they determine what is a used game? Second, I've never heard of any of the major publishers complaining about selling and buying used games. Third, it is legal to sell and buy used games as long as the CD key is open to use by the buyer.

This will never fly in the consumer market. So yeah...smells like FUD to me.
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16 Feb 2012   #6
M1GU31

Windows 10 64bit
 
 

just spoke to my brother and he says he could care less since all he mainly buys is new games anyways haha Thought he would care but he doesn't
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