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Xbox One: Microsoft drops 24 hour online check-in

Whilst writing an article on Microsoft’s current – now previous – lending policies this happened: Your Feedback Matters – Update on Xbox One

The key changes:

1) An internet connection will not be required to play offline Xbox One games – After a one-time system set-up with a new Xbox One, you can play any disc based game without ever connecting online again. There is no 24 hour connection requirement and you can take your Xbox One anywhere you want and play your games, just like on Xbox 360.

2) Trade-in, lend, resell, gift, and rent disc based games just like you do today – There will be no limitations to using and sharing games, it will work just as it does today on Xbox 360.

It’s clear that a major tolerance Microsoft planned had exceeded. These changes will come in the form of a day one update.

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is the Deputy Editor at Thunderbolt, having joined in December 2010. Get in touch on Twitter @shaneryantb.

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