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DRM Appeasement for Xbox One

Microsoft hears the DRM shouts, will they act?

No one want’s it, no one likes it, but will they remove it?

I don’t know of one person that thinks they should pay full price for a game they “borrow” from a friend. Furthermore, it will cripple the affluent sales of pre-owned from supermarkets to swap shops alike. Microsoft has heard the cries of its users and is set to do something about it, however it may not dismiss it altogether.

“We’re fully aware of what is going on. I am also working on a few things to address it. I can’t say much more right now. But we ARE listening,” A spokesman said in a statement from XWIRE.

They also go on to say that the Xbox One doesn’t have to be always connected, though it would require regular connections of some sort (it is slated online to be every 24 hours).

Microsoft have said that friends will be able to borrow each other’s games for a limited period before an activation fee is applied, whether this would be the full price is another matter. This does contradict their previous statements on this sort if issue.

I for one wouldn’t be charmed if I paid for a game through a trade in and then slapped with a full price tag a week or so into the game. I see a lot of chatter on here about DRM and always on, what are your responses to this latest statement?

Let me know by commenting!

Editor’s note: I have to say that while I do see everything that’s going on with regards to the Xbox One. I am curious as to why so many people are saying “I’ll move to PC instead” because of the DRM issues. Most PC games aren’t and haven’t been tradable for a LONG time. When was the last time you purchased a Steam game and had the option of trading it in? You can’t. Many PC titles use one time use codes for Origin, Steam, uPlay etc. What’s different about the proposed Xbox One solution?

Let me know what you think about this too by commenting below. - Steve