Xbox One, presumably when connected to the internet (Credit: Microsoft)Over the past few months, the hottest hot-button issue in gaming concerns always-on internet connections. Requiring users to be online to play offline games isn’t popular among gamers, to put it mildly, particularly after tech issues surrounding this very topic pretty much doomed the anticipated SimCity back in March.
So when rumors began swirling that the next Xbox (now called the Xbox One) would indeed require an always-on connection to function properly, the web went nuts. Would such a seemingly draconian practice really be part of Microsoft’s future?
We finally got some answers today, though they’re still a little confusing.Read More »from Xbox One will require regular connection, not ‘always on’