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Microsoft reverses stance on 24-hour check-in, used games for Xbox One [update]

By John Keefer, Jun 19, 2013 1:14pm PDT

Microsoft may be backtracking on its DRM and used game stance for the Xbox One.


"For me the sad part is that MS was trying to do something even better than Steam. The whole ..."

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EA: Online Pass profits didn't balance out reputation damage and player frustration

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 14, 2013 6:45am PDT

EA is finally ditching Online Passes so the three-year experiment clearly didn't work out quite as it had hoped, but how bad was it? "The amount of money that we made, it didn't replace the amount of frustration we put on our customers and it didn't offset the reputation dam...


"Ubisoft doesn't have the online check anymore since like 2011? I know Far Cry 3 worked fine ..."

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