Published on June 21st, 2013 | by SUSHIBOMB STAFF



But do you care about Microsoft?

With the dust settling on the aftermath of major console reveals by Microsoft, and Sony, gamers now have a clearer perspective on their next gen choices. New consoles, new pricing, new policies.

The biggest blunder from the electronic entertainment expo would have to be Microsoft announcing it’s plan for the Xbox One, which quickly lit up the twitterverse with public outcry. With the always on Kinect camera, internet required to play, and well, the very strict control over game sharing and trade-ins. Gamers were and are still divided. Many were quick to point out that the console war had already been won by Microsoft’s missteps alone. Certainly, Sony won a

Even rival Sony couldn’t resist taking a jab.

As of June 19, 2013, this is Microsoft’s stance.

  • An internet connection will not be required to play offline Xbox One games – After a one-time system set-up with a new Xbox One, you can play any disc based game without ever connecting online again. There is no 24 hour connection requirement and you can take your Xbox One anywhere you want and play your games, just like on Xbox 360.
  • Trade-in, lend, resell, gift, and rent disc based games just like you do today – There will be no limitations to using and sharing games, it will work just as it does today on Xbox 360.

Is it too late for an apology?

Read the full update here

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