Microsoft Changes Xbox ONE Policies

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Microsoft confirmed that it is changing unpopular Xbox ONE policies as a result from the internet backlash. Don Mattrick posted an article on Xbox.com titled “Your feedback matters – Update on Xbox ONE.” Don explains, “As a result of feedback from the Xbox community, we have changed certain policies for Xbox One,” “You told us how much you loved the flexibility you have today with games delivered on disc. The ability to lend, share, and resell these games at your discretion is of incredible importance to you,” Mattrick said. “Also important to you is the freedom to play offline, for any length of time, anywhere in the world.” “So, today I am announcing the following changes to Xbox One and how you can play, share, lend, and resell your games exactly as you do today on Xbox 360,” he continued.

Read about the changes Microsoft brought in the xbox one.

PS3 Firmware Fix Coming Next Week

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Sony released the 4.45 PS3 firmware last week. However, multiple reports say that the new firmware is causing lockdowns or extensive freezes on their console. Reports on the PlayStation forums show that PS3 consoles over 500GB were affected by the error. The 4.45 firmware has since been taken down from the service, but affected consoles will need to wait a bit longer. Sony said they have identified the problem and a new patch will be available on June 27. “We have identified the issue related to the PlayStation 3 software update (version 4.45) that impacted a small number of PS3 systems earlier this week,” Sony said in a statement. “A new PS3 system software update is planned to be released on June 27 that resolves the issue.”

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Xbox ONE and PS4 Help Amazon Post Biggest Pre-order Week Ever.
Amazon announced that Xbox ONE and PS4 preorders have helped the Amazon Games Store post its biggest pre-order week in history. During “peak demand” on Amazon, customers were ordering more than 2,500 consoles per minute. The statistics count both the Xbox ONE and the PS4 consoles. Amazon also stated that E3 week pre-orders for both consoles led to a massive 4,000 percent increase year-to-year. The Xbox ONE is sitting in first place on the Amazon preorder charts, however the PS4 has 5 SKU’s in the top 20. Microsoft have not announced their launch bundles. The Xbox ONE will launch for $499 in US and the PS4 will launch for $399 in US.

Upcoming Xbox Games

 

  • Jun 25, 2013 – Deadpool

  • Jun 25, 2013 – Ride to Hell: Retribution

  • Jul 09, 2013 – Dark

  • Jul 09, 2013 – NCAA Football 14

  • Jul 16, 2013 – Dynasty Warriors 8

  • Jul 16, 2013 – Turbo: Super Stunt Squad

  • Jul 23, 2013 – The Smurfs 2

  • Aug 13, 2013 – Payday 2

  • Aug 13, 2013 – Phineas and Ferb: Quest for Cool Stuff

  • Aug 18, 2013 – Disney Infinity

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