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Rumor Has It The Next Xbox Will Have Always On DRM

Posted on February 6, 2013 by Rae Michelle Richards

Rumor has it that Microsoft will require a constant connection in order to use their next generation gaming console. Internet connections are almost ubiquitous now-a-days, as we live in an age where you can browse your favorite websites and play online multiplayer games at broadband speed through your phone. If these rumors are accurate then Microsoft will be taking an aggressive stance against not only piracy, but second hand games sales with the constant connection requirement in the Xbox Durango.

Edge Online brings us these latest tidbits about Redmond’s yet unannounced console. Some of this stuff we’ already knew or assumed – like the existence of a Blu-Ray drive in the console or the fact that the system will be a multi-core processor clocked at 1.6GHZ, designed by AMD. Also as speculated, the console will ship with a second generation Kinect Sensor. With rival Sony poised to fire the first shot in the next-generation race, tech specs and reports seem to be leaking from both companies at a brisk pace.Read More


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