There’s been rumour that the next generation of Xbox console will require users to always be online, meaning that if you lose connection to the Internet, you risk not being able to play your game, even in single player.
While many people are very against the idea, Adam Orth, creative director of Microsoft Studios came out on Twitter last night saying he didn’t understand what the big deal was:
Orth’s Twitter account, @adam_orth, has since been locked down, but Redditor MrWill4466 managed to get a screenshot of his exchange with another Twitter user before that happened, and posted it to Reddit:
Sixteen hours after being posted, the image had garnered almost 1 million views on Imgur.
Interestingly, the other person in the exchange is also involved in the gaming industry. Manveer Heir (found at @manveerheir on Twitter) is a senior gameplay designer at BioWare and working on theRead More »from ‘Always online’ Xbox system requirement defended by Microsoft’s Adam Orth