As we continues to receive information about the Microsoft home console next generation, known to us as the Xbox 720. According to the network resource Edge with reference to insider sources, the new game console, the official announcement of which can take place in the middle of this year’s E3 2013 profile, require the owner to activate copies purchased shooters and arcade games in online mode via produced during this procedure special code. In general, in such a method is not strange, a similar scheme is implemented and in some computer titles.
Thus, it is clear that Microsoft aims to make Xbox Live service a compulsory part of their future console, and all the games for it will be tied to the account holder. Thus be difficult to limit the room for maneuver of pirates, dies unlicensed copies of popular titles, and dealt a blow to market so-called “secondary” (ie sold or donated by another user) video games. On the other hand, the initiative will probably come under fire, for example, from those who can not provide a constant Internet connection.(via TheVerge)