Microsoft did a 180 on its used games and DRM policies for the Xbox One, and companies like GameStop and GameFly are welcoming the news. The newest firmware update for the Nintendo 3DS adds the ability to create backup saves on an SD card. We got a chance to catch up with Fez creator Phil Fish, and our latest opinion piece talks about what all this DRM-hubub means for Sony, Microsoft and gamers.
- Xbox One no longer requires online checks, used games policy same as Xbox 360
- Xbox One loses some disc-free play, family game-sharing plan with revised policies
- Xbox One requires launch-day patch 'not tied directly' to offline functionality
- Microsoft's Xbox One policy reversal is 'a win/win for consumers,' says GameFly exec
- GameStop says Xbox One DRM decision is 'great news'
- EA: No change to discontinued Online Pass policy after Xbox One, PS4 announcements
- Nintendo 3DS firmware update adds SD card save data backup
- Phil Fish on Fez 2 ambition and launch platforms: 'Not Xbox'
- Opinion: Microsoft and Sony will eventually revert their game ownership policies, what matters is how
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