Featured Articles

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC: Volume production of 16nm FinFET in 2H 2015

TSMC has announced that it will begin volume production of 16nm FinFET products in the second half of 2015, in late…

More...
AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD misses earnings targets, announces layoffs

AMD has missed earnings targets and is planning a substantial job cuts. The company reported quarterly earnings yesterday and the street is…

More...
Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

Did Google botch the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9?

As expected, Google has finally released the eagerly awaited Nexus 6 phablet and its first 64-bit device, the Nexus 9 tablet.

More...
Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Gainward GTX 970 Phantom previewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

EVGA GTX 970 SC ACX 2.0 reviewed

Nvidia has released two new graphics cards based on its latest Maxwell GPU architecture. The Geforce GTX 970 and Geforce GTX…

More...
Frontpage Slideshow | Copyright © 2006-2010 orks, a business unit of Nuevvo Webware Ltd.
Thursday, 05 September 2013 08:22

Microsoft still looking into game sharing?

Written by David Stellmack

Wants it to be part of the digital ecosystem

While Microsoft did bend to the will to the vocal masses and revise its original DRM strategy for the Xbox One, the company is still looking into ways that loaning and trading of digital would be possible on the console.

The ability to resell, trade, and loan digital games is something that did have potential and Microsoft know that no one else is doing this. In a GameSpot interview, Albert Penello a Xbox Senior Director admitted that they believe that this has to be part of the future digital ecosystem for the console, but right now they are focused on the launch of the console, but it something that should be part of the experience.

Like the Family Sharing feature, it is something that Microsoft will revisit when the time is right. Penello was not clear on how these abilities might be added to the console in the future, but it is clearly something that they are looking at in the future. Actually, that isn’t a bad thing, but one has to question at this point if consumers are ready to look beyond the short term to the future of the digital ecosystem as Microsoft calls it.

Read more here.

 

blog comments powered by Disqus

 

Facebook activity

Latest Commented Articles

Recent Comments