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Black-Ice
06-12-2013, 07:08 AM
Don Mattrick of Microsoft has addressed the issue of Xbox One's "Always Online" feature by simply saying offline gamers can stick to the 360.

"Fortunately we have a product for people who aren't able to get some form of connectivity; it’s called Xbox 360”
“It’s a service-based world, if you think about things and how they get better with an internet connection, that’s a design choice we’ve made. I think people will appreciate it... We did a lot of testing, a lot of consumer research and I think we made a good choice.”

And that's Microsoft's official stance on the matter.

Microsoft appear to be digging the hole deeper and deeper for themselves, and I just don't see the benefit of gradually decreasing your target audience day after day....

RoMee
06-12-2013, 05:30 PM
I'm pretty sure they want that Wii casual crowd, that's why they've invested so much money turning the XBOX into a cable box. Microsoft have been going after the casuals since the release of kinect. Why else would they ignore and alienate gamers.