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Every Xbox One game will be available digitally on its release date


 Every Xbox One game will be available digitally on its release date
topic by Austin Foyt - 06-07-2013, 06:11 PM - Boxden > BX GameSpot


Every disc-based Xbox One game will also be available to purchase from Xbox Live on its release date, Microsoft confirmed yesterday.

It's a very different policy from the situation on Xbox 360, where select disc-based games may eventually show up as downloadable titles in the Games on Demand section of the Xbox Live Marketplace, sometimes not months until after their retail release.

All Xbox One titles must be installed to the console's hard drive, so game discs essentially serve as little more than game delivery mechanisms — although installing a game from its disc will likely be faster than downloading it, depending on your internet bandwidth. Microsoft said when it unveiled the Xbox One last month that users will be able to start playing games as soon as the installation process begins.

The disc can be put aside once a game is installed: The Xbox One must check in with Xbox Live every 24 hours to ensure that a user is licensed to play a game, Microsoft confirmed yesterday. Disc-based games can be permanently given to friends through a license transfer process that can only occur once for a particular copy of a game, as long as the recipient has been on a person's Xbox Live friends list for at least 30 days.

Physical retail games can also be traded in at "participating retailers" and resold by those stores, and while Microsoft will not charge a "platform fee" to retailers, publishers or consumers for that practice, publishers may decide to charge for trade-ins or choose not to support them at all. Loaning or renting of games will not be supported at launch, although Microsoft said it is "exploring the possibilities" of allowing those practices in the future.
Every Xbox One game will be available digitally on its release date | Polygon

Watch the Sony boys come in here saying "PS3 already does this"


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27 comments for "Every Xbox One game will be available digitally on its release date"


 06-07-2013, 06:13 PMaway - #2
Jesszman 2104 heat pts2104

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Originally Posted by Austin Foyt


Watch the Sony boys come in here saying "PS3 already does this"
it doesn't. The only device that does is the Vita. Stop the blatant fanboyism smh.
 06-07-2013, 06:29 PMaway - #3
Austin Foyt 122 heat pts122

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Originally Posted by Jesszman
it doesn't. The only device that does is the Vita. Stop the blatant fanboyism smh.
Someone told me that the PS3 already did it in another thread.
 06-07-2013, 06:30 PMaway - #4
Jesszman 2104 heat pts2104

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Originally Posted by Austin Foyt
Someone told me that the PS3 already did it in another thread.
Don't believe everything you hear without doing your own research.
 06-07-2013, 06:33 PMaway - #5
Krazie 83 heat pts83

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They said this yesterday with all the other stuff they released, brah.
 06-07-2013, 06:38 PMaway - #6
The N 202 heat pts202

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Might as well DL, disc will install the game anyways
 06-07-2013, 06:40 PMaway - #7
LaRy BLanco 365 heat pts365

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my body is ready

def. gonna have to get a 2tb external hdd for this
 06-07-2013, 06:44 PMaway - #8
HATEWILL! 38 heat pts38

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Originally Posted by Jesszman
it doesn't. The only device that does is the Vita. Stop the blatant fanboyism smh.
Get sum !! !!


But damn this sounds good
 06-07-2013, 06:54 PMaway - #9
One-O-One 7 heat pts

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Cool

no point in purchasing a physical disc since it serves no purpose.

You have to install the game anyway, its probably the same retail price b/c M$ are greedy bastards, and you have no choice but to be hooked up to Xbox Live so why not download it.
 06-07-2013, 06:54 PMaway - #10
Austin Foyt 122 heat pts122

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Originally Posted by Krazie
They said this yesterday with all the other stuff they released, brah.
I know, but some people didn't read the whole thing.
 06-07-2013, 06:55 PMaway - #11
Chuck_Remixed 41 heat pts41

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What new did we learn here?

Last edited by Chuck_Remixed; 06-07-2013 at 06:58 PM..
 06-07-2013, 06:57 PMaway - #12
LakeHawks 49 heat pts49

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but....but.....but.....

Why cant ya'll get steam prices?
 06-07-2013, 06:59 PMaway - #13
OG Killa 137 heat pts137

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I never really did the waiting in line thing like that anyway...all this means is I won't have to stumble my high a$s into walmart at 12 midnight and get laughed at by the white kid who works in electronics

nicca know I be high, told me when I bought one game I asked for it on PS2
 06-07-2013, 07:02 PMaway - #14
GrimeyMofo 5 heat pts

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Originally Posted by ALLEEK
I never really did the waiting in line thing like that anyway...all this means is I won't have to stumble my high a$s into walmart at 12 midnight and get laughed at by the white kid who works in electronics

nicca know I be high, told me when I bought one game I asked for it on PS2
 06-07-2013, 07:13 PMaway - #15
TheProtege9020 38 heat pts38

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Wii U already does this.
 06-07-2013, 07:34 PMaway - #16
cold_young_thug 38 heat pts38

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My Wiiu already does this. Funny how those same niccas who hated on WiiU are braggin about a feature the X1 !!riode off the Big N. You niccas suck!
 06-07-2013, 07:36 PMaway - #17
OG Killa 137 heat pts137

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Originally Posted by cold_young_thug
My Wiiu already does this. Funny how those same niccas who hated on WiiU are braggin about a feature the X1 !!riode off the Big N. You niccas suck!
In Microsofts defense nobody remembers the Wii U. Its like telling someone your cousin wrote !! Don't k!ll My Vibe 10 years ago.

Nobody knew that nicca, sorry




 06-07-2013, 07:40 PMaway - #18
bigboi2006 2 heat pts

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Most of the major games the PS3 does have available as a 1st day download, but not all. Both the Xbox One and PS4 will have all games under that option which is a good thing.
 06-07-2013, 07:41 PMonline - #19
ChevyBrah 190 heat pts190

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Originally Posted by cold_young_thug
My Wiiu already does this. Funny how those same niccas who hated on WiiU are braggin about a feature the X1 !!riode off the Big N. You niccas suck!
ur homo for buying a wii u
 06-07-2013, 09:35 PMaway - #20
Piccolo 4 heat pts

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As it should be the system is an installation device thats all its going to be doing....
 
 


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