Sources: Microsoft, The Verge
quote: This means 3 things.-You need a connection to get into a game.-You can't loan games to friends.-You can't buy a used game without going through M$. (Which they haven't released details on yet)
quote: 1- More than likely you will only need a connection once when the game is installed to validate. Probably through a serial key of some sort. 2- Yeah that does kind of suck 3- This doesn't really seem like that huge of an issue, what is the problem?
quote: 1- No, go read Harrisons comments, he clearly says that you will need to sign into your account to play a game that you've bought. He specifically says that a connection is needed at the start of gaming.
quote: 3- ...
quote: Do I need to by a $500 dedicated console and a $75+ piece of media to use Steam? That's apples to oranges
quote: I can only vote with my wallet