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Gamers plan campaign to end DRM on Xbox One and PlayStation 4

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Microsoft and Sony's used game policies for the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 remain unclear. Both companies have confirmed that their respective consoles can play used games, however they would not go into further detail. An earlier rumor suggested that Sony would incorporate some form of digital rights management (DRM)...
Gamers plan campaign to end DRM on Xbox One and PlayStation 4
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PlayStation 4 to be called Orbis, launching winter 2013?

www.guardian.co.uk
PS4 rumour mill cranks into motion with intriguing details of AMD processors and possible measures against the pre-owned games marketJust in case you haven't seen it, the PlayStation 4 rumours have begun in earnest. US news site Kotaku has posted claims from a 'trusted source' that the next machine will...
PlayStation 4 to be called Orbis, launching winter 2013?

Press Start: more about the 'always on' Xbox 720 and more

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Plus Miyamoto urges patience with Wii U and Game Stick proves more popular than expectedA pick of the weekend's gaming stories, hand selected by the Guardian games writers.Microsoft creative director doesn't get the 'drama' around an always-online Xbox / GameSpot.comMartin Gaston:Microsoft Studios creative director Adam Orth has argued against the...
Press Start: more about the 'always on' Xbox 720 and more

GameStop warns Microsoft on rumored used game-blocking console

arstechnica.com
When we passed along word of reports that Microsoft's next console would use an Internet-connected account to stop used game sales earlier this week, the vast majority of commenters were heavily against the idea. It turns out they have an ally in a major game retailer that doesn't often...
GameStop warns Microsoft on rumored used game-blocking console

PlayStation 4: game on for the next generation?

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Sony has called a press conference in new York on 20 February. It can mean only one thing. The next console war is comingStart spreading the news ... Sony is hitting New York on 20 February and invites are going out to the global technology press. We're thinking this isn't...
PlayStation 4: game on for the next generation?

Microsoft could force retailers, not players, to pay the activation fee for pre-owned Xbox One games

thenextweb.com
Players won’t have to pay an activation fee in order to play pre-owned games on the Xbox One, according to reports by Eurogamer and MCV. The stores who sell them will. MCV cites numerous retail sources who say they have been briefed by Microsoft about how the new system will...
Microsoft could force retailers, not players, to pay the activation fee for pre-owned Xbox One games

Xbox: could the new console be always online with no pre-owned games?

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Edge Magazine is reporting that Microsoft has a controversial new business model in mind for the next Xbox console - a 'digital first' system with no room for pre-owned gamesThe next Xbox console may require a permanent online connection and could rule out the pre-owned games market, Edge magazine has...
Xbox: could the new console be always online with no pre-owned games?

Microsoft explains Xbox One's internet connection requirements, confirms support for game reselling

thenextweb.com
Today Microsoft unleashed a wave of news relating to its coming Xbox One console, from its name to a slew of hardware specs and coming gaming titles. However, the hour-long event was more taste than meal, with many questions left unanswered. Microsoft, likely realizing that it had left more than a few...
Microsoft explains Xbox One's internet connection requirements, confirms support for game reselling

Microsoft defends pre-owned rules

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After a gamer backlash, Microsoft seeks to clarify its policy for pre-owned games on its new Xbox One console....
Microsoft defends pre-owned rules

Backlash over Xbox pre-owned games

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Microsoft faces a backlash from some gamers after it emerges the company may charge a fee to play pre-owned games on its new Xbox One console....
Backlash over Xbox pre-owned games

Sony employee says 'we hear you' in response to growing fan backlash over rumored PlayStation 4 DRM

thenextweb.com
When video game journalist Geoff Keighley mentioned on GameTrailers that the PlayStation 4 might use DRM to stop pre-owned game sales, gamers got pretty upset. So much so that a thread was quickly setup by user famousmortimer on the popular message board NeoGAF, suggesting that players reach out to several...
Sony employee says 'we hear you' in response to growing fan backlash over rumored PlayStation 4 DRM

Frustrated with the Xbox One? That's okay, because Microsoft isn't building its next system for you

thenextweb.com
Microsoft’s unveiling of the Xbox One yesterday caused quite a stir among the gaming community. The mixed messages regarding always-on and always-online (which are two completely different concepts by the way) and pre-owned games didn’t help either. The larger concern surrounds Microsoft’s messaging to its core audience. The reliance on...
Frustrated with the Xbox One? That's okay, because Microsoft isn't building its next system for you
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